Washington, DC, USA
Dr David Chambers is Deputy Director for Implementation Science in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute in the United States. Dr Chambers’ current role involves coordinating implementation of scientific evidence across the entire cancer control continuum; overseeing the development, maintenance and evolution of multiple platforms that bridge research and policy; and development of initiatives to progress dissemination and implementation.
Dr Chambers is a leader in implementation science, having extensive experience in studying the implementation of evidence into practice. He currently holds a portfolio of grants focused on studying the integration of scientific findings and effective clinical practices in mental health services. From 2006 to 2014 he served as the Associate Director for Dissemination and Implementation Research at the National Institute of Health, where he was responsible for coordinating the implementation of research into health, organising annual scientific conferences and coordinating a summer training institute.
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