Next webinar

How Can Advocacy Enhance Implementation Science in Nutrition?

15th February 2019

10-11am EST


Save the date for our next webinar scheduled for 15th February 2019.

Join us for this FREE event and hear Bill O’Keefe Vice President for Government Relations and Advocacy at Catholic Relief Services share his insights and experiences.

We have limited places available, so sign up today to avoid disappointment!

Past webinars

6 December 2018



Learning About Needs of and Challenges Faced by Program Workers and Recipients: A Case Study of Observational Implementation Research


Our guest speakers, Dr Andrea Warren and Dr Ed Frongillo from the University of South Carolina presented a case study of observational implementation research (IR) for food-assistance programs in the United States and programs for infants and young child feeding in Kenya and India.

Following the 35 minute presentation attendees engaged in a lively discussion during a 20-minute Q&A session, moderated by Dr Rasmi Avula, Research Fellow in the Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division at IFPRI.

19 September 2018



How to Build Effective Cross-sector Partnerships


Our guest speaker, Ms Helga van Kampen from the Partnership Brokers Association shared her knowledge and experience through a lively discussion on partnering and principles and how these can be applied to implementation research. Following the 40 minute presentation, participants posed their questions in a lively Q&A moderated by SISN’s Secretary/Treasurer, Dr Eva Monterrosa.

10 May 2018



Understanding Program Adaptation: A Scoping Study of Frameworks and Systematic Review of Adapted Evidence-based Interventions


Our guest speaker, Dr Cam Escoffery from Emory University presented definitions of program adaptation, frameworks guiding it and shared her own research in this area. During the Q&A, moderated by Dr Wendy Gonzalez from GAIN, participants explored the relevance of this work to implementation in nutrition .

 Nov 28 2017 

Why Invest in IR?


Chaired by Dr Gretel Pelto, the webinar consisted of three short presentations illustrating how IR has been used to enhance outcomes in a number of different settings. The presentations illustrated how the initiatives ‘map’ into the SISN Framework and were followed by an audience Q&A.

 June 26 2017

An Integrative Framework for Implementation Science in Nutrition

Our first webinar, delivered by SISN President, Dr David Pelletier, illustrated our concepts for a new framework of IS in nutrition.