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As a result of this educational regularly scheduled series, learners will be able to:

    1. Describe how sustainability is conceptualized and operationalized in the field of implementation science.
    2. Identify conceptual frameworks that were specifically developed to advance research on sustainability in implementation science.
    3. Describe recommended study designs and methods for studying sustainability.
    4. Distinguish between health disparities and health equity.


Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH is a social and behavioral scientist with training in cancer and social epidemiology, and expertise in implementation science, sustainability, health equity, and community-based participatory research. She is Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health and the Associate Director of the Community Engagement Core Resource at the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, where she helps lead a new university-wide initiative on Implementation Science at Columbia. Dr. Shelton developed and teaches one of the first courses offered in dissemination and implementation science nationally (since 2013) and is a co-author in the chapter on fidelity and adaptation in the textbook on Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health. She has been an invited speaker and trainer nationally and internationally in the field, and has been a facilitator for the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) in Ireland and Australia, as well as the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research for Cancer (TIDIRC). Dr. Shelton has 15 years of experience conducting mixed-methods research in both community-based and health system settings, focused on advancing the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based interventions in real-world community and clinical settings to address health inequities in cancer and other chronic diseases, with current funding from American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute and National Institute on Aging.  

Session date: 
11/17/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
WebEx (see info above)
Madison, WI
United States
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 ACE Credits
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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Rachel C. Shelton, ScD, MPH