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Committee on Clinical Research, Implementation Science, and Evidence-Based Practice

Liaisons with the VP for Science and Research

Charge

Monitor trends and issues regarding clinical practice research, implementation science, knowledge translation, and evidence-based practice in communication sciences and disorders (CSD); monitor the challenges and opportunities to enhance and expand clinical practice research, implementation science, knowledge translation, and evidence-based practice in CSD; generate reports to inform strategic planning efforts and otherwise advising the Association—including staff, members, committees, boards, and councils—regarding matters pertaining to clinical practice research, implementation science, knowledge translation, and evidence-based practice in CSD; and provide guidance about resources and programs that ASHA could develop or enhance to facilitate the advancement of clinical practice research, implementation science, knowledge translation, and evidence-based practice in CSD.

Composition

8 individuals who collectively have expertise related to clinical practice research, implementation science, knowledge translation, and evidence-based practice.

Members

  • Trina Spencer (Chair)
  • Meghan M. Davidson
  • Natalie F. Douglas
  • Meredith P. Harold
  • Nannette Nicholson
  • Mahendra Nidhi
  • Sherri L. Smith
  • Sarah E. Wallace

Term

3 years

Commitments/Obligations

  • Participate in monthly conference calls and up to two annual in-person meetings
  • Contribute to the committee's work as well as to that of any CRISP sub-committee on which you agree to serve
  • Monitor the scientific, political, and practice landscapes related to the committee's charge and report to the group about emerging trends
  • Provide expertise and perspectives related to advancing clinical research, implementation science, and evidence-based practice in CSD​

Desired Service Qualifications/Experiences

  1. Expertise with evidence-based practice, clinical practice research, and/or dissemination and implementation science.
  2. Clinical experience, teaching experience, or research experience related to evidence-based practice, clinical practice research, and/or dissemination and implementation science

Staff Liaison

Margaret Rogers (mrogers@asha.org)