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Joanna C. Moullin, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

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Joanna C. Moullin, Ph.D.
Lecturer, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia


Joanna C. Moullin is a lecturer in the faculty of health sciences at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. She completed a joint PhD between Australia (University of Technology Sydney) and Spain (University of Granada) applying and advancing the field of implementation science in community pharmacy. She subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, under Professor Gregory A. Aarons. During her doctorate she developed a strong base knowledge in dissemination and implementation theory, implementation research methodologies and measurement development. A pharmacist by profession, she now focuses on implementation across a range of diverse clinical and community settings.

Research Interests

  • Implementation science 
  • Measurement development 
  • Substance use treatment disorder 
  • Suicide prevention and mental health
  • Integration of pharmacists into healthcare teams

Research Focus

Dr. Moullin’s research encompasses a number of topics related to conducting implementation research and implementation in practice.  In developing implementation science she has focussed on implementation frameworks, models and theories, implementation research methodologies as well as measurement development, using both factor and Rasch analyses.  From an applied perspective, Dr. Moullin is studying the implementation of a range of interventions across diverse clinical and practice settings. 


  • Moullin, J.C., Sabater‐Hernández, D., Fernandez-Llimos, F., & Benrimoj, S.I. (2015). A systematic review of implementation frameworks of innovations in healthcare and resulting generic implementation framework. Health Research Policy and Systems, 13(16).
  • Moullin, J.C., Ehrhart, M.G., & Aarons, G.A. (2017). The Role of Leadership in Organizational Implementation and Sustainment in Service Agencies. Research on Social Work Practice (ePub Aug 9, 2017).
  • Aarons, G.A., Ehrhart, M.G., Moullin, J.C., Torres, E.M., & Green, A.E. (2017).Testing the Leadership and Organizational Change for Implementation (LOCI) Intervention in substance abuse treatment: A cluster randomized trial study protocol. Implementation Science, 12(29).
  • Moullin, J.C., Sabater-Hernández, D., & Benrimoj, S.I. (2016). Model for the evaluation of implementation programs and professional pharmacy services. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmarcy, 12(3), 515-22.
  • Moullin, J.C., Sabater‐Hernández, D., García-Corpas, J.P., Kenny, P., & Benrimoj, S.I. (2016). Development and testing of two implementation tools to measure components of professional pharmacy service fidelity. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 22(3), 369-77.