The Path Forward in Dissemination and Implementation Research

Ross C. Brownson, Mariah Dreisinger, Graham A. Colditz, Enola K. Proctor

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This chapter highlights several research topics that are the most pressing areas for future inquiry. In large part, this list was developed from the recommendations contained within the previous twenty-three chapters. The issues covered are not meant to be exhaustive; rather, the aim is to identify the most promising areas that will move dissemination and implementation (D&I) science forward most quickly given the current state of the research and funding opportunities. Topics covered include terminology and theory, methods and measurement, strategies and populations, partnerships, and training and support.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDissemination and Implementation Research in Health
Subtitle of host publicationTranslating Science to Practice
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199933242
ISBN (Print)9780199751877
StatePublished - May 24 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • D&I research
  • D&I science
  • Dissemination and implementation science
  • Public health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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