Center for Translational and Implementation Research (CTRIS) Meeting @ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Center for Translational and Implementation Research (CTRIS) Meeting @ National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Friday, June 23, 2017

Meeting Topic: 
Eliminating Cardiovascular Disparities through Community Engaged Research

Methods and Milestones Session: 
Dr. Hendricks Brown & Dr. JD Smith of Ce-PIM, Session Chairs


For more information about the Center for Translational Science & Implementation Research and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, click here:



2nd Annual Symposium - The State of LGBTQ Youth Health and Wellbeing: Strengthening Schools and Families to Build Resilience

UPDATE - 6/21/17: watch our symposium live by going to this link:  

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We are excited to invite you to our second Annual Symposium entitled “The State of LGBTQ Youth Health and Wellbeing: Strengthening Schools and Families to Build Resilience.” Organized by ISGMH, the Center for Prevention Implementation MethodologyAdvocates for Youth, and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, the symposium will be held on June 29th from 2:00-4:30 with a reception to follow. This event is supported by the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance.

This event will be live streamed. If you wish to attend this event remotely, please click here.

Keynote SpeakerDr. David Purcell, JD, Ph.D., Deputy Director for Behavioral and Social Science, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Panel Presenters:

Dr. Guillermo (Willy) Prado, Leonard M. Miller Professor of Public Health Sciences, Director of the Division of Prevention Science and Community Health at the Miller School of Medicine, and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Miami

Dr. Dorothy Espelage, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Florida.

Dr. Brian Mustanski, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University

Youth leaders from the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health


Dr. Karen Parker, Ph.D., M.S.W., Director of the Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office, National Institutes of Health

Debra Hauser, President, Advocates for Youth





Ce-PIM @ SPR Annual Meeting 2017

If you are attending the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research taking place next week in Washington D.C., check out the various posters, presentations, and talks involving our Ce-PIM Researchers!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017:

8:30am - 4:00pm in Regency B, Pre-Conference Workshop II:
Prevention In Pediatric Primary Care: Strategies For Expanding The Reach Of Family-Focused Prevention Programs To Achieve Broad Public Health Impact (#1-004)
Ce-PIM Researcher: J.D. Smith

5:30pm – 7:30pm in Columbia A/B, Poster Session I:
Measurement Principles for Rapid Improvement of the Quality of Implementation Delivery (#41)
Ce-PIM Researchers: Carlos Gallo

Scaling out of Evidence-Based Interventions to New Populations and Health Care DeliverySystems: What is Required to Retain Evidence-Based Status? (#42)
Ce-PIM Researchers: C. Hendricks Brown

Speeding Implementation Via Automatic Classification of Implementation Stages Via Text Analysis: An Information Theory Perspective (#43)
Ce-PIM Researchers: Wouter Vermeer

Wednesday, May 31, 2017:

1pm - 2:30pm in Concord, Symposium: ***ABSTRACT OF DISTINCTION!***
The Family Check-up 4 Health to Reduce Pediatric Obesity: Key Considerations for Sustainable Implementation in Primary Care  (#2-029)
Ce-PIM Researcher & Symposium Organizer: J.D. Smith

4:30pm - 6pm in Yellowstone, Roundtable Discussion:
Advancing Research to Prevent Youth Suicide: Next Steps  (#2-058)
Ce-PIM Researcher: C. Hendricks Brown

4:30pm - 6pm in Congressional D, Symposium:
Risk and Protective Mechanisms for Physical Health
Ce-PIM Researcher: J.D. Smith, presenting: Reversing the Pediatric Obesity Epidemic: Using a Developmental Cascade Perspective to Guide Preventive Intervention

Thursday, June 1, 2017: 

1:15 -2:45pm in Yellowstone, SPR Mapping:  
SPR Mapping Advances In Prevention Science (Maps) Iv Task Force: Stimulating Advances In Dissemination And Implementation Of Evidence-Based Interventions  (#3-034)
Ce-PIM Researcher: C. Hendricks Brown

1:15pm – 2:45pm in Congressional C, Symposium: ***ABSTRACT OF DISTINCTION!***
Utilizing Domestic Violence Shelters to Prevent HIV Among Women Who Experience Intimate Partner Violence (#3-041)
Ce-PIM Researchers: Courtenay Cavanaugh - Organizer & Nanette Benbow - Discussant

Friday, June 2, 2017:

2:45pm - 4:45pm in Lexington, Symposium:  
Testing the Reliability and Validity of Methods to Increase the Feasibility of Implementation Monitoring (#4-046)
Ce-PIM Researchers: Carlos Gallo, presenting: Validating Computer-Based Methods for Assessing Quality in Parent-Training Behavioral Interventions (#543)



Implementation Science Workshop - December 2016

January 27, 2017 UPDATE: Video stream of the workshop now available on Vimeo here!

Ce-PIM researchers successfully conducted the first of a series of workshops on the basics of Implementation Science this past December.  The workshop was lead by Dr. C. Hendricks Brown, Dr. J.D. Smith, Nanette Benbow and Juan Villamar and was well attended both in person and online via webcast.  

The webinar recording and slides can be accessed and downloaded here, or you can watch the video stream on Vimeo here.  

Future workshops are currently being planned, so be sure to check back regularly for more information about these upcoming events.