Sarah Birken Joins Editorial Board of Implementation Science Journal

May 21, 2021

Sarah Abigail Birken, PhD, Associate Professor, Implementation Science, was recently invited to join the editorial board of Implementation Science, a journal that publishes research relevant to the scientific study of methods to promote the uptake of research findings into routine healthcare in clinical, organizational, or policy contexts. 

Sarah Abigail Birken, PhDSarah’s research focuses on organizational determinants of implementation, middle managers’ role in implementing evidence-based practices, the implementation of innovations in cancer care, and the selection and application of implementation theories. She has received research funding from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Cancer Research Network, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Cancer Institute. Sarah serves as co-chair of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Research Program Committee on Dissemination and Implementation, and as an expert speaker for organizations such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program.