Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Science Graduate Certificate Program


studts_head_shotChristina Studts, PhD, MSPH, LCSW

Director, D&I Graduate Certificate Program

Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics, University of Colorado

​Dr. Studts’ mixed methods research focuses on the systematic adaptation and implementation of evidence-based health promotion interventions with underserved populations. She has a strong interest in increasing access to interventions enhancing parenting skills and parent-child relationships, particularly those that help prevent or reduce the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). In addition to leading her own program of community-engaged research, Dr. Studts serves as an implementation scientist on teams studying implementation in a variety of topical areas, including lung cancer screening, nutrition and physical activity practices in child care settings, sexual risk reduction, diagnostic testing after failed newborn hearing screens, and others.

Borsika Rabin, PhD, MPH, PharmDBorsika Rabin

Co‐Director, D&I Graduate Certificate Program

Co‐Director, UC San Diego D&I Science Center  

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Family Medicine  Research Methodology: Dissemination and implementation science, integration of research into practice, stakeholder engagement, real-world, pragmatic study designs, synthesis of measurement instruments, use of theories and frameworks, designing for dissemination and implementation, development of reviews, toolkits, and decision aids for dissemination and implementation research, review of E‐health interventions  Topic areas: Broad application of the above-described methodology to studies of cancer prevention and care, development, and evaluation of cancer prognostic tools, coordination of care, ischemic heart disease in the context of diverse community-and clinic‐based settings including academic, safety net, and integrated delivery systems, VA, and rural and low-income settings.  


Headshot - Russ GlasgowRussell E. Glasgow, PhD

Director, ​Investigator, ACCORDS Dissemination and Implementation Science Program

Research Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado

Dr. Glasgow is Director of the Dissemination and Implementation Program of ACCORDS and research professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Prior to Fall 2013, he was Deputy Director for Implementation Science in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Science at the U. S. National Cancer Institute (http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/IS/). Dr. Glasgow is an implementation scientist and evaluation expert who has worked on many transdisciplinary research issues including chronic illness self-management, worksite health promotion, primary care-based interventions, and community-based prevention programs involving community health centers. ​