New HIGH IRI training program focuses on intersection between D&I Science and Infectious Diseases

Researchers at the post-doctoral or junior faculty level who are interested in Infectious Disease, HIV and Global Health now have a new, world-class training and mentorship opportunity. Hosted by the Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis, the HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Health Implementation […]

Study on vaccine preferences shows breaking down population by preference is important to meeting needs of the unvaccinated public

We know that the U.S. has been successful in vaccinating those who want the shot however, as we continue to hear about vaccine hesitancy or outright opposition, WashU dissemination and implementation researchers have conducted a study to get to the root of public preference. The study, entitled, “Preferences for COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategies in the […]

Center helps launch new university-wide D&I website

The Center for Dissemination & Implementation at the Institute for Public Health has helped launch a new website for the Washington University D&I community. The brand new, Dissemination and Implementation Research website features news and information about D&I-related faculty profiles, projects, and events; implementation research across WashU; video interviews with nationwide and local D&I experts […]

2020 in review: Center for Dissemination & Implementation and partners fund seven projects

The Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health didn’t let 2020 dampen its efforts to fund vital research projects. A total of $144,070 has been awarded via CDI’s Pilot/Small Grants programs and its Rapid Add-On (RAD) funding program to seven projects each led by Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars. Two […]

Community advocate works to amplify voices of people living with HIV/AIDS

Fast-Track Cities St. Louis just celebrated its first anniversary as one of 300+ cities around the world working to end HIV/AIDS by the year 2030. One year ago, on “World AIDS Day” (12/1), Institute for Public Health leaders joined St. Louis city and county officials to sign a proclamation that commits St. Louis to achieve […]

2020 in review: Center for Dissemination & Implementation works with state to inform COVID-19 response

Since March 2020, the Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health has partnered with both the St. Louis region and the state of Missouri to provide data analysis and modeling related to COVID-19. These partnerships influenced the region to issue shelter-in-place orders sooner than they might have, allowed state officials to […]

Advancing D&I Science

CTSA Working Group Advances Dissemination and Implementation Science Written by Leslie Roettger, Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences The CTSA program provides opportunities for hub members to come together and advance knowledge and progress around various topics. One way this is accomplished is through working groups. Working groups consider and develop solutions around a specific […]

Center for Dissemination and Implementation Awards Rapid Add-On (RAD) Funding

The Center for Dissemination and Implementation has awarded $15,000 in Rapid Add-on Funding to the following study, which centers on the impact of a lapse in education to Pakistani and Afghani children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The RAD funding mechanism enables investigators to rapidly “add-on” measurements or pilot data collection to an existing observational or experimental research […]

Institute for Public Health names new director of its Center for Dissemination and Implementation

Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health The Institute for Public Health announces the appointment of Elvin H. Geng MD, MPH, as the new director of the Institute’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (CDI). He is also named professor of medicine for the Washington University Medical School’s Division of […]

View Dissemination & Implementation Videos

The Center for Dissemination and Implementation has been active in on-campus events, talks and activities. Videos representing talks by center staff and Faculty Scholars are available here: How to Engage with Policymakers a workshop for academics with Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSWDr. Prusaczyk draws on her experience as a health and aging policy fellow to discuss how […]

D&I Spotlight: Beth Prusaczyk explains D&I Science & how she uses it

Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager at the Institute for Public Health and Beth Prusacyk, PhD, MSW,  Institute faculty scholar & instructor of medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences “It’s the wonkiest science of science,” says Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, Institute of Public Health Faculty Scholar and Dissemination and Implementation Science practitioner. She gets […]

Childhood Obesity Treatment

Written by Paola Montalvo Ayala, coordinator & Matthew Brown, (former) manager of the Center for Dissemination & Implementation Family-Based Treatment for Childhood Obesity (FBT) is a behavioral weight control intervention for children with obesity. Despite its recognized efficacy, it is mainly available in specialty clinics. Due to barriers posed by fragmentation of care and lack […]

Center for Dissemination & Implementation awards four pilot project grants

Written by Kim Furlow, communications manager for the Institute for Public Health The Center for Dissemination and Implementation (CDI) Seed Funding Program annually awards funding  to multiple projects to help advance D&I research. The awards are managed by the CDI, and funded in part or fully by various partners. These seed funding awards are designed […]

Center for D&I and partner funds five projects

The Center for Dissemination and Implementation pilot and small grants program at the Institute for Public Health announces the award of funding for five new projects. One of the grants is fully funded by the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences at the Washington University School of Medicine and four are fully funded by our Center for Dissemination and Implementation. Dissemination of […]

Third annual Dissemination and Implementation Proposal Development Bootcamp

On April 5, 2017 the Center for Dissemination and Implementation held its third annual Dissemination and Implementation Proposal Development Bootcamp. The bootcamp is designed to stimulate the development of innovative grant proposals in dissemination and implementation (D&I) science and to prepare researchers to compete successfully for grant funding.  Dr. Mark McGovern of Stanford University kicked off the […]

Center for Dissemination & Implementation Partners Fund Seven Projects

The Center for Dissemination & Implementation pilot and small grants program at the Institute for Public Health announces funding for seven projects. Two are co-funded by our Center for Global Health, two fully funded by the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences at the Washington University School of Medicine, and three are fully funded by our Center for […]

Center for Dissemination & Implementation funds five pilot projects

The Center for Dissemination & Implementation (D&I) at the Institute for Public Health recently awarded funding for five pilot projects to help advance D&I research. Improving foodborne illness surveillance and reporting through new technology PI: Jenine K. HarrisFood poisoning is widespread, costly, and preventable. Food poisoning reports by consumers and healthcare providers identify more serious violations […]

Faculty featured as leaders in new efforts to promote dissemination and implementation

A new toolkit for dissemination and implementation (D&I), developed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), prominently features the work of several Washington University in St. Louis faculty members. In particular, the book Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice, was used as an organizing framework for the toolkit. Learn more about the […]