Dissemination Research and Implementation Science Seminar

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.


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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 about the ISCHO Certificate.

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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 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.



Andrew Quanbeck, PhD, is faculty with the Dissemination and Implementation Launchpad. Dr. Quanbeck is also an associate professor in the University of Wisconsin’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. He heads the Implementation Science and Engineering Lab at UW. Dr. Quanbeck’s research draws upon concepts from systems engineering in developing innovative approaches to implementing evidence-based practices in healthcare. His research focuses specifically on the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders in primary care settings. Dr. Quanbeck has a leadership role in dissemination and implementation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a faculty member at the UW’s Clinical and Translational Science Award program, he consults with clinical researchers across campus to help them apply D&I concepts to extend the impact of their work. Full Bio

Previous Seminars

June 2023

Andy Garbacz | Promoting Family Wellbeing and Youth Mental Health through Family-Centered and Family-School-Community Intervention

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

August 2022

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

May 2023

Jane Mahoney | Integration of D&I within Translational Science: Examples from UW-Madison ICTR

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

April 2023

Yao Liu & Christiana Fowlkes | Systems Modeling to Integrate Health Equity Into Implementation Science: Cultural Adaptation of an Implementation Program for Tele-Ophthalmology in Urban, Low-Income Black Communities

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