Cancer prevention and control interventions have not been equitably implemented or delivered. Implementation science could be leveraged to improve translation of knowledge into practice and uptake of evidence-based interventions in structurally disadvantaged populations. Advancement in this space requires defining health equity, understanding key components of equity frameworks and their intersection with implementation research, and the integration of community and practitioner stakeholder perspectives, and pathways for increasing diversity in the field. This session is the first of a three-part series designed to explore opportunities for implementation science in advancing equity and to reflect on how transdisciplinary approaches can contribute to reducing inequalities in cancer control and health outcomes. This initial webinar will lay the groundwork for the series and each session will highlight speakers who work in population health, implementation science, health equity, and health disparities across prevention and treatment contexts.
National Cancer Institute
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Washington University in St. Louis
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina, Greensboro