Dean L. Fixsen, PhD
Dr. Fixsen specializes in implementation science. He began his career in human services as a psychiatric aide in a large state hospital for children with profound developmental delays. He has spent his career developing and implementing evidence-based programs, initiating and managing change processes, and working with others to improve the lives of children, families, and adults. In addition to co-authoring over 100 publications, Dr. Fixsen has advised federal, state, and local governments.
- Senior Scientist, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Co-Director, National Implementation Research Network, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Co-Director, State Implementation and Scale up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) Center
- Co-Chair, Global Implementation Conference
- PhD, 1970, University of Kansas
- Newman C, Liberton C, Kutash K, Friedman R. (Eds.) (2008). Annual Research Conference Proceedings, A System of Care for Children's Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base. Tampa, Florida: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Child and Family Studies, The Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health.
- Powell D, Fixsen D, Dunlap G, Smith B, Fox L. (2007). A synthesis of knowledge relevant to pathways of service utilization for young children with or at risk of challenging behavior. Journal of Early Intervention, 29, 81-106.
- Fixsen DL, Naoom SF, Blase KA, Friedman RM, Wallace F. (2005). Implementation research: A synthesis of the literature. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, The National Implementation Research Network.