Join us for The Role of Policy in Implementation Science and Health Equity with Karen Emmons, PhD, of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. This event is part of the Dissemination & Implementation Seminar Series, which features leaders in the field to speak on a variety of relevant and timely topics.
- Explore ways in which implementation science might extend to policy as an implementation strategy
- Identify opportunities for developing the methods and measures needed for policy implementation science
- Examine the role of policy implementation in addressing equity
This event will take place virtually via Zoom webinar. Please register to receive your unique link to attend.
About the Speaker
Karen Emmons, PhD
Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Karen Emmons is a behavioral scientist with a strong track record of funded research in community-based approaches to cancer prevention in a variety of settings that serve under-resourced communities, including low income housing and community health centers. Her work targets a range of cancer risk factors, including nutrition, physical activity, sun exposure, tobacco and second-hand smoke exposure, and cancer screening. Her research teams have included interdisciplinary perspectives on cancer risk reduction and health disparities, with a focus on multiple cancer risk behaviors.