MSRC D&I – Military Suicide Research Consortium’s Dissemination and Implementation Core

At a glance

Funded by: Department of Defense 2016-2023
Principal Investigator(s): Kate Comtois, PhD, MPH
Research Team:
Participating Agencies:
Research Setting: Military treatment facilities and suicide prevention programs and all online studies


Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Core was created within the Military Suicide Research Consortium, a funding consortium of the Department of Defense, to promote MSRC-funded research.

The D&I Core

  1. developed metrics for evaluating which programs and interventions were ready for dissemination and implementation
  2. led scientific Institutes on D&I research
  3. developed and led training programs in dissemination and policy research along with the integration of outcomes and implementation research.



  • Comtois, K. A., DeCou, C. R., Landes, S. J., Brown, G. K., Soberay, K. A., Pierson, A. K., Plant, E. A., Gutierrez, P. M., & Joiner, T. E. (2020). Dissemination and implementation of suicide research in the Department of Defense: Perspective from the Military Suicide Research Consortium. Military Behavioral Health, 1–9.