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Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (RE-AIM)

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On May 27th, Kyli Gallington and Emily Altman  presented the RE-AIM evaluation of Picnic in the Park, a Santa Barbara Food Bank initiative. Notably, they shared a 10-point scoring system, how its calculated, and how they communicate these results back to their key stakeholders. Listen in below for their talk and the live Q&A.

Until next time,
Samantha Harden and the RE-AIM ​Workgroup


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This site provides an explanation of and resources for those wanting to apply the RE-AIM framework. The RE-AIM framework is designed to enhance the quality, speed, and public health impact of efforts to translate research into practice in five steps:

  • Reach your intended target population
  • Efficacy or effectiveness
  • Adoption by target staff, settings, or institutions
  • Implementation consistency, costs and adaptations made during delivery
  • Maintenance of intervention effects in individuals and settings over time


The Key Features of RE-AIM website are:

  • Tools and resources to facilitate implementation
  • A comprehensive list of RE-AIM publications and presentations organized alphabetically by year

Please send comments and suggestions or your own RE-AIM related work for inclusion on the site to Samantha Harden.

What's New



Upcoming Presentations:

Kyli Gallington and Emily Altman. RE-AIM evaluation of Picnic in the Park, a Santa Barbara Food Bank initiative. Webinar, 2pm EST​, May 27th, 2015. 

New Presentations:

Rebecca E. Lee, Phd. Using the RE-AIM Framework to Evaluate Physical Activity Public Health Programs in México, International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2015 

Gaglio Bridget. How pragmatic is it? Determining pragmatic characteristics of research.The AHRQ’s Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center, Webinar, May 2015

Estabrooks PA, Harden SM, Kessler R, Glasgow RE. Applying the RE-AIM Framework to Intervention Planning and Evaluation. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. April 2014. 

Lee RE & O'Connor. RE-AIM Workshop: Sustainability. El XVI Congreso Internacional de Avances en Medicine. Guadalajara, Mexico. February 2014. 

Estabrooks et al. Fundamentals of the RE-AIM Framework. El XVI Congreso Internacional de Avances en Medicine. Guadalajara, Mexico. February 2014.  

New Publications

Belkora J, Volz S, Loth M, Teng A, Zarin-Pass M, Moore D, Esserman L.Coaching patients in the use of decision and communication aids: RE-AIM evaluation of a patient support program..BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 May 28;15(1):209. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0872-6.

Connell CL, Thomson JL, Huye HF, Landry AS, Crook LB, Yadrick K.Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living: Implementing a nutrition intervention effectiveness study in a rural health disparate region.Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 May;42:196-203. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2015.04.003. Epub 2015 Apr 11..

Damschroder LJ, Moin T, Datta SK, Reardon CM, Steinle N, Weinreb J, Billington CJ, Maciejewski ML, Yancy WS Jr, Hughes M, Makki F, Richardson CR.Implementation and evaluation of the VA DPP clinical demonstration: protocol for a multi-site non-randomized hybrid effectiveness-implementation type III trial.Implement Sci. 2015 May 12;10(1):68. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0250-0.