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WUNDIR Meeting

The Washington University Network for Dissemination and Implementation Research (WUNDIR), is an informal network of researchers with a common interest in dissemination and implementation science in a variety of different settings and sectors.
Sponsored by:
Center for Dissemination & Implementation at the Institute for Public Health
Navigating the Politics of Innovation Implementation

Implementing innovations often stirs up political dynamics in organizations. This session will explore the drivers of, and outline a framework for, navigating the political dynamics in organizations. Andrew Knight, PhD is assistant professor of organizational behavior in the Olin Business School at Washington University. His work focuses on group dynamics and innovation
Sponsored by:
Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health
In It Together: Community and Academic Perspectives on Research

In It Together is a hands-on community forum to discuss community and university perspectives on how health research can benefit Ferguson, Dellwood, and other areas in the St. Louis Metropolitan region. Participants will discuss research at Washington University and community-university partnerships. Speakers will include Dr. Sarah Gehlert, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity and Director of the Center for Community-Engaged Research, and graduates of the Community Research Fellows program created by Dr. Melody Goodman, Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences.
Sponsored by:
Center for Community-Engaged Research, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, and Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities
Unmasking Ebola: Myths and Misconceptions

James Ogedegbe, MD, MPH, a Nigerian epidemiology and Director of Disease Control for the State of Florida Health Department, will discuss the misconceptions regarding the Ebola epidemic as well as facilitate discussion regarding the role of media and the effect on African nations. Part of African Week 2014
Sponsored by:
African Students Association