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Translating Science: A Town Hall on the Challenges

Event Dates
All times are Eastern Time unless noted otherwise.

This plenary brought together the leaders of several federal science agencies for a discussion about the challenges of using scientific discoveries to shape policy and practice.

Moderator: John H. Laub, Director, National Institute of Justice


  • David Chambers, Associate Director for Dissemination and Implementation Research, National Institute of Mental Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Patrick Gallagher, Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Linda Mellgren, Senior Social Science Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and   Human Services
  • John Easton, Director, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education

Event Type
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
National Institute of Justice
Registration Status
Not Required
Open to all
Date Created: March 7, 2014