Champion/field agent

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Credible Messengers

Dissemination field agents

External Change Agents

Formally appointed internal Implementation leaders

Internal champions

Leadership and Champion of Innovation

Media & Change Agents


Opinion Leaders

Opinions of internal and External Experts

Public consitituencies, advocates

Reception and champions

Research Champions

Wellness Champions

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Champion: Effective, influential individuals at the implementation site who can facilitate the implementation of the intervention by mobilizing internal support for the presence of strong champions, often correlated with large implementation fidelity.

Change agent: Change agents are representatives of change agencies that are external to an organization or community, and their goal is to influence the innovation decisions of members of the organization or community. Change agents often use opinion leaders from an organization or community to facilitate the dissemination and adoption process.18

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