A Presentation by Allison Metz, PhD
Allison will discuss the potential of implementation science in supporting the use of evidence in practice. She will emphasize the importance of context and stakeholder involvement in the use of evidence. Co-creation strategies for producing, contextualizing and sustaining evidence will be discussed.
Allison Metz, PhD, is a developmental psychologist, Director of the National Implementation Research Network, and Senior Scientist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Allison specializes in the implementation, mainstreaming, and scaling of evidence to achieve social impact for children and families in a range of human service and education areas, with an emphasis on child welfare and early childhood service contexts. Allison serves on the Board of Directors for the Global Implementation Initiative. She is co-editor of the widely read volume Applying Implementation Science in Early Childhood Program and Systems.