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Implementation Science Resources for HIV Research and Practice

Implementation science is an expanding field within HIV/AIDS research and public health practice. Accordingly, the HIV & IS literature is growing rapidly. The field has recognized the gains to be had from leveraging implementation research in the advance of HIV prevention and treatment. Questions about how to optimize delivery of proven interventions are central to continuing the progress of lowering HIV incidence and increasing treatment coverage rates. This section of our website serves as a compilation of key studies and resources within HIV & IS for researchers and practitioners alike to reference and learn from.


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The question of the question: impactful implementation science to address the HIV epidemic (2022)
Geng and colleagues offer commentary on what makes a good implementation science research question based on distinctive features of the HIV & IS field

Five Common Myths Limiting Engagement in HIV-Related Implementation Research (2022)
Beres and colleagues identify 5 myths that act as barriers to engaging in IS research for HIV investigators who are new to implementation science. This commentary works to dispel these myths and offers HIV researchers pragmatic strategies to engage in high quality implementation research.


Watch: Using Implementation Science to Address HIV Needs: Examples from NIH, CDC, and HRSA

This online lecture fromt he Workshop at the National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment highlights examples of how implementation science is being used by federally-funded HIV researchers to address the needs of PLWHIV


Please note, the list of resources on this website is frequently updated to reflect newly published papers and tools. If you have a resource that you feel should be added, feel free to email Open-source papers are denoted with