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

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

CDIS Colloquium Series – J.D. Smith, PhD

Use of the Implementation Research Logic Model (IRLM) for Trials Utilizing Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Approaches Thursday, September 15, 2022 11:00am-12:30pm 909 S Wolcott Ave, COMRB Room 2175, Zoom Link Available Register in advance: https://go.uic.edu/CDIS_Colloquium_Sept2022 J.D. Smith, PhD Associate Professor Director of the Dissemination and Implementation Science Core Utah Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute Co-Director/MPI Community Intervention [...]

By |2022-08-03T16:15:39-05:00August 3rd, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

DOM Ideas on Tap Research Mixer June 2, 2022

The Department of Medicine's Ideas on Tap Research Mixer spearheaded by the Scholarly Activities Council returned in person on June 2, 2022. CDIS Researchers Julie Bobitt, PhD and Kate Merrill, PhD presented their work in rapid fire presentations along with other researchers from the Department of Medicine. Dr. Bobitt presented on her work on Medical [...]

By |2022-06-15T09:49:35-05:00June 15th, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Ashley Kendall – Best Poster in Implementation Science

Ashley Kendall, PhD and the Project AIM team won an award for the Best Poster in Implementation Science at the 2022 Midwest Clinical and Translational Research Meeting in Chicago, for the poster "Applying the EPIS Framework to Adapt and Implement a Meditation App to Reduce Risk Behaviors with Justice-Involved Youth on Probation."

By |2022-03-22T12:12:12-05:00March 22nd, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

CDIS Colloquium Series – Jaime Hughes, PhD

Implementation strategies for widespread scaling of evidence-based programs into an integrated healthcare system Thursday, April 21, 2022 1:00pm-2:30pm via Zoom Register in advance: https://go.uic.edu/CDIS_Colloquium_Apr22 Jaime M. Hughes, PhD, MPH, MSW Assistant Professor Department of Implementation Science Section on Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine Wake Forest School of Medicine A behavioral scientist turned implementation scientist, Dr. Hughes [...]

By |2022-02-22T14:39:17-06:00February 22nd, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

CDIS 2022 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 |2022-02-15T14:30:37-06:00February 8th, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Julie Bobitt, PhD, edits an implementation science special issue of Public Policy & Aging Report

Julie Bobitt, PhD, guest edited a special issue of Public Policy & Aging Report, "Implementation Science: A Critical Tool for Research Utilization and Policy Evaluation." Published in February 2022, articles in this special issue in which the articles discuss how implementation science can and has informed the implementation of aging-related evidence-based practices (EBPs) in a variety [...]

By |2022-02-08T12:09:03-06:00February 8th, 2022|DOM CDIS News, DOM CDIS Publications|0 Comments

New study reports mask-wearing experiences of adults with asthma

Sharmilee Nyenhuis, MD Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago conducted an online survey of 501 adults with asthma to better understand the extent of, and the problems related to, mask use in the era of COVID-19.  Even though study participants almost uniformly adhered to mask wearing in public, 84% experienced discomfort, and [...]

By |2022-01-25T14:51:52-06:00January 25th, 2022|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments
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