2020 Visiting Faculty
LAURA DAMSCHRODER, MPH, MS
Laura Damschroder is an implementation researcher, who collaborates on many publicly funded research projects through Implementation Pathways, LLC. She is also a full-time investigator with the Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Adjunct Associate Professor at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Ms. Damschroder is an international leader in advancing and applying implementation theories and is lead developer of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR), one of the most widely used frameworks in implementation science. She has been a visiting scholar to many institutions around the world, led national workshops, and is a mentor for many early-career implementation researchers.
BYRON POWELL, PhD
Byron Powell is an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. His scholarship has focused on barriers and facilitators to implementing evidence-based practices; designing, tailoring, and assessing the effectiveness of implementation strategies; and advancing implementation research methods. His research has primarily been supported by the National Institutes of Health. Byron has served as faculty for several training initiatives, including the Implementation Research Institute, Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH), TIDIRH-Ireland, TIDIRH-Australia, and Knowledge Translation Canada Summer Institute. He is President of the Society for Implementation Research Collaboration, and is on the editorial boards of Implementation Science and Implementation Research and Practice.