PUBLICATION: Birken explores how implementation scientists choose theories for their research

Check out this new publication first authored by Fellow Sarah Birken (2014 Cohort) which examined which theories implementation scientists use and the criteria for selecting them. Top 3 theories used: 1) Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR), 2) Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (REAIM), and 3) Diffusion of Innovation. Most important criterion for selecting theory: 1)Empirical support, 2) […]

GRANT: Davis Receives NCI K07 Award

MT-DIRC Fellow Melinda Davis, PhD (2016 cohort) was recently awarded a 4-year NCI K07 award to begin August 1st, 2017! The award will support “PRECISE CRC” which tests tools and processes to support tailored implementation of a direct mail (DM) program in a novel population and setting: rural primary care. It will continue to support […]

GRANT: Lee receives NCI R21

In July 2016, Bekka Lee received a two-year R21 grant entitled “Effective Training Models for Implementing Health-Promoting Practices After school (1R21CA201567-01A1)” from the National Cancer Institute. The group randomized trial seeks to address the nation’s high childhood obesity rates by establishing the effectiveness and implementation of in person and online trainings for scaling up an […]