Dr. Sales is a Professor and the Associate Chair for Educational Programs and Health System Innovation in the Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School. She is also a Research Scientist at the Center for Clinical Management Research at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Her training is in sociology, health economics, econometrics, and general health services research. Her current work involves theory-based design of implementation interventions, including understanding how feedback reports affect provider behavior and through behavior change have an impact on patient outcomes, and the role of social networks in uptake of evidence based practices and implementation interventions. She also leads a Partnered Evaluation Initiative funded by the VA Office of Nursing Services, evaluating the implementation and effectiveness of VA national nursing initiatives. She is co-Editor-in-Chief of Implementation Science, together with Michel Wensing of Heidelberg University in Germany, and Associate Chair of the Department of Learning Health Sciences for Educational Programs and Health System Innovation.