Welcome to IS-2

The Institute for Implementation Science Scholars (IS-2) is a mentored training program for investigators interested in applying dissemination and implementation (D&I) methods and strategies to reduce the burden of chronic disease and address health inequities.

Application Cycle 2021

The 2021 application cycle is now closed.

Applicants will be notified of the program’s decision by March 2021.


Interested in applying for the 2021 cycle?

News & Updates

PUBLICATION: Health Literacy Interventions in Cancer: a Systematic Review

IS-2 Scholar, Ashley Housten, OTD, MSCI, (2020 Cohort) was first author of the recently published work in the Journal of Cancer Education – Health Literacy Interventions in Cancer: a Systematic Review. Abstract Approximately one-third of adults in the United States (U.S.) have limited health literacy. Those with limited health literacy often have difficultly navigating the health care environment, […]

Publication: Implementation science should give higher priority to health equity

IS-2 Core Faculty, Drs. Ross Brownson (Co-Director), Shiriki Kumanyika, and Debra Haire-Joshu (Co-Director) recently published a thought piece in Implementation Science – Implementation science should give higher priority to health equity. Abstract Background: There is growing urgency to tackle issues of equity and justice in the USA and worldwide. Health equity, a framing that moves […]