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 […]