Borsika Rabin, Lauren Brookman-Frazee, Nicole Stadnick and Greg Aarons


Establish UC San Diego as a nationally and internationally recognized flagship for dissemination and implementation (D&I) science through training, technical assistance, community engagement, and research advancement.


Advance UC San Diego's public health impact locally and globally through D&I science.

Key Activities

Research Advancement

D&I science publications, grants, and opportunities for pilot funding and career advancement.

Training & Education

Learn about DISC training initiatives including monthly journal clubs, D&I seminars, conference travel, and mentorship opportunities.


Request consultation with the DISC team on your grant proposal, manuscript, or current D&I research project.

News & Events

Virtual Implementation Science Seminar 

Join us for the next Implementation Science Seminar (ISS) on Thursday, May 28th from 12:00pm to 2:30pm PST. ISS will showcase student final presentations from the D&I Science in Health (DISH) course. Please contact DISC Coordinator, Clare Viglione, at for Zoom details.

Call for Applications: D&I Pilot Project Grants

D&I Pilot Project Grant applications will be due this fall 2020. 

More details are forthcoming

Mixed Methods in D&I Workshop

Postponed until Fall 2020
Join experts in implementation research to strengthen mixed methods design skills and learn new tools for approaching mixed methods questions!

Keynotes: Dr. Alison Hamilton, Associate Research Anthropologist in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Dr. Lawrence Palinkas, Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health at USC

More details to come

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