Moving Evidence Into Practice: Fast-paced presentations by the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC) Team

September 05, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Taylor Avenue Building, Doll & Hill, Medical Campus

Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC) team national leaders and stellar students, soon-to-be-leaders, are visiting St. Louis! Enjoy ignite presentations of their work over lunch (provided), request a consult with one of our speakers and network at our happy hour.

Please request consultations through our Qualtrics survey by 8/22 to be considered.

RSVP for lunch and happy hour by 9/3.


  • 11:30- 11:40am… Registration and Lunch

  • 11:40- 11:45am… Welcome

  • 11:45am- 1:00pm… Ignite Presentations

  • 1:15- 4:00pm… Consultations (Space is limited. Must sign-up by 8/22 to be considered.)

  • 4:00- 5:00pm… Happy Hour


Sara J Landes, SIRC President and Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences | Implementation of Suicide Prevention in the Department of Veterans Affairs

Rebecca Lengnick, Doctoral Student, University of Southern CaliforniaHow organizations adapt during EBP implementation


Shannon Wiltsey-Stirman, Chair of Established Investigator Network of Expertise and Faculty at Stanford University |  Adaptation of Evidence-Based Interventions: An Expanded Framework


Jordan Thayer, Doctoral Student, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities| Initiative Overload: Are Schools Not Doing Enough or Doing Too Much for Student Mental Health?

Robert Franks, Practitioner Conference Co-Chair and Faculty at Harvard University |    Using an enhanced learning collaborative and implementation tools and mechanisms to facilitate successful implementation of EBPs within a system of care

Madeline Larson, Doctoral Student, University of Minnesota |Tailoring Implementation to Context-Specific Needs: Mixed-Method Findings from a School-Based Trial of the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools

Kate Comtois, SIRC Past President and Associate Professor, University of Washington | A Case Study in Dissemination and Implementation in Large Health Systems: Suicide Prevention in the Department of Defense



Heather Bullock, Doctoral Student, McMaster University | How do systems achieve their goals? The role of implementation in mental health systems improvement


Doyanne Darnell, EBP Champion Task Force Chair and Acting Assistant Professor, University of Washington | Submitted K23 to NIMH: Technologic Innovation to Enhance the Scalability and Sustainability of Trauma Center Provider Training in Suicide Safety Planning


Questions or comments? Contact Matthew Brown at

Event Sponsors: Sponsored by the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC), the Dissemination and Implementation Research Core (DIRC), and the Center for Dissemination and Implementation (CDI)

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