Go Big or Go Home? Designs and Methods for Studying Scale Up and Spread

April 07, 2020
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Schwarz Conference Rm, Maternity Bd, Medical Campus

The Center for Dissemination & Implementation Seminar Series brings leaders in the field of public health to campus throughout the academic year to offer talks on a variety of relevant topics.

Join us to learn about the designs and methods for studying scale-up and spread. We’ll look at the US VA QUERI: 4 Phase Pipeline Framework, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Framework for Going to Full-Scale, and both testing and doing scale-up.

This event is free and open to all. No registration is necessary. You are welcome to bring your lunch. For questions, please contact Matthew Brown at matbrown@wustl.edu.


About the speaker

Geoffrey Curran, PhD
Director, Center for Implementation Research Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine and Research Health Scientist, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

Dr. Curran was trained as a medical sociologist. He began his career looking at the complex etiology of substance use disorders and published several papers on the intersection of social and psychological factors in the development of problem substance use. Later, Dr. Curran became interested in health services research and began to investigate predictors of treatment engagement and outcomes for substance use disorders. In addition to this line of research, Dr. Curran simultaneously developed his research interests in the diffusion of innovation in mental health and primary care settings.

Event Sponsors: Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health, Mentored Training in Implementation Science, and the Washington University Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control (WU-ISCCC)

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