APHA Learning Institute – Introduction to Implementation Science Short Course

Jul 29,2019 | Consortium_staff Training Opportunities

Date(s): November 3, 2019, 8:00-5:30 PM
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Cost: $300.00

This is a short course offered by the Learning Institute of the APHA 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association and organized by the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute.

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with an orientation to implementation science, which addresses the gap between research evidence and routine practice. This course is targeted to public health practitioners, researchers and community health workers at all stages in their careers, who are interested in understanding the rationale for and application of implementation science and its importance to public health.

This course will address:

  • Strategies to advance implementation of effective interventions in community and clinical settings
  • Barriers that prevent interventions from reaching diverse and at-risk populations
  • How evidence is used to inform local, state, and national policy
  • Major components of an implementation study and examples of research designs


Jennifer Leeman, DrPH, MDIV
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing

Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MPH, MSc
Assistant Professor, Drexel University School of Public Health, Department of Health Management & Policy

Antoinette L. Percy-Laurry, DrPH, MSPH
Health Scientist, National Cancer Institute, Implementation Science

Learning Institute courses registration is separate from Annual Meeting registration. Visit http://www.apha.org/learning-institutes for the full course listing, fees and descriptions, and registration information.