Implementation Science

About

The aim of the IS SWG is to improve the speed, efficiency and quality of translation of scientific evidence on HIV & STI prevention and care into effective, large scale health programs. The IS SWG will leverage local and international multidisciplinary expertise to develop innovative models for implementing and scaling-up efficacious HIV and STI interventions, and apply rigorous methods to study develop a base of evidence to guide scale-up.

Services

The past several decades have witnessed remarkable advances in medical science and the discovery of new medicines, vaccines, and diagnostic tools that have the capacity to lead

Activities

Specific activities include:

  • Bi-monthly IS meetings to develop novel research methods for IS, foster interdisciplinary collaboration, and coordinate responses to funding opportunities
  • Annual IS symposia
  • Fostering collaboration among UW/FHCRC CFAR cores and extra-CFAR institutions
  • IS education, training and mentoring internationally and  at the UW

People

Kenneth Gimbel-Sherr PhD, MPH; Scientific Working Group Co-Director; Assistant Professor of Global Health, UW

Stephen Gloyd, MD, MPH; Scientific Working Group Co-Director; Professor of Global Health, UW

Judith Wasserheit, MD, MPH; Scientific Working Group Co-Director; Vice Chair and Professor of Global Health, UW

Scientific Working Group Members:

Joseph Babigumira (UW), Jared Baeten (UW), Ruanne Barnabas (UW/ITHS), Scott Barnhart (UW/ITECH), Fredy Canchihuaman (UPCH), Jerry Cangelosi (Seattle BioMed), Deborah Donnell (UW/FHCRC) , Ann Downer UW/ITECH), Ann Duerr (UW/FHCRC), Carey Farquhar (UW), Emmanuela Gakidou (UW/IHME), Patty Garcia (UW, UPCH), Geoff Garnett (BMGF), Stephen Goodreau (UW), Jeffrey Harris (UW), Jim Hughes (UW/FHCRC), Grace John-Stewart (UW), James Kiarie (UoN), John Kinuthia (UoN), Dan Kraushaar (MSH), Martina Morris (UW), James Pfeiffer (UW/HAI), Jeff Shouten (FHCRC), Jane Simoni (UW), Richard Storch (UW), Joe Zunt (UW)

Contact

Kenneth Sherr, PhD, MPH
ksherr at uw.edu
206-221-7635