As health and community settings grapple with resource-constrained conditions, the use of evidence-based strategies in routine practice will be critical to maximizing the value of care and improving health outcomes. Implementation science research plays a critical role in promoting uptake of these strategies. Penn is home to a rich network of implementation science expertise and activities across many fields in health care. Activities include grant-funded projects, an education program, an annual Implementation Science Institute, and regular works-in-progress meetings.


Meghan Lane-Fall

Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP

Executive Director, PISCE; David E. Longnecker Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care; Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine

Amanda Bettencourt

Amanda Bettencourt, PhD

Director, Acute Care Implementation Science; Assistant Professor, Family and Community Health, Penn Nursing

Christopher Bonafide

Christopher Bonafide, MD, MSCE

Director, Pediatric Implementation Research; Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine

Katharine Rendle, PhD, MPH

Director, Cancer Implementation Research; Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health; Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine

Courtney Benjamin Wolk, PhD

Director, Mental Health Implementation Research; Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine


Meghan Lockman

Meghan Lockman, MS, MBA

Managing Director, PISCE

Isabelle Kaminer, MS

Coordinator, PISCE

Kathryn O’Boyle

Certificate Coordinator, PISCE

Melinda Stanfield

Melinda Stanfield

Administrative Assistant, PISCE

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