CDC DHAP’s Research-to-Practice Framework

CDC DHAP’s Research-to-Practice Framework

D and/or I:
The focus on dissemination and/or implementation activities. D-only focuses on an active approach of spreading evidence-based interventions to target audience via determined channels using planned strategies. D=I, D>I, and I>D means there is some focus on both dissemination and implementation. I-only focuses on process of putting to use or integrating evidence-based interventions within a setting.


Socio-Ecological Levels:
The level of the framework at which the model operates. Individual includes personal characteristics; Organization includes hospitals, service organizations, and factories; Community includes local government and neighborhoods; System includes hospital systems and government; Policy includes changes in policy.


Number of Times Cited:
The # of times the original publication for the model was cited as indicated by Google Scholar since 2016.


Field of Origin:
The field of study in which the model originated.

HIV/AIDS prevention

Whether the model is for the use of practitioners and/or researchers.

Researcher and Practitioner

Name of the construct developed by classifying/aligning the elements abstracted from models.

Adaptation and evolution, Dissemination, Implementation, Knowledge and Knowledge Synthesis, Pre-implementation, Maintenance and Sustainability

The original publication(s) of the model.

Collins C, Harshbarger C, Sawyer R, Hamdallah M. The diffusion of effective behavioral interventions project: development, implementation, and lessons learned. AIDS Educ Prev 2006;18(4S A):5–20. Collins CB Jr., Johnson WD, Lyles CM. Linking research and practice: evidence-based HIV prevention. Focus 2007;22(7):1–5. Neumann MS, Sogolow ED. Replicating effective programs: HIV/AIDS prevention technology transfer. AIDS Educ Prev 2000;12(5S):S35–S48. Sogolow E, Peersman G, Semaan S, Strouse D, Lyles CM. The HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis Project: scope, methods, and study classification results. J Acquir Immun Defic Syndr 2002;30(S1):S15–S29. Sogolow ED, Kay LS, Doll LS, et al. Strengthening HIV prevention: application of a research-to-practice framework. AIDS Educ Prev 2000;12(5S):S21–S32.

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