Global Center for Implementation Science

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NYU Global Center for Implementation Science

Conducting research and building capacity to accelerate adoption, implementation, sustainability, and scale-up of evidence-based policies and practices in the US and globally.  

News & Updates


News & Updates

NYU GPH Joins NIH-Funded LAUNCH Global Research Training Program

NYU School of Global Public Health is part of a newly awarded Launching Future Leaders in Global Health (LAUNCH) research training grant, supported by the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes for Health (NIH). The $5 million grant is led by Washington University in St. Louis with a consortium of 10 partner institutions in the U.S. and across the African continent.

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GPH Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Study Disparities in Respiratory Failure

Mari Armstrong-Hough, MPH, PhD, has been awarded a $2.7 million, four-year grant (R01HL157361) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. The funding will support research by Dr. Armstrong-Hough and co-PI Dr. Thomas Valley examining disparities in survival of respiratory failure and developing interventions to mitigate inequities in the delivery of care for respiratory failure.

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GPH Researchers Receive Grant To Study Stigma, Depression & HIV in Botswanan Women

This study seeks to promote viral load suppression among women with serious mental illness (SMI) and HIV in Botswana. These women are vulnerable to psychiatric medication and ART nonadherence, which are made worse by stigma. We test an intervention to reduce intersectional stigma due to the statuses of SMI and HIV in the high-risk transition period after discharge from an initial psychiatric hospitalization.

Fall 2022 Seminar Series


Fall 2022 Seminar Series

September: Global Center for Implementation Science Funded Pilot Projects

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

TIME: 12-1:30PM

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October: Advancing Research on Sustainability and Health Equity in Implementation Science

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

TIME: 12PM

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Featured GCIS Projects


 

Featured GCIS Projects

Implementing tobacco use treatment in HIV clinics in Viet Nam

The study is comparing the cost effectiveness of tobacco cessation interventions among people living with HIV/AIDs and barriers and facilitators to implementing an effective treatment model in HIV clinics in Viet Nam

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Validation of a Pragmatic Implementation Measure for Task Sharing in Mental Health Services

This study seeks to evaluate the psychometric and pragmatic properties of Barriers and Facilitators in Implementation of Task Sharing in Mental Health (BeFITS-MH), a multi-dimensional, multi-stakeholder tool we developed to enable the systematic and rapid assessment of core, modifiable barriers and facilitators factors, in three ongoing NIMH studies across 3 countries.

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Understanding Variation in Court Fees Associated with DUI Arrests

This study seeks to gather preliminary data regarding court fees associated with DUI arrests and penalties in 6 states. These data will be merged with existing original legal research assessing DUI penalties over time within these states to capture the full burden of DUI arrests on a population.
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Recent Publications


 

Recent Publications in Implementation Science

Partisan differences in the effects of economic evidence and local data on legislator engagement with dissemination materials about behavioral health: a dissemination trial

GCIS Policy Research Director Jonathan Purtle PhD, co-authors this study, which explores the hypothesis that inclusion of economic evidence and local data would increase legislator engagement with dissemination materials about evidence-supported policies related to ACEs and behavioral health

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Simulating the Role of Knowledge Brokers in Policymaking in State Agencies: An Agent-Based Model

GCIS Policy Research Director Jonathan Purtle PhD, co-authors this study, which is the first application of ABM in the creation of evidence-informed mental health policy-making.

 

 

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Core components of a Community of Practice to improve community health worker performance: a qualitative study

GCIS faculty member Mari Armstrong-Hough PhD co-authors this qualitative study that informs planning for an interventional study of CoPs.Filling gaps in the literature about how Communities of Practice (CoPs) can improve quality of care and informs planning for an interventional study of CoPs.

 

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Upcoming Events

Featured Trainings & Resources


 

Featured Implementation Trainings & Resources

Call for Papers: Implementation Science and Intervention Optimization

Drs. Linda Collins, and Kate Gustaferro are editing a special issue on Implementation Science and Intervention Optimization

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Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (TIDIRC)

The Implementation Science (IS) team coordinates and supports training and educational activities in partnership with other academic institutions, professional organizations, and funding agencies. These activities include training programs, an annual conference, and a monthly webinar series that aim to increase the field’s capacity to conduct rigorous implementation research.

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Washington University in St. Louis Institute for Implementation Science Scholars (IS-2)

The Institute for Implementation Science Scholars (IS-2) is a mentored training program for investigators interested in applying dissemination and implementation (D&I) methods and strategies to reduce the burden of chronic disease and address health inequities.

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Featured GCIS Pilot Grantees


 

Featured GCIS Pilot Grantees

Assessing Implementation Readiness and Sustainability Capacity for Adopting Data Disaggregation of Race/Ethnicity in New York State Datasets

Principal Investigator
Matthew Lee, DrPH, MPH

Designing an intervention to integrate care for TB and DM in public clinics in Uganda

Principal Investigator
Mari Armstrong-Hough, MPH, PhD

Utilization of EHRs to Facilitate Coordinated Care in Community Mental Health Settings

Principal Investigator
Victoria Stanhope, PhD, MSW