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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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, [...]

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Mission and Vision

“The Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science is committed to the advancement of implementation science research, practice, and education, in partnership with communities, to reduce health disparities. We are striving to build a healthier and more equitable world through implementation science.”

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CDIS Director Geri Donenberg, PhD
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Works in Progress

monthly on the first Monday at 12:00 pm via Zoom

where faculty, staff, students, and others interested in dissemination and implementation-related research can meet monthly to:

  • share their work
  • receive feedback about ideas
  • explore potential partnerships
  • stay connected to D&I science at UIC
Consulting Services

as needed upon request

formal study design-related consulting by appointment for researchers. Areas of consultation include (but are not limited to):

  • grant review
  • framework/theory selection
  • methodological guidance
  • implementation measure selection
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