Implementation Science is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that aims to publish research relevant to the scientific study of methods to promote the uptake of research findings into routine healthcare in clinical, organisational or policy contexts.


  • Anne Sales, Department of Veterans Affairs and University of Michigan
  • Michel Wensing, University of Heidelberg

Founding Editors-in-Chief

  • Martin Eccles, Newcastle University
  • Brian Mittman, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System


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Nordic Implementation is an interest group promoting knowledge exchange in the field of implementation research and working towards a continuation of the research-oriented Nordic Conference on Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice. Interest group members may disseminate information on their activities via the newly launched website.

Study Protocol Policy

Study protocols describe proposed or ongoing research, providing a detailed account of the hypothesis, rationale, and methodology of the study. The work described should have been funded through competitive external peer review and have appropriate ethics permissions. Systematic review protocols should be submitted to Systematic Reviews.

Editor's profile

Gregory Aarons

Gregory Aarons

Dr. Aarons is clinical and organizational psychologist, a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Director of the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) and Co-Director of the Center for Organizational Research on Implementation and Leadership (CORIL).

Dr. Aarons' research, funded by the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focuses on identifying and improving system, organizational, and individual factors that impact successful implementation and sustainment of evidence-based practices and quality of care in health care and public sector allied health practice settings. Dr. Aarons’ most current work focuses on improving organizational context and training managers and supervisors to become effective leaders, to create a positive implementation climate, and to successfully lead evidence-based practice implementation in their teams and organizations.

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ISSN: 1748-5908