Dr Nicole Rankin is Senior Research Fellow, Implementation Science, in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. Her research interests are in lung cancer and the implementation of evidence-based interventions into practice and policy. Dr Rankin leads the Implementation Science work program for Sydney Health Partners, an Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre accredited by the NHMRC. Dr Rankin is a media spokesperson for Lung Foundation Australia. She is a fellow (2016-2018) of the prestigious international program ‘Mentored Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer’ based at Washington University in St Louis, funded by a National Cancer Institute grant.
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