Dissemination Research and Implementation Science Seminar

Hosted by Heidi Brown, MD – Faculty, 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.


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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

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How do I get this seminar added to my calendar?

Sign up for seminar updates. We will send out emails with upcoming seminar and speaker announcements. You may also click on any of the upcoming sessions in the calendar above and there will be an “add to calendar” function.

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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 Heidi Brown (hwbrown2@wisc.edu) for permission to enroll.

2. If you receive permission, forward the e-mail that states Professor Brown’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.



Heidi Brown, MD, is faculty with the Dissemination and Implementation Launchpad. As an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Her primary research focus is on improving access to effective treatments for pelvic floor disorders. Her current and past funding sources include the National Institutes of Health, the Wisconsin Partnership Program, and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at UW. Full Bio

Previous Seminars

March 2023

Olufunmilola Abraham | Implementing a youth advisory board to inform adolescent health and medication safety research

December 2022

Christie Bartels & Edmond Ramly | BP Connect and Quit Connect: Scaling Down Intensity to Scale Up Reach

February 2023

Jay Ford | Applying a Health Systems Engineering Approach to D&I and Sustainability Research

November 2022

Sijia Yang | A Community-Engaged Approach to Develop and Disseminate PSAs Promoting COVID-19 Vaccines on Social Media: Lessons Learned from the Communities Confronting COVID (C3) Project

January 2023

Barbara King | Using REP and REAIM to implement a complex mobility intervention in a hospital setting

September 2022

Felice Resnik | An Introduction to D&I

Guest Moderator: Yao Liu

August 2022

Daniel Almirall | MAISY: Multilevel Adaptive Implementation Strategies & Optimization Trial Designs