Director, Dissemination & Implementation Launchpad
Dr. Jane Mahoney, MD is a professor in the UW Division of Geriatrics, Director of the Community-Academic Aging Resource Network (CAARN), and Director of Dissemination and Implementation Resources at UW ICTR. 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.