University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, Utah
J.D. Smith, PhD is Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is an implementation science methodologist and clinical health psychologist. He leads the implementation science activities of projects focused on the implementation of interventions for pediatric obesity, pediatric and adult hypertension, mental health across the lifespan, HIV prevention and treatment, cancer prevention and survivorship, employment skills training, and solid organ transplantation. He is a Fellow of the Implementation Research Institute and is on the training faculty of the NIH Training Institute in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (TIDIRC) and two NIAID-funded programs for implementation research in the field of HIV. His research has been supported by grants from NHLBI, CDC, USDA, and foundations. He is lead implementation scientist on projects funded by NCI, NIAID, NIDDK, NIMH, AHRQ, and HRSA. He serves on a number of national committees and advisory panels on implementation science, and is currently the Associate Editor of the journals Prevention Science and Families, Systems, and Health. He completed his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2011 followed by a two-year T32 postdoctoral training program at the Prevention Science Institute at the University of Oregon and a one-year postdoctoral fellowship at the REACH Institute at Arizona State University. Prior to joining the University of Utah in Fall 2020, Dr. Smith was Associate Professor in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago from 2015-2020 where he served as Associate Director of the NIDA-funded Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology for Drug Abuse and HIV and Co-Director of the Program in Dissemination and Implementation Science in the CTSA.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET