CAPS Town Hall and Implementation and Interventions Core present: Margaret Handley, PhD, MPH — What Does Doing Implementation Science Actually Mean?
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February 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
UCSF Mission Hall –3rd Floor – Room 3700
550 16th Street, San Francisco, CA
Bring photo ID to present at the Security Desk if coming from outside Mission Hall.
Margaret Handley, PhD, MPH is a public health trained epidemiologist and Professor in the UCSF Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, and the Dept. of Medicine Center for Vulnerable Populations. She works at the intersection of applied public health and implementation science. Her primary research interests are: (1) improving the uptake of evidence-based interventions in primary care settings; and (2) developing health communication tools to reduce disparities in health outcomes for underserved populations in US and global settings.
Dr. Handley also co-directs the UCSF Training Program in Implementation Science, and has expertise in practice-based research, health IT for underserved populations, migration and health, and mixed method research. She has active grants which include developing and pilot testing a post-partum intervention to reduce chronic disease risk in women with prior gestational diabetes, and improving health literacy skills among migrant adolescents.