Colorado Implementation Science Center for Cancer Control




AAFP Updates Recommendation on Lung Cancer Screening

The updated recommendation, posted on March 31, states that the Academy supports the task force’s [USPSTF] recommendation for annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT in adults aged 50 to 80 years who have a 20 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years.

Read the full Press Release

Forum, N. C. P., & National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2021). Advancing Progress in the Development and Implementation of Effective, High-Quality Cancer Screening: Proceedings of a Workshop

New HINTS 5, Cycle 4 (2020) Data Now Available for Download

In addition to assessing the health communication and technology measures that HINTS specializes in, HINTS 5, Cycle 4 (2020) included new questions to assess people’s awareness of and experience with genetic testing and clinical trials, and their support for or opposition to communication-related public health policies such as product advertising restrictions and warning labels. HINTS 5, Cycle 4 (2020) data were collected from February through June 2020 (N=3,865) and are available for download in SAS, SPSS, and STATA formats.

Download New HINTS Data

April 12, 2021 - 10-11a MT

Adaptation, Fidelity, and Tailoring group (AFT) webinar

Promoting health equity through implementation science: a focus on adaptations

Dr. Prajakta Adsul 

Register HERE

March 30, 2021 - 1-2p MT

BRIDGE-C2 Center Grand Rounds - "Participatory Implementation Science to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening in Rural Settings"

Melinda Davis, PhD

Join Meeting HERE (PW: Wg4hUFPET96)


The Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (TIDIRC) has launched new OpenAccess online modules for 2021. TIDIRC OpenAccess makes the training materials used in the TIDIRC Facilitated Course open to the public.

Click HERE for more details

March 9, 2021

11-12:30p MT

The Implementation and Sustainment Facilitation (ISF) Strategy A promising strategy for improving implementation climate, implementation effectiveness, and intervention effectiveness.

Bryan Garner, Ph.D.
RTI International

Click HERE for more info

TIDIRC 2021 Now Accepting Applications

January 25, 2021 - Application Period Opens
February 19, 2021 - Application Period Closes
Applications close February 19, 2021 12pm ET.
Late applications will not be accepted for consideration.
Late March - Online Course Begins
November 1-2, 2021 - Virtual Meeting & Course Close Out

Click HERE for more info

SAVE THE DATES! Ca-PRI Virtual Conference June 9-10, 2021 Visit the Website for more info

(disregard website dates, 4/15-16 has been changed)

Robust D&I Graduate Certificate Program – All Online! The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus offers an online Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Graduate Certificate Program, preparing you to push the boundaries of health services and public health research and make a lasting impact on population health in diverse settings. Ideal for K-awardees, program evaluators, and mid-career faculty seeking to add expertise in D&I science. This certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework to complete, covering key topics in D&I research in health such as: models, methods, and measures; study designs and mixed methods; understanding context and adaptation; sustainability and sustainment; and grant-writing. Learn more about the program and the 2021 application expectations. Applications are due February 1 – March 1, 2021.