Dissemination Research and Implementation Science Seminar

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Hosted by the Dissemination and Implementation Launchpad

Please join us for a new, interactive, monthly lunchtime seminar (via Zoom) to learn about the growing science of dissemination and implementation research and practice! Enhance your knowledge and skills, share experiences, and develop connections with others in this community for your future work.

We welcome University of Wisconsin faculty, staff, students, and community members interested in dissemination and implementation research and practice. Each seminar will feature a 40 minute presentation followed by 20 minutes of interactive discussion.

Implementation Science & Community Health Outcomes (ISCHO) Certificate

This certificate addresses the gap between basic research discoveries and their application in clinical and public health practice. Such research requires engagement among community members, organizations, clinicians, and researchers and draws on distinct skills. Learn more about the ISCHO Certificate.

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Do I have to be affiliated with UW to attend?

No, these sessions are open to everyone interested in D&I research or practice. Sign up for emails to stay informed.

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Can I get course credit for attending this seminar?

1. E-mail Andrew Quanbeck (andrew.quanbeck@fammed.wisc.edu) for permission to enroll.

2. If you receive permission, forward the e-mail that states Professor Quanbeck’s permission and your UW Student ID number to Terrie Howe at thowe2@wisc.edu and Deidre Vincevineus at vincevineus@wisc.edu.

3. A slot will be saved for you in POP HLTH 699.

4. As soon as your slot appears in the system, the Population Health department will send you an e-mail telling you to go ahead and enroll in POP HLTH 699.

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How is this seminar related to the Implementation Science & Community Health Outcomes (ISCHO) Certificate?

The Implementation Science and Community Health Outcomes (ISCHO) certificate program has a seminar requirement of 1-2 credits. DRISS is one of the options for fulfilling this seminar requirement.


Jane Mahoney

Credentials: MD

Position title: Director, Dissemination & Implementation Launchpad

Email: jm2@medicine.wisc.edu

Jane Mahoney, MD, is a professor in the UW Division of Geriatrics, Director of the Community-Academic Aging Resource Network (CAARN), and ICTR Director of Dissemination and Implementation Resources. Dr Mahoney has developed highly successful programs in falls prevention and is nationally recognized for her pioneering research in falls and novel interventions to reduce the incidence of falls in community-dwelling elderly as well as dissemination and implementation research on the ‘Stepping On’ falls prevention program which is now in use throughout Wisconsin and many states.  She has conducted research on contextual factors and strategies that promote adoption of evidence-based interventions in community settings. Dr Mahoney’s research has been supported by peer-reviewed grants from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), NIH and AHRQ.

Dr Mahoney received the 2022 ACTS Distinguished Investigator: Translation from Proof of Concept to Widespread Clinical Practice Award. **Video**