Heatherlun S. Uphold, PhD

Heatherlun Uphold

Bio:

Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions at Michigan State University

I study ways to translate research into practice by utilizing dissemination and implementation science and integrating novel strategies into the discipline of public health. 

Project Description

Title: Attitudes Toward Research Utilization by Academic Researchers in Flint, MI  

Goal:  This project will examine dissemination methods utilized by Flint-based academic researchers to share research findings with communities in order to understand dissemination-as-usual and develop tools to build researcher capacity for greater dissemination impact.  

Aspirations for Impact: Results from this project will build researcher capacity to disseminate academic outcomes in order to facilitate reach, acceptability, and utility of research and improve public health.