Associate Professor Rachael Moorin is an Associate Professor of Health Systems and Health Economics in the School of Public Health at Curtin University and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Population Health at the University of Western Australia (UWA). Rachael is a health services researcher and health economist. She gained her PhD in Population Health from the University of Western Australia in 2005 and a graduate certificate in health economics from Curtin University the same year. Rachael is a past Director of the UWA node of the Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health (2007-10) and a past Director of the International Health Data Linkage Network (2011-12). Prior to her move to academia in 2003 Rachael was a Diagnostic Radiographer & Nuclear Medicine Technologist (UK trained 1986 & 1988). She held positions as a chief technologist in the UK, New Zealand and Australia between 1995 and 2003 and has a Masters in Medical Radiation Science (radiation dosimetry dissertation).
Rachael has been awarded competitive research grants as chief investigator totalling more than $9 million from State and national funding agencies; and has been responsible for development of novel methods for utilising and analysing linked administrative health data to describe the epidemiology of health service use in various population groups; measure equity in and access to health care services and undertake econometric evaluations of health services and health policy. Rachael is currently a member of the Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Committee (MBS Taskforce), the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) and its evaluation sub-committee.
2010 – present Associate Professor, Health Services Research/Health Economics, Curtin University
2006-2010 Director, Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health, University of Western Australia
2015 University of Western Australia, Perth, PhD
2015 Curtin University, Perth, Grad Cert Health Economics
2000 Newcastle University, NSW, Master Medical Radiation Science