Russell Glasgow

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Russell Glasgow, PhD, is both a Visiting Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, and Associate Director of the Colorado Health Outcomes Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Prior to Fall 2013, he was Deputy Director for Implementation Science in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Science at the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

Dr. Glasgow is a behavioral scientist who has worked on many transdisciplinary research questions including worksite health promotion, primary care based interventions, and community-based prevention programs involving community health centers and Native American tribes. He has researched issues ranging from smoking prevention and cessation to chronic illness management, patient-provider communication, use of interactive technologies in health care, quality improvement and guidelines adherence. He has published over 400 scientific articles and received the Society of Behavioral Medicine Award as Outstanding Scientist. His more recent work has focused on public health issues of enhancing the reach and adoption of evidence-based programs, using the RE-AIM planning and evaluation model.