Meet the Team
Implementation Impact Research Collaborative Director
Shellie Ellis, MA, Ph.D., is a health services researcher and implementation scientist focused on improving healthcare delivery.
Dr. Ellis has graduate training in medical anthropology and health services research and is an alumna of the NCI-funded Mentored Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (MT-DIRC) fellowship program. Her implementation research has been supported by NCI, NIA, NIGMS, PCORI and several foundations and organizations. She serves on national study sections as an implementation scientist and is associate editor of the new international journal Implementation Science Communications.
Dr. Ellis has 20 years of experience implementing evidence-based research in practice. She has implemented both screening and treatment interventions in a variety of primary and specialty settings, spanning federally qualified health centers, hospital-owned outpatient clinics and private practices in rural, urban and suburban settings. She has designed implementation strategies to promote evidence-based practice in both primary care and specialty care practices and conducted multiple studies to assess determinants of health care provider adoption and implementation of evidence-based practice.
Maggie Padek-Kalman, MPH, MSW
Program Lead - Dissemination & Implementation Science and Metric
Zseraldina Ferenczi, MPA
Emily Morrow, Ph.D.
Data Integration Specialist