SISN’s Most Popular Blog Posts of 2020

We are constantly updating and enhancing our content to help you advance your knowledge of implementation science and research in nutrition and to keep you up-to-date on what is happening in the sector.

During 2020, we continued to observe growth in our website traffic with users seeking more information about SISN and how to get involved with us. While our webinars and Knowledge Hub pages continue to be popular resources.

Below we highlight our three top-read blogs in 2020.

1. What’s in a Name: Is Implementation Science Repackaged Process Evaluation?


This blog written by Taren Swindle from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, discusses the distinction between process evaluation and implementation science (IS). In a short accompanying commentary, SISN Past President, David Pelletier clarifies and highlights the differences between the NIH definition of IS in US settings (cited in the blog post) and how SISN conceptualizes IS.


2. A Case for Implementation Research in Food Fortification



This commentary written by SISN’s Chief Information Officer, Mduduzi Mbuya, discusses a paper he recently co-authored in Current Developments in Nutrition describing the evaluation of a double fortified salt (DFS) program in Uttar Pradesh, India. The blog highlights three important lessons learned related to the program’s implementation.

3. SISN Co-hosts Interactive Virtual Workshop on Implementation Science and Covid-19 at ASN Nutrition 2020 Live Online



This blog describes the proceedings and summarizes the overarching themes of SISN’s successful live stream session “Covid-19 and Program Implementation: Implications for Implementation Science (IS)” during ASN’s Nutrition 2020 Live Online event in June 2020.

Check out more insightful articles on our blogs page.


We would like to thank all the individuals and organizations who have contributed to our monthly blogs over the past year.
We’d love to hear your thoughts on these articles and suggestions for future topics. If you have a case study or experience related to implementation science in nutrition that you’re willing to share with our audience, please get in touch.