Panel Presentation by K-award Recipients
Speakers: Carmela Alcantara PhD, Gaurav Patel, MD and Annika Sweetland, PhD
Campfire Chat on Communicating Implementation Science Efforts: Grants and Publications from Development to Review
National Cancer Institutes Implementation Science Webinar Series
David Chambers, DPhil, Deputy Director for Implementation Science, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
Maria E. Fernandez, PhD, Director, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research & Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas
Greg A. Aarons, PhD, Director, Child and Adolescent Services Research Center & Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine
The Advanced Topics in Implementation Science webinar series is hosted by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences Implementation Science Team.
Dr. David Chambers will host a campfire chat with Drs. Maria Fernandez and Gregory Aarons to discuss the development, submission and review of grants and scientific publications from the perspective of both author and reviewer. They will also touch on larger issues for the field including the scientific and technical aspects of career development in implementation science, focusing research efforts, and the landscape of traditional journals, open access, social media, and other mechanisms for communicating research. The session will include approximately 35 minutes of discussion from our speakers and 25 minutes for Q&A with the audience.
Registration is required at this link.
Once you register at the link above, you will receive a confirmation email with the log-in information for the WebEx session – please be sure to save that information so you can access the session on May 31st.
Can’t be there? The session will be recorded and archived approximately one week following the session. Additionally, the full archive of previous IS webinars is available.
Child Friendly Spaces: A Summary of Findings
Speaker: Sabrina Hermosilla, PhD
Attendance at this seminar is restricted to current T32 Fellows.
Qualitative Evaluation of Behavioral Health Integration in Primary Care Settings Throughout New York State
Speaker: Matthew Goldman, MD
Hospital Settings and Psychological Help Seeking in the Specific Urban Indian Context – Socioeconomics and Pathways to Care
Speaker: Radhika Bapat, PhD
Dr. David Ndetei & Dr. Victoria Mutiso
Speakers: David Ndetei, MD, PhD • Professor of Psychiatry,University of Nairobi; Founding Director, Africa Mental Health Foundation
Victoria Mutiso, PhD • Director of Research, Administration and Finance, Africa Mental Health Foundation
Dr. David Ndetei is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nairobi in Kenya, and the Founder and Director of the Africa Mental Health Foundation (AMHF), a non-governmental organization dedicated to research on mental and neurological health and substance use to generate evidence for policy and best practice in the provision of affordable, appropriate, available and accessible mental health services. The Foundation is a leading center of mental health research in East and Central Africa. Dr. Ndetei has been Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator of nearly all published clinical and community epidemiological studies on mental health in Kenya. He was Co-Investigator of one of the first multicenter studies in the world, which focused on the neuro-psychiatric aspects of HIV/AIDS. His pioneering research on the relationship between intravenous drug use and HIV/AIDS forms the basis of the Kenyan government’s current policy on intravenous drug users. He has worked extensively as an international mentor and collaborator to National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded researchers. He is also a member of peer review and advisory committees to the NIMH/NIH and Grand Challenges Canada. Dr. Ndetei has published extensively in leading peer-reviewed journals, co-authored and edited 5 books and compiled 21 monographs based on his work available for public access at the University of Nairobi library.
Dr. Mutiso holds a PhD and Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nairobi. She is in charge of research in addition to overseeing the overall administration of the Foundation. She has been the Principal Investigator for two projects run by the Foundation on innovative integration of mental health services in primary health care through task-shifting to include both formal and informal health care systems. She has a strong interest in mental health-related research and emerging trends. She also has a strong bias to child psychology, parent-child relationships and developmental issues. She is a co-author in a manual on psycho-trauma, has contributed book chapters and published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has been in charge of the various projects that AMHF has undertaken for the past 5 years.