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ASHFoundation Implementation Science Summit: Session Descriptions and Speakers

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Thursday, March 20

 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address

Paradigm Shift: Rethinking Research in the Context of Healthcare and Education Reform
Dennis D. Embry, PhD, PAXIS Institute

A presentation that challenges researchers to think about science from a fresh perspective and to consider a paradigm shift for bringing evidence into practice.

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 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address

Developing an Integrated Implementation Research Agenda: Guidance from Prevailing Frameworks
Brian S. Mittman, PhD, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System; Kaiser Permanente Southern California; UCLA School of Medicine

A presentation that introduces and defines the scope of a broad research-practice framework which sets the context for presenting the major gaps from research efficacy to implementation, and acknowledges the landscape of different approaches and confusion in terminology.

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 10:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Individual Presentations and Panel Discussion

These presentation profiles include a definition and perspective of a specific approach and how it uniquely contributes to the science of implementation. The panel will discuss similarities and differences among the approaches and field audience questions.

Applied Implementation Research: Addressing the "How" of Real World Practice
Renée I. Boothroyd, PhD, MA, MPH, CHES, National Implementation Research Network (NIRN), Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Health Service Research: What is it?
Michael Weiner, MD, MPH, Indiana University School of Medicine

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Scaling-Up Evidence-Based Practices: Lessons Learned
Robert Horner, PhD, University of Oregon

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Community-Based Participatory Research in Implementation Science: Is it for You?
Kirsten Senturia, PhD, Senturia & Rabkin Consulting; University of Washington

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Enhancing Dissemination through Marketing and Distribution Systems: A Vision for the Future
Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH, Washington University St. Louis

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 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Break-out Sessions
Exploration of the "state of the art" in communication sciences and disorders clinical research as related to the broader framework of implementation science discussed earlier in the day. Discussion will focus on how major concepts may be applied in different settings.


Friday, March 21

 8:00 a.m. – noon

Individual Presentations and Panel Discussion

Implementation Research: Practical Application of Frameworks and Strategies for Evidence-Based Practice Implementation
Gregory A. Aarons, PhD, University of California San Diego

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Implementation Research: Priority Questions and Outcomes
Enola K. Proctor, PhD, Washington University St. Louis

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Balancing Fidelity and Adaptation: If We Want More Evidence-Based Practice, We Need More Practice-Based Evidence
Lawrence W. Green, DrPH, University of California San Francisco

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Advancing the Science of Sustainability: A Dynamic Perspective
David Chambers, DPhil, National Institute of Mental Health

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 1:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Research Methodology Exemplars

Research Methodology Exemplar: Lessons Learned About High Fidelity LEAP Replication
Phillip S. Strain, PhD, University of Colorado, Denver

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Improving Treatment via Continuing Assessment—The Lidcombe Program for Childhood Stuttering
Barry Guitar, PhD, University of Vermont

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Voice Treatment for Parkinson Disease (LSVT®LOUD): Research Lab to Global Implementation
Lorraine A. Ramig, PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder

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Universal Newborn Hearing Screening—The Evolution of a Revolution
Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder

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 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Break-out Sessions

Sampling of topics on specific issues, challenges, and solutions in conducting implementation research. Facilitated discussions provide opportunities to pose questions and explore solutions.

Implementation Fidelity: Training and Measurement Issues
Michelle Bourgeois, PhD, University of South Florida

Practice-Based Research Networks: First Steps in Formulating Questions and Designs
Pam Crooke, PhD, Social Thinking

Implementation Outcome Measures: Consideration of Social Validity
Howard Goldstein, PhD, University of South Florida

Interdisciplinary Collaborations Across the Implementation Process: Bench to Practice
Lisa Lucks Mendel, PhD, University of Memphis

Challenges in Moving from Lab to Practice: First Steps
Lesley Olswang, PhD, University of Washington

Role of Stakeholders: Consideration of Data Collection and Outcomes Measures
Kathryn Yorkston, PhD, and Carolyn Baylor, PhD, University of Washington


Saturday, March 22

 8:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Funding Mechanisms and Institutional Representatives

Department of Veterans Affairs: Christopher Moore, PhD

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Institute of Education Sciences: IES-funded grantee Howard Goldstein, PhD, shares his experience.

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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: Amy Donahue, PhD

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National Institute of Mental Health: David Chambers, PhD

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Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Brian S. Mittman, PhD

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 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Action Planning: Moving Toward Implementation Science

Margaret Rogers, PhD, ASHA Chief Staff Officer for Science and Research

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Howard Goldstein, PhD, ASHA Vice President for Science and Research

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Patricia A. Prelock, PhD, ASHA Past President

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 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Concluding Remarks

Alex F. Johnson, PhD, ASHFoundation President

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