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Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (RE-AIM)

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On February 25th, Dr. Fabio Almeida, of the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise at Virginia Tech, presented "Design and Methods of diaBEAT-it!"

The presentation centered on the methods, current status, and future directions of the NIDDK funded project.

Tune in below for the background of this project as well as key decision-making aspects based on the RE-AIM framework (a PDF of the slides can be found here). If you would like to be invited to the next webinar or to receive any other RE-AIM updates, please complete the form below. 



Until next time,

Samantha Harden and the RE-AIM Workgroup


NEW FEATURE: If you would like to be emailed RE-AIM related updates, please complete this form.

Updates include: new blog posts, webinars, presentations, etc. This update will be sent by the RE-AIM Workgroup only and will not act as a typical listserv (i.e., people on the list cannot email the group using this feature).


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


New Presentations:

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

Liu G, Perkins A.Using a lay cancer screening navigator to increase colorectal cancer screening rates..J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Mar-Apr;28(2):280-2. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2015.02.140209.

Paez DC, Reis RS, Parra DC, Hoehner CM, Sarmiento OL, Barros M, Brownson RC.Bridging the gap between research and practice: an assessment of external validity of community-based physical activity programs in Bogot√°, Colombia, and Recife, Brazil.Transl Behav Med. 2015 Mar;5(1):1-11. doi: 10.1007/s13142-014-0275-y.

Anderson KA, Weber KV.Auto Therapy: Using Automobiles as Vehicles for Reminiscence With Older Adults.J Gerontol Soc Work. 2015 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]