Jane Mahoney, MD
Position title: Associate Director of Translation and Core Research Project Multiple Principal Investigator
Jane Mahoney, MD is the UWPRC Associate Director of Translation and Core Research Project Multiple Principal Investigator. She is a Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology within the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is nationally known for her dissemination and implementation research on the Stepping On falls prevention program, resulting in spread of that program (Stepping On) to 25 states. She is the Director of the UW Community-Academic Aging Resource Network, in which role she facilitates formation of research partnerships involving UW investigators and community-based social service agencies to improve the health of Wisconsin’s older adults. She is Associate Director for Implementation Science for the CTSA-funded UW Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR) – Community-Academic Partnerships (CAP) core. In this role, she has developed the Dissemination and Implementation Launchpad, which provides training and consultation for faculty and researchers in dissemination and implementation (D&I) science; and funding, business, and marketing resources to support translation of evidence into practice.
As the UWPRC Associate Director of Translation, she works with Dr. Sheri Johnson to provide consultation to investigators of UWPRC research projects regarding design for dissemination, navigation to implementation science and dissemination resources, and connections to translation, policy, and institutionalization stakeholders. She will also lead the Translation Partners Panel. As the Multiple Principal Investigator of the Core Research Project, she will work with Dr. Roseanne Clark on activities related to the Core Research Project. Dr. Mahoney will oversee the implementation science aspects, including implementation of all translation activities.