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 15 February and 15 September each year.
    • Note: the deadline is 28 Feb, 2021 for this year!
  • 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: https://societyforimplementationresearchcollaboration.org/sirc-membership/. Membership is annual fee of $50 a year for students, with financial hardship scholarships available.

NameCareer Stage

University/Program

Affiliation
Research Interests

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Amber Haley

PhD Student

University of North Carolina, Chapel HillSocial determinants, mental health, equity, stakeholder engagement, strategy adaptation, low resource settings

Blaine Garman-McClaineStudent: Special Education PhD Education PhD

Indiana University

Special education, autism, adoption, mechanisms, fidelity, teachers and other school personnel, intermediary organizations
@Mcblaine_

Brigid Marriott

Student: Clinical Psychology PhD; Current Intern

University of Missouri; Medical University of South Carolina

Consultation, training, fidelity, behavioral health, youth & families, innovative models of service delivery

Callie Walsh-BaileyStudent: Public Health Sciences PhD

Washington University in St. Louis

Social determinants of health, health equity, chronic disease; mechanisms, implementation strategies

@CWalshBailey

Carrie JacksonPost-doctoral ScholarNationwide Children’s Hospital
Behavioral health, sustainability, children, training, scale-up

@CarrieBJackson

Danielle AdamsStudent: Social Work PhD

University of Chicago

Children and adolescents, mental health accessibility, systems and policy research

@daniadams91

Elizabeth SpitzerPostdoctoral Fellow

Center for Healthcare Organization & Implementation Research (CHOIR) at VA Boston

Suicide prevention, implementation science

@liz_spitzer

Frances Chu

Student: Nursing PhD

University of Washington

Geriatrics, health literacy, HCD/UCD, team science

Hallie Espel-Huynh

Post-doctoral Scholar

Brown University and The Miriam Hospital

Obesity/eating disorders, routine outcome monitoring, predictive analytics to enhance routine patient care

Jared Martin

Student: Human Development and Family Science

Ohio State University

Adolescent 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

Jordan McNeillStudent: Education PhD

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Special education, autism, implementation drivers, social validity

@jordanmcneill89

Katie Nelson

Student: Health Services Research and Policy PhD

Drexel University

Behavioral health, systems science, policy, outer context, dissemination

@katielnelson

Kayne Mettert

Post-baccalaureate

Kaiser Permanente

Behavioral health, measurement tools

Kendal Reeder

Student: Clinical Psychology PhD

University of California, Los Angeles

Mental health services, evidence-based practice implementation & sustainment, youth & families

Laura Rolke

Student: Applied Health Research & Evaluation PhD

Clemson University

Health behavior, chronic disease management and prevention, adaption, fidelity, pediatrics, school-based health

@Laura_MPH

Lin (Luke) Sun

Student: Special Education PhD

Indiana University Bloomington

Autism intervention, family social support, EBPs, fidelity, adaptation, technology-aided interventions, LMICs

@omnisymbolic

Lisa Rogers

Student: Health Systems PhD

University College Dublin

Healthcare, teams, context, contextual factors

@LisaRogers93

Madeline Larson

Student: School Psychology PhD

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Behavioral health, community-academic partnerships & engaged scholarship, pragmatic methods & strategy tailoring, mechanisms of action, children, adolescents, caregivers

@MadelineFLArson

Margaret CraneStudent: Clinical Psychology PhD

Temple University

Dissemination, direct-to-consumer marketing, mental health literacy, stigma, key opinion leaders, purveyor organizations

@margaret_crane1

Maria HughPostdoctoral Scholar

University of Washington

Autism spectrum disorder, decision-making, dissemination, mechanisms, adoption

@MariaLHugh

Mira SniderStudent: Clinical Child Psychology PhD

West Virginia University

Behavioral health, children, fidelity, implementation strategies, mechanisms

@MiraSnider

Noah TriplettStudent: Clinical Psychology PhDUniversity of Washington

Training, supervision, low-resource settings, low and middle income countries

@noah_triplett

Pamela (Denise) LongStudent: Doctor of Education Organizational Leadership/Development

Grand Canyon University

Executive leadership and implementation of institutional racial equity in PreK-12th grade, implementation and enforcement of human rights and reparatory policy for people of African descent

Rabia Mir

Student: Translational Health Sciences PhD

George Washington University

Public health, health education, health communication, mental health, behavioral health

Samuel Cassar

Student: Physical Activity PhD

Deakin University

Physical activity, scale-up, implementation

@samuelcassar

Sarah AsadStudent: Health Policy and Management PhD

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Patient cancer outcomes, health disparities, adaptation, de-implementation; young cancer patients, minority populations

Sarah VejnoskaStudent: Developmental Psych PhD

University of California, Davis

Autism, behavioral intervention, fidelity, dissemination, collaborative

Stephanie YuStudent: Clinical Psychology PhD

University of California, Los Angeles

EBP adaptation, implementation & sustainment, school-based implementation, minority mental health access, stigma intervention

@StephanieHtYu

Tatiana Elisa Bustos

Student: Community Psychology

Michigan State University

Health-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 Byeon

Student: Clinical Psychology PhD

University of California, Los Angeles

Behavioral health services, organizational theory, mental health workforce, sustainability

@vivianbyeon

Zabin PatelStudent: Clinical Psychology PhD

University of Miami

Scalable interventions, community-based, access to care, youth

@zabinsp