K12 Faculty Scholar Program in Implementation Science


The UB Faculty Scholar Program in Implementation Science is an institutional research career development (K12) program funded by NHLBI (K12HL138052). 

It supports mentored research and career development for faculty scholars in dissemination and implementation (D&I) research to address the complex process of bridging research and practice in real-world settings.

The award provides up to $100,000 in salary and $30,000 in research support annually to each scholar.

What good are medical innovations if they never reach patients?

Program directors

Ranjit Singh, MB, BChir, MBA

Associate Professor; Vice Chair for Research; Director, Primary Care Research Institute
Department of Family Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


John M. Canty, Jr., MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor, Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Ekaterina (Katia) Noyes PhD, MPH

Director, Division of Health Services Policy and Practice
Director, MPH Concentration in Health Services Administration
Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
School of Public Health and Health Professions


Program requirements

  • Mentored research must focus on heart, lung, blood or sleep (HLBS) disorders and/or their risk factors. 
  • This career development opportunity should lead to research independence in D&I research.

See Call For Applications for complete program requirements.

Eligibility requirements

  • Candidates selected as K12 scholars must hold a research or health-professional doctoral degree and commit a minimum of 75 percent of full-time professional effort to mentored D&I research and career development focused on HLBS disorders for a period of two to three years.

See Call For Applications for complete eligibility requirements.

Apply by Mar. 2, 2020

Letters of Intent are due Mar. 2, 2020. Submit as a single pdf to Dr. Ranjit Singh: rs10@buffalo.edu