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Senior D&I Expert

DavidChambers David Chambers, PhD
Associate Director for D&I Research, National Institute of Mental Health
david.chambers@nih.hhs.gov
 
Dr. David Chambers is Chief of the Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch (SRCEB) of the Division of Services and Intervention Research at the National Institute of Mental Health. He arrived at NIMH in 2001, where he continues to manage a portfolio of grants that study the integration of scientific findings and effective clinical practices in mental health within real-world service settings. Since 2006, David has also served as Associate Director for Dissemination and Implementation Research, leading NIH initiatives around the coordination of dissemination and implementation research in health, and has served as Institute representative to the Federal Action Agenda Senior Partners Workgroup, which directs the Federal response to the President's Freedom Commission Report on Mental Health.
 
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Factors contributing to sparse uptake of evidence-based interventions
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Interviewee’s name, title, and affiliation
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Definition and importance of the research and practice of D&I
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Key issues for D&I research
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Things that researchers should do differently to increase the D&I potential of interventions
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An example of a lesson learned from own work
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