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CDC Science Making a Difference - Five Domains of Influence

CDC Science Making a Difference

CDC Science Making a Difference - Five Domains of Influence

Disseminating science may include publication of findings in peer review journals or other venues, presentation at conferences, or through other media channels.

Receiving recognition may include awards, general awareness, or acceptance of a concept or findings by scientific community or policy makers, generating new discussion.

Catalyzing action may include partnerships and collaborations, technology creation, congressional hearings or bills, or introduction in practice.

Effecting change may include building public health capacity, legal/policy change, cultural/social/behavioral change, or economic change.

Shaping the future may include new hypothesis or strategies, implementation of new programs/initiatives, or quality improvement.

  • Page last reviewed: October 11, 2017
  • Page last updated: June 15, 2017
  • Content source:
    • Office of the Associate Director for Science