The Trainee Investigator Network of Expertise (NoE) includes:

  • Undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows learning implementation research
  • Trainees who:
    1. Are interested in assisting with SIRC’s initiatives for trainees, AND/OR
    2. Have participated in (e.g., as a research assistant) or conducted independent research in D&I and are interested in being a peer resource to SIRC trainee members
      • Experience in D&I research is inclusive of dissemination & implementation science and related fields, such as community-based participatory research, community psychology, program evaluation, quality improvement in healthcare, health equity research, and health services research.

What do NoE members do?

All members of the research NoEs provide mentorship to implementation scientists earlier in their D&I career, and/or volunteer with SIRC’s various initiatives (e.g., hosting a webinar/office hour, providing mentorship, participating in Implementation Development Workshops).

How do I apply to the NoE?

  • You may apply to the Trainee NoE through a bi-annual application sent out via the SIRC listserv.
  • Applications will be due in February/March and September/October each year.
    • Note: the next deadline is 12 November, 2021!
  • In the application, you will be asked for the following to determine your qualifications:
    • Your CV
    • Responses to the following questions:
      • How has dissemination and implementation influenced your thinking about research to date? (one paragraph)
      • How are you willing to participate as an active member of the Student NoE? (check all that apply)
  • You must be a SIRC member to participate in the NoE. See below for instructions on how to join SIRC.*

*Benefits for becoming a member of SIRC and information on how to join can be found here: Membership is annual fee of $50 a year for students, with financial hardship scholarships available.

NameCareer StageProgram TypeUniversity/Program AffiliationResearch InterestsTwitter
Ariel Domlyn5th year grad studentClinical-Community Psychology PhDUniversity of South CarolinaIntegrated care; Organizational readiness; CBPR; Community partnership; Infectious diseases@ArielDomlyn
Callie Walsh-Bailey2nd year grad studentPublic Health Sciences PhDWashington University in St. LouisSocial determinants of health, health equity, chronic disease; mechanisms, implementation strategies@CWalshBailey
Danielle Adams5th year grad studentSocial Work PhDUniversity of ChicagoChildren and adolescents, mental health accessibility, systems and policy research@daniadams91
Elizabeth SpitzerPost-doctoral scholarCenter for Heathcare Organization & Implementation Research (CHOIR) at VA BostonSuicide prevention, implementation science@liz_spitzer
Frances Chu3rd year grad studentNursing PhDUniversity of WashingtonGeriatrics, health literacy, HCD/UCD, team science
Grace Woodard1st year grad studentClinical Psychology PhDUniversity of MiamiBehavioral health services, sustainability, training and consultation, supervision, measurement-based care, youth and families@graceswoodard
Gretchen Buchanan4th year grad studentFamily Social Science PhDUniversity of MinnesotaIntegrated behavioral health, access, children/parenting/families, mechanisms, scale-up@GJRBuchanan
Hallie Espel-HuynhPost-doctoral scholarAlpert Medical School of Brown University and The Miriam HospitalObesity/eating disorders, routine outcome monitoring, predictive analytics to enhance routine patient care
Jake Tempchin2nd year grad studentQuantitative Methods in the Social Sciences MAThe Graduate Center at CUNYBehavioral health, substance use, adaptation, sustainment@tempchn
Jared Martin4th year grad studentHuman Development and Family Science PhDOhio State UniversityAdolescent and young adult behavioral health (alcohol and other drug abuse, runaway bx, suicide), dissemination, adoption, sustainment, training/technical assistance as an implementation strategy, homeless and at-risk youth and young adults@jkmartin38
Kathryn Coxe3rd year grad studentSocial Work PhDThe Ohio State UniversityTraumatic brain injury; behavioral health services; adoption; fidelity; scale-up; inner-setting factors; intervention characteristics
Kayne MettertPost-baccalaureateKaiser PermanenteBehavioral health, measurement tools
Kimberly Williams3rd year grad studentHealth Management & Policy DrPHDrexel UniversityBehavioral health integration, substance use disorder, access to care, health policy, implementation strategies@Kim_D_Williams
Laura Rolke5th year grad studentHealth Systems PhDUniversity College DublinHealthcare, teams, context, contextual factors@Laura_MPH
LauraEllen Ashcraft4th year grad studentSocial Work PhDUniversity of PittsburghChronic pain, primary care/primary care providers; dissemination, implementation strategies, Diffusion of Innovations Theory@LauraEllenMSW
Lisa Rogers3rd year grad studentApplied Health Research & Evaluation PhDClemson UniversityHealth behavior, chronic disease management and prevention, adaption, fidelity, pediatrics, school-based health@LisaRogers93
Madeline Larson5th year grad studentSchool Psychology PhDUniversity of Minnesota, Twin CitiesBehavioral health, community-academic partnerships & engaged scholarship, pragmatic methods & strategy tailoring, mechanisms of action, children, adolescents, caregivers@MadelineFLArson
Margaret Crane4th year grad studentClinical Psychology PhDTemple UniversityDissemination, direct-to-consumer marketing, mental health literacy, stigma, key opinion leaders, purveyor organizations@margaret_crane1
Maria HughPost-doctoral scholarIES Postdoctoral Research FellowUniversity of WashingtonAutism spectrum disorder, decision-making, dissemination, mechanisms, adoption@MariaLHugh
Mira Snider4th year grad studentClinical Child Psychology PhDWest Virginia UniversityBehavioral health, children, fidelity, implementation strategies, mechanisms@MiraSnider
Noah Triplett3rd year grad studentClinical Psychology PhDUniversity of WashingtonTraining, supervision, low-resource settings, low and middle income countries@noah_triplett
Sarah Asad3rd year grad studentHealth Policy and Management PhDUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel HillPatient cancer outcomes, health disparities, adaptation, de-implementation; young cancer patients, minority populations
Stephanie Yu3rd year grad studentClinical Psychology PhDUniversity of California, Los AngelesMental health equity, community implementation and adaptation of EBPs for historically marginalized racial and ethnic groups, school-based EBP implementation@StephanieHtYu
Tatiana Elisa Bustos5th year grad studentCommunity PsychologyMichigan State UniversityHealth-service disparities, health equity for communities of color, program development and evaluation for community-based organizations, social network analysis of partnerships and collaboration@telisa72
Vivian Byeon2nd year grad studentClinical Psychology PhDUniversity of California, Los AngelesBehavioral health services, organizational theory, mental health workforce, sustainability@vivianbyeon
Wendy Chu2nd year grad studentClinical-Community Psychology PhDUniversity of South CarolinaEvidence-based mental health services for marginalized youth and families; Culturally-centered dissemination and implementation practices; Community-based research@WendyChuGrad
Zabin Patel5th year grad studentClinical Psychology PhDUniversity of MiamiScalable interventions, community-based, access to care, youth@zabinsp