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Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenance (RE-AIM)

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Dr. Karla Galaviz, a postdoctoral fellow in the Global Diabetes Research Center at Emory University, recently provided a talk about her experience applying the RE-AIM framework for an Implementation-Effectiveness evaluation of physical activity counseling within the healthcare system in Jalisco, Mexico.

The slides can be found here.  

The RE-AIM workgroup listened live and posed questions while Dr. Estabrooks moderated. The podcast of this discussion can be viewed below.


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



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

Conlon BA, Kahan M, Martinez M, Isaac K, Rossi A, Skyhart R, Wylie-Rosett J, Moadel-Robblee A.Development and Evaluation of the Curriculum for BOLD (Bronx Oncology Living Daily) Healthy Living: a Diabetes Prevention and Control Program for Underserved Cancer Survivors. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Kirchner JE, Ritchie MJ, Pitcock JA, Parker LE, Curran GM, Fortney JC.Outcomes of a partnered facilitation strategy to implement primary care-mental health.J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Dec;29 Suppl 4:904-12. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-3027-2.

Viester L, Verhagen EA, Bongers PM, van der Beek AJ. Process evaluation of a multifaceted health program aiming to improve physical activity levels and dietary patterns among construction workers.J Occup Environ Med. 2014 Nov;56(11):1210-7. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000250.