Work in Progress (WIP) Seminars

Please join us for monthly Work in Progress (WIP) seminars where faculty, staff, students, and others interested in dissemination and implementation-related research can:

  • Share their work
  • Receive feedback about ideas
  • Explore potential partnerships

Presentations are 30 – 45 minutes followed by discussion. Potential topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Early-stage research ideas
  • Grant proposal development
  • Formative findings of currently funded work

WIPs are held the first Monday of every month from 12-1:30 pm at the CDIS (818 S. Wolcott Ave, 3rd floor, Room 325).

Participation is open to everyone. Feel free to bring your lunch!

If you are interested in presenting at a WIP seminar, please contact Dr. Dennis Watson (, and provide a proposed title and 3-5 sentence description of your presentation.

One-on-One Consulting

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

  • Grant review
  • Implementation framework/theory selection
  • Methodological guidance
  • Implementation measure selection

If you are interested in a CDIS consultation, please visit and complete a short intake form. A CDIS team member will follow-up within one week to schedule an appointment.

For grant-related consultations, we will request materials two weeks in advance.

For non-grant related consultation, we will request materials one week in advance.

For time-sensitive projects that require immediate consultation, please contact Dr. Dennis Watson directly at (