GRANT: Lowenstein awarded ACS Mentored Research Scientist Grant

Congratulations to MT-DIRC 2017 fellow Lisa Lowenstein, PhD, MPH who was awarded the American Cancer Society Mentored Research Scientist Grant for her work with decision making in men with prostate cancer! The title of her new 5-year project is "Older Men's Decision Making about Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer." The project aims are to 1) explore older […]

GRANT: Skolarus receives R01 to de-implement low value castration in men with prostate cancer

Dr. Ted Skolarus (MT-DIRC fellow, 2014 cohort) recently received word from the National Cancer Institute of funding for his R01 entitled De-implementation of low value castration for men with prostate cancer. According to Dr. Skolarus, the study will "transform how and why low value castration is practiced, and advance the science behind stopping low value, even […]

PUBLICATION: MT-DIRC Program Increases D&I Skills

Check out how MT-DIRC fellows are increasing skills in D&I! Preliminary findings from the MT-DIRC program, published in a new article entitled Training scholars in dissemination and implementation research for cancer prevention and control: a mentored approach, show improved D&I skills from baseline (start of program) to 6 and 18 months post. In addition, fellows rate the mentoring […]

PUBLICATION: Some of MT-DIRC’s finest come together to talk participatory implementation

Eight MT-DIRC fellows (along with Mentor Ross Brownson) came together and jointly published the article entitled: Participatory implementation science to increase the impact of evidence-based cancer prevention and control. The article was published in Cancer Causes and Control in February 2018. The Fellow Authors include: Shoba Ramanadhan (2014 cohort), Melinda Davis (2016 cohort), Rebecca Armstrong (2015 cohort), Barbara Baquero (2016 cohort), Jennifer Leng […]

PUBLICATION: Moore applies Quality Implementation Framework (QIF) to comprehensive school physical activity program

MT-DIRC fellow Justin Moore recently published The Application of an Implementation Science Framework to Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs: Be a Champion! in Implementation Science. The article, in which Moore first authored, describes the Be A Champion! (a comprehensive school physical activity program or CSPAP) and details implementation across the Quality Implementation Framework (QIF) in […]