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

Spring Course on Dissemination and Implementation Science (IPHS 494)

The Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science (CDIS) is offering a course on Dissemination and Implementation Science (IPHS 494) this spring 2022 on Thursdays at 1:00 pm - 4:20 pm online via synchronous instruction. The course combines on-line and in-person lectures and group activities and will address theories and frameworks, research methods, and innovative designs, [...]

By |2022-02-08T11:39:14-06:00December 8th, 2021|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Career Development Award for sexual and reproductive health program for Latina adolescents and their mothers/female caregivers

Kate Merrill, PhD, received a K99/R00 award from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development. The study will address health disparities among Latina adolescents in partnership with community-based organizations in Chicago. Dr. Merrill and her team will adapt an evidence-based sexual and reproductive health intervention for Latina adolescents and their mothers/female caregivers and conduct a [...]

By |2022-01-27T16:07:10-06:00November 29th, 2021|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

Small Business Innovation Research: Phat Life Plus Phase II

Geri Donenberg, PhD, Brenikki Floyd, PhD, and Nyssa Snow-Hill, PhD, with colleagues from Influents Innovations, Inc., David Smith, PhD, and Ed Feil, PhD, received funding from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to complete the technology-based training tool for juvenile justice staff to deliver PHAT (Preventing HIV/AIDS Among Teens) Life. The study seeks to increase uptake, dissemination, and [...]

By |2022-01-27T16:14:34-06:00November 1st, 2021|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

CDIS Colloquium Series – Ana Baumann, PhD

How to Do Equitable Implementation Research? Thoughts of a Learner Thursday, September 9th, 2021 1:30PM – 3:00PM  via Zoom Register in advance: https://go.uic.edu/CDIS_Colloquium_Sept9 Ana Baumann, PhD Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery Washington University School of Medicine Ana Baumann's research agenda focuses on identifying strategies to facilitate the implementation and dissemination of [...]

By |2022-01-25T15:01:09-06:00August 11th, 2021|DOM CDIS News|Comments Off on CDIS Colloquium Series – Ana Baumann, PhD

Presentations at the International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics

CDIS Researchers presented their work at the 13th International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics 2021, which showcased the latest developments in pediatric and maternal HIV research in an interactive, virtual global platform. In a “poster walk” session highlighting the top posters from investigators and moderated by experts in pediatric and perinatal HIV research, Kate Merrill, PhD, presented "IMARA-SA: Piloting [...]

By |2022-01-27T16:01:37-06:00August 10th, 2021|DOM CDIS News|0 Comments

CDIS Researchers present health disparities symposium at Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference

Brianna Griggs, MPH, Kate Merrill, PhD, and Nyssa Snow-Hill, PhD presented a symposium at the 18th Biennial Conference for the Society for Community Research and Action – “Using Innovative Health Promotion Programs and Implementation Strategies to Address Health Disparities among Black Youth”. This symposium reviewed three innovative strategies for implementing evidence-based programs (EBP) in settings serving [...]

By |2022-01-25T15:00:57-06:00July 29th, 2021|DOM CDIS News|Comments Off on CDIS Researchers present health disparities symposium at Society for Community Research and Action Biennial Conference

UIC leads new collaborative to reduce COVID-19 disparities

Molly Martin, MD, MAPP CDIS Associate Director for Community Engagement The University of Illinois Chicago has been selected by the National Institutes of Health as the principal site of a multi-center collaborative in the Chicago area that will bolster research and outreach to help communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19. As part of the [...]

By |2022-01-25T15:00:42-06:00July 19th, 2021|DOM CDIS News|Comments Off on UIC leads new collaborative to reduce COVID-19 disparities
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