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Frequently Asked Questions

Basic and more advanced D&I inquiries


​​​How do I use this site?​

Novice D&I users: Our online resources will be very helpful in gaining a basic understanding of the discipline.

Healthcare Researchers: Our faculty can provide guidance through a consultation.

Implementation scientists and other colleagues: Our library of resources includes a variety of seminal papers and online, interactive tools​ to guide proposal writing, study development, and evaluation.


What is Dissemination and Implementation?

Implementation science is the study of methods that influence the integration of evidence-based interventions into practice settings. Dissemination is the process of spreading knowledge and information to these settings.

Why is the study of dissemination and implementation important?

It takes an average of 17 years for 14% of research to translate into practice. People may thus experience a significant delay in, or never be offered, interventions that have been proven to improve health.
To inform design of evidence-based interventions that can be successfully applied in real-world settings, improving health.
Increasing the number of interventions that translate into practice can have a direct and positive impact on the public’s health by increasing access to approaches that have been demonstrated to improve health in diverse populations.​


How do I​ schedule a consultation?

Please fill out a consultation form to set up a meeting with one or more members of our group. 
For more information on how to prepare visit our consultation page. See this example​​ for a written consultation on the use of RE-AIM