Events / 2024 D&I Proposal Development Bootcamp

2024 D&I Proposal Development Bootcamp

October 30, 2024
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for an intensive day of tailored consultations aimed at advancing your dissemination & implementation grant proposal from idea to draft. Accepted proposal teams will have the opportunity to network over lunch, consult with D&I experts, and attend our third annual Enola Proctor Lecture with Rinad S. Beidas, PhD of Northwestern University.

This event will take place in person at Washington University. The exact location will be announced in late July or early August. Those interested in participating in Bootcamp must submit a concept paper by August 15 to be accepted. Teams can include up to four individuals and must be lead by a WashU employee.

The Enola Proctor Lecture will be open to those not participating in Bootcamp. Please check back in August to register.

Email Ashley Sturm at if you have any questions or concerns.

Enola Proctor Lecture

The third annual Enola Proctor Lecture will take place in person and virtually via Zoom webinar. However, in-person attendance will be limited. Please check back in August for event details and registration.

Harnessing implementation science methods to realize the 
promise of scientific discovery for all

Rinad S. Beidas, PhD
Rinad S. Beidas, PhD

Chair, Department of Medical Social Sciences
Ralph Seal Paffenbarger Professor
Professor of Medical Social Sciences (Implementation Science) and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern University

Prior to joining Northwestern University, Rinad S. Beidas, PhD, served as founding director of the University of Pennsylvania Implementation Science Center at the Leonard Davis Institute from 2017-2022. Dr. Beidas’s research leverages insights from implementation science and behavioral economics to make it easier for clinicians, leaders, and organizations to use best practices to improve the quality and equity of care and enhance health outcomes. She works across areas including mental health, firearm safety promotion, cancer, HIV, and cardiovascular disease and collaborates closely with key stakeholders, including patients, clinicians, health system leaders, payers, and policymakers. As an international leader in implementation science, Rinad has published over 250 peer-reviewed publications in journals such as JAMA, NEJM Catalyst, and Implementation Science. She has led two NIH centers on behavioral economics and implementation science and has a strong record of NIH-funded implementation research serving as MPI or PI of 11 NIH grants totaling approximately 31 million dollars.


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