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CDIS Colloquium Series – Carolyn Kiman

Bridging the Gap: Communicating Research to Accelerate Policy Impact Wednesday, April 5, 2023 11:00am-12:30pm 909 S Wolcott Ave, COMRB Room 2175, Zoom Link Available Register in advance:https://go.uic.edu/CDIS_Colloquium_April2023 Carolyn Kiman, MSPH Senior Strategic Communications Advisor United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Session Description: Research can help us address some of the most pressing global development [...]

By |2023-01-26T15:39:11-06:00January 26th, 2023|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

CDIS 2023 Summer Internship Program accepting applications through March 31st

The goal of the CDIS Summer Internship Program is to introduce or strengthen research skills, professional development skills, and knowledge of implementation science of undergraduates or those who have recently graduated. Interns support the efforts of the Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (CDIS) to advance the field of dissemination and implementation science in the [...]

By |2023-01-26T15:13:16-06:00January 26th, 2023|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Prevention, Practice, and Policy: Older US Veterans’ Perspectives on Cannabis Use

Julie Bobitt, PhD and colleagues explored the use of cannabis among older Veterans. Their results showed older Veterans are using medical cannabis as a means of harm reduction as an adjunct or substitute for other medications and substances with limited guidance from their healthcare providers. Veterans also reported that there exists an inconsistency across the [...]

By |2023-01-18T11:04:40-06:00January 18th, 2023|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Introducing a real-time method for identifying the predictors of non-compliance with event-based reporting of tobacco use in ecological momentary assessment

Ashley Kendall, PhD recently published an article, "Introducing a real-time method for identifying the predictors of non-compliance with event-based reporting of tobacco use in ecological momentary assessment" in Annals of Behavioral Medicine. This study introduced a real-time method for identifying person- and moment-level predictors of failing to self-initiate tobacco event reports during ecological momentary assessment [...]

By |2023-01-05T10:23:50-06:00January 5th, 2023|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

Barriers to PrEP uptake among Black female adolescents and emerging adults

CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Natasha Crooks, PhD and colleagues published a paper, "Barriers to PrEP uptake among Black female adolescents and emerging adults" in Preventative Medicine Reports. The purpose of this paper is to understand the characteristics of age, race, gender, history, and medical mistrust as barriers to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake among Black female adolescents [...]

By |2023-01-11T10:17:06-06:00December 1st, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

CDIS Community Partner Spotlight: LAMP

  CDIS Community Partner Spotlight: LAMP Chicago Lawndale AMACHI Mentoring Program (LAMP) provides mentoring to children 5-24 years old impacted by incarceration and delivers programming focused on academic achievement, decision-making, social and emotional stability, and community pride in North Lawndale, Chicago. Dr. Natasha Crooks, CDIS Faculty Affiliate has been volunteering with LAMP over the past [...]

By |2022-10-28T11:14:03-05:00October 28th, 2022|DOM CDIS Partner Spotlight|0 Comments

Interdisciplinary Public Health Sciences (IPHS) Course 440

The Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (CDIS) is offering a course on Dissemination and Implementation Science (IPHS 440) this spring on Thursdays at 1:00pm – 4:30pm online via synchronous instruction. To register, use CRN 46572. The course combines lectures and group activities and will address theories and frameworks, research methods and innovative designs, hybrid effectiveness [...]

By |2022-10-28T10:20:19-05:00October 28th, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation and Sustainability of Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions in Early Childcare Settings: a Systematic Review

CDIS Faculty Affiliate, Angela Kong, PhD, MPH, RDN and colleagues published the "Facilitators and Barriers to Implementation and Sustainability of Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions in Early Childcare Settings: a Systematic Review" in Prevention Science. The purpose of this systematic review was to synthesize existing research on facilitators and barriers to implementation and sustainability of nutrition [...]

By |2022-10-28T10:16:06-05:00October 28th, 2022|DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

UIC Town Hall: Feedback Session on the Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science in Health Disparities

Dear Colleagues, Please join us to discuss the formal establishment of the Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science in Health Disparities in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois Chicago. CDIS was established to advance implementation research, practice, and education to achieve health equity and reduce health disparities among underserved populations in partnership [...]

By |2022-09-12T10:13:27-05:00September 12th, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

IMPAACT SBSC SpotLight – Mental Health & Trauma in Research and the Populations We Serve

This month, the IMPAACT Social Behavioral Scientific Core SpotLight Series will feature a moderated panel discussing mental health and trauma in research and the populations we serve. Panelists include Mary Fabri, PsyD; Geri Donenberg, PhD; and Dorothy Dow, MD, MSc. Hosted by Rivet Amico, Nicole Montañez, and Rachael Jeffrey. 22 September 2022 | 9:00 a.m.  [...]

By |2022-09-12T09:59:28-05:00September 12th, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments
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