Associate Professor Alexandra Martiniuk

USyd Postdoctoral Fellow
Public Health, School of Public Health

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Biographical details

Dr Martiniuk is an Associate Professor (Epidemiology) in the Faculties of Medicine and Nursing at the University of Toronto and Scientist at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Research Institute in Canada. Dr Martiniuk is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health at The University of Sydney, and a Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health, as well as Special Advisor on Health Systems Research at the Nigerian National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Associate Staff at the Menzies Center for Health Policy and Consultant to the AusAID Health Systems Knowledge Hub Sydney. She holds an MSc in Community Health and a PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Canada. Prior to her research career, Martiniuk worked in psychological services in the pediatric oncology departments at two Children's Hospitals in Canada (1997-2005). Dr Martiniuk conducts research in collaboration with 16 countries. Her expertise is in cohort and cluster randomized controlled trials to improve the health of individuals living in disadvantaged settings (Indigenous communities and lower-and middle-income countries). She is the recipient of 29 awards and fellowships including: Fellowships from the CIHR, SSHRC, NHMRC, University of Sydney and Merck, the President’s Scholarship for PhD Research, the MENSA Canada Scholarship, the Saturn Commitment to Excellence Award, a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship and was recently named a CIHR Rising Star (2013), a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow (2011) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce Young Outstanding Person of the Year (2012) in recognition of her commitment to communities locally and globally. Research at a glance:

· Total grant funding as a chief/principle investigator >$5.1 million from: NHMRC, ARC, CIHR, IDRC, CIDA, WHO, Government and Philanthropy

· 26 total: PhD (9), MSc/MIPH (15) or medical students (2) supervised (18/26 graduated to date)

· 81 total publications including publications in the Lancet, Cochrane Reviews, Annals of Oncology (Of 81 total publications=56 peer reviewed, 25 other including 9 reports to government and industry) with another 15 submitted peer-reviewed publications currently under review

· Invited speaker at 7 conferences and over 98 other conference presentations

· Interviewed or quoted over 70 times in international/ national media including Sydney Morning Herald, MSN, ABC, CBC, SBS, United Press International, Times India, Diplomat Magazine

Research and Teaching Leadership at a glance:

· Reviewer for 10 journals (including the Lancet, BMJ, CMAJ)

· External reviewer for CIHR, NHMRC, ARC and Hong Kong national granting agencies

· WHO Curriculum Development & Coordinator: epilepsy epidemiology (China) [Dec, 2010]

· Scientific Steering Committee member for 2 National and 2 International Committees

Teaching and supervision

Epidemiology

Global health

Indigenous peoples' health

Innovation in public health

International links

Canada

(University of Toronto and Dignitas International) Associate Professor University of Toronto Scientist, Dignitas International

Malawi

(Dignitas International) Scientist, Dignitas International

Selected grants

2012

  • The Lililwan Project: Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the Fitzroy Valley; Elliott E, Latimer J, Fitzpatrick J, Martiniuk A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Decision-making for improved health services in disadvantaged contexts: focusing on neurological/mental health; Martiniuk A, Martiniuk A, Cumming R; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme.

2011

  • Road safety and Aboriginal people; Ivers R, Clapham K, Harrison J, Senserrick T, Gruen R, Martiniuk A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2010

  • Canadian development activities in the Pacific Islands: consideration of aid effectiveness, harmonisation and impact; Negin J, Martiniuk A; International Council for Canadian Studies/Canada-Asia Pacific Awards.
  • Epidemiology of neurological conditions in developing countries; Martiniuk A; DVC Research/Laffan Fellowships.
  • Sydney Epilepsy Incidence Study To Measure Illness Consequences (SEISMIC); Anderson C, Mohamed A, Martiniuk A, Bleasel A, Hassan B, Ireland C, Somerville E, Stewart G, Lawson J, Hackett M, Glozier N, Jan S, Harvey S, Sommerville E, Bleasel A, Martiniuk A, Glozier N, Lawson J, Jan S, Hackett M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.
  • The Burden of Epilepsy Study: Impact on well-being, service use and economic outcomes; Anderson C, Martiniuk A, Hackett M, Jan S, Glozier N, Somerville E, Lawson J, Bleasel A, Mohamed A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Senserrick, T., Hinchcliff, R., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Clapham, K. (2013). Aboriginal injury prevention projects: a rapid review. Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.
  • Senserrick, T., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Clapham, K., Lyford, M., Grzebieta, R. (2011). Safe System Demonstration Project Involving an Indigenous Community: Literature Review and Methods. Sydney, Australia: Austroads Inc.
  • Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Boufous, S., Clapham, K. (2010). Effective and inclusive intervention research with Aboriginal populations: a rapid review. Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.
  • Boufous, S., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Martiniuk, A., Clapham, K. (2010). Underlying causes and effects of injury in Australian Aboriginal populations: a rapid review. Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.

Journals

  • Martiniuk, A., Amylon, M., Briery, B., SHEA-PERRY, M., Kelsey, K., Lam, G., Korver, S. (2014). Camper learning and friendship at pediatric oncology camps in North America. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 32(2), 234-244. [More Information]
  • Abimbola, S., Martiniuk, A., Hackett, M., Glozier, N., Mohamed, A., Anderson, C. (2014). Early predictors of remission in newly diagnosed epilepsy: a systematic approach to reviewing prognostic factor studies. Neurological Research, 36(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Rozea, A., Martiniuk, A. (2014). HIV behavioural interventions targeted towards older adults: a systematic review. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Deveridge, A., Berman, J., Negin, J., Mwambene, N., Chingaipe, E., Puchalski Ritchie, L., Martiniuk, A. (2014). Task-shifting and prioritization: a situational analysis examining the role and experiences of community health workers in Malawi. Human Resources for Health, 12(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Dinh, M., Bein, K., Roncal, S., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S. (2014). The impact of alcohol intoxication in patients admitted due to assault at an Australian major trauma centre: a trauma registry study from 1999 to 2009. Emergency Medicine Journal, 31(5), 390-393. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Ivers, R., Jan, S., Martiniuk, A., Pham, C. (2013). Catastrophic household costs due to injury in Vietnam. Injury, 44(5), 684-690. [More Information]
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Latimer, J., Ferreira, M., Martiniuk, A., Peadon, E., Carter, M., Oscar, J., Carter, E., Kefford, M., Shandley, R., Elliott, E., et al (2013). Development of a reliable questionnaire to assist in the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). BMC Pediatrics, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Rozea, A., Cloyd, B., Martiniuk, A. (2013). Foreign-born health workers in Australia: an analysis of census data. Human Resources for Health, 11(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Mohammadi, M., Martiniuk, A., Ansari-Moghaddam, A., Rad, M., Rashedi, F., Ghjasemi, A., Ahangari, H. (2013). Police response time to road crashes in south-east of Iran. Pakistan Medical Association Journal, 63(12), 1523-1527. [More Information]
  • Grisham, J., Martiniuk, A., Negin, J., Wright, E. (2013). Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Public Health: An Initial Exploration of Perceptions of PBL in Vietnam. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Senserrick, T., Lo, S., Williamson, A., Du, W., Grunstein, R., Woodward, M., Glozier, N., Stevenson, M., Norton, R., Ivers, R. (2013). Sleep-Deprived Young Drivers and the Risk for Crash: The DRIVE Prospective Cohort Study. JAMA Pediatrics, 167(7), 647-655. [More Information]
  • Bhakta, N., Martiniuk, A., Gupta, S., Howard, S. (2013). The cost effectiveness of treating paediatric cancer in low-income and middle-income countries: a case-study approach using acute lymphocytic leukaemia in Brazil and Burkitt lymphoma in Malawi. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 98(2), 155-160. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Ivers, R., Jan, S., Martiniuk, A., Li, Q., Pham, C. (2013). The economic burden of road traffic injuries: evidence from a provincial general hospital in Vietnam. Injury Prevention, 19(2), 79-84. [More Information]
  • Gupta, S., Yeh, S., Martiniuk, A., Lam, C., Chen, H., Liu, Y., Tsimicalis, A., Arora, R., Ribeiro, R. (2013). The magnitude and predictors of abandonment of therapy in paediatric acute leukaemia in middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Cancer, 49(11), 2555-2564. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Manouchehrian, M., Negin, J., Zwi, A. (2012). Brain Gains: a literature review of medical missions to low and middle-income countries. BMC Health Services Research, 12(May), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A., Morgan, C., Davies, P., Zwi, A. (2012). Building health systems capacity in global health graduate programs: reflections from Australian educators. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 12(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Westcott, M., Martiniuk, A., Fowler, R., Adhikari, N., Dalipanda, T. (2012). Critical care resources in the Solomon Islands: a cross-sectional survey. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Puchalski, R., van Lettow, M., Barnsley, J., Chan, A., Joshua, M., Martiniuk, A., Schull, M., Zwarenstein, M. (2012). Evaluation of lay health workers' needs to effectively support anti-tuberculosis treatment adherence in Malawi. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 16(11), 1492-1497. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A., Farrell, P., Dalipanda, T. (2012). Frequency, cost and impact of inter-island referrals in the Solomon Islands. Rural and Remote Health, 12(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Tenthani, L., Cataldo, F., Chan, A., Bedell, R., Martiniuk, A., van Lettow, M. (2012). Involving expert patients in antiretroviral treatment provision in a tertiary referral hospital HIV clinic in Malawi. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A., Cumming, R., Naidoo, N., Phaswana-Mafuya, N., Madurai, L., Williams, S., Kowal, P. (2012). Prevalence of HIV and chronic comorbidities among older adults. AIDS, 26(Supp 1), S55-S63. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Adunuri, N., Negin, J., Tracey, P., Fontecha, C., Caldwell, P., Martiniuk, A. (2012). Primary care provision by volunteer medical brigades in Honduras: a health record review of more than 2,500 patients over three years. International Journal of Health Services, 42(4), 739-753. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Adunuri, N., Negin, J., Tracey, P., Fontecha, C., Caldwell, P. (2012). Primary care provision by volunteer medical brigades in Honduras: a health record review of over 2,500 patients over 3 years. International Journal of Health Services, 42(4), 739-753. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A. (2012). Sector wide approaches for health in small island states: Lessons learned from the Solomon Islands. Global Public Health, 7(2), 137-148. [More Information]
  • van Lettow, M., Akesson, A., Martiniuk, A., Ramsay, A., Chan, A., Anderson, S., Harries, A., Corbett, E., Heyderman, R., Zachariah, R., et al (2012). Six-Month Mortality among HIV-Infected Adults Presenting for Antiretroviral Therapy with Unexplained Weight Loss, Chronic Fever or Chronic Diarrhea in Malawi. PLoS One, 7(11), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ansari-Moghaddam, A., Martiniuk, A., Mohammadi, M., Rad, M., Sargazi, F., Sheykhzadeh, K., Jelodarzadeh, S., Karimzadeh, F. (2012). The pattern of injury and poisoning in South East Iran. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 12, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Jan, S., Boufous, S., Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Norton, R., Muscatello, D. (2012). Variations in car crash-related hospitalization costs amongst young adults in New South Wales, Australia. Injury, 43(9), 1593-1599. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald-Husek, A., Martiniuk, A., Hinchcliff, R., Aochamus, C., Lee, R. (2011). "I do what I have to do to survive": An investigation into the perceptions, experiences and economic considerations of women engaged in sex work in Northern Namibia. BMC Women's Health, 11(August 2010), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., van Lettow, M., Semba, M., Martiniuk, A., Chan, A., Cumming, R. (2011). Anti-Retroviral Treatment Outcomes among Older Adults in Zomba District, Malawi. PLoS One, 6(10), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Lam, E., Batty, G., Huxley, R., Martiniuk, A., Barzi, F., Fang, X., Czernichow, S., Woodward, M., Lam, T., Lawes, C., et al (2011). Associations of diabetes mellitus with site-specific cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific region. Annals of Oncology, 22(3), 730-738. [More Information]
  • Sodhi, S., Banda, H., Kathyola, D., Burciul, B., Thompson, S., Joshua, M., Bateman, E., Fairall, L., Martiniuk, A., Cornick, R., et al (2011). Evaluating a streamlined clinical tool and educational outreach intervention for health care workers in Malawi: the PALM PLUS case study. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 11(Issue SUPPL 2), S11 - 1-S11 - 6. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Colagiuri, S., Woodward, M. (2011). Higher-than-optimal body mass index and diabetes mortality in the Asia Pacific region. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 94(3), 471-476. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Secco, M., Speechley, K. (2011). Knowledge Translation Strategies Using the Thinking About Epilepsy Program as a Case Study. Health Promotion Practice, 12(3), 361-369. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Wires, S. (2011). Reflections on peace-through-health: the first Canadian, Israeli and Palestinian maternal and child health programme for medical students. Medicine, Conflict and Survival, 27(4), 197-204. [More Information]
  • Hackett, M., Glozier, N., Martiniuk, A., Jan, S., Anderson, C. (2011). Sydney epilepsy incidence study to measure illness consequences: the SESIMIC observational epilepsy study protocol. BMC Neurology, 11(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Negin, J., Hersch, F., Dalipanda, T., Jagilli, R., Houasia, P., Mikuletic (Gorringe), L., Christie, A. (2011). Telemedicine in the Solomon Islands: 2006 to 2009. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 17(5), 251-256. [More Information]
  • Abimbola, S., Martiniuk, A., Hackett, M., Anderson, C. (2011). The Influence of Design and Definition on the Proportion of General Epilepsy Cohorts with Remission and Intractability. Neuroepidemiology, 36(3), 204-212. [More Information]
  • Lam, E., Batty, G., Huxley, R., Martiniuk, A., Barzi, F., Lam, T., Lawes, C., Giles, G., Welborn, T., Ueshima, H., Fang, X., Czernichow, S., Woodward, M., et al (2010). Associations of diabetes mellitus with site-specific cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific region. Annals of Oncology, 22(3), 730-738. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Woodward, M., Huxley, R. (2010). Burden of Lung Cancer Deaths due to Smoking for Men and Women in the WHO Western Pacific and South East Asian Regions. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 11(1), 67-72. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Glozier, N., Patton, G., Senserrick, T., Boufous, S., Lam, L., Williamson, A., Stevenson, M., Woodward, M., Norton, R. (2010). Does Psychological Distress Increase the Risk for Motor Vehicle Crashes in Young People? Findings From the DRIVE Study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47(5), 488-495. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Secco, M., Yake, L., Speechley, K. (2010). Evaluating the effect of a television public service announcement about epilepsy. Health Education Research, 25(6), 1050-1060. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Senserrick, T., Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Boufous, S., Chang, H., Norton, R. (2010). Fatal crash trends for Australian young drivers 1997-2007: Geographic and socioeconomic differentials. Journal of Safety Research, 41(2), 123-128. [More Information]
  • Kardamanidis, K., Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Stevenson, M., Thistlethwaite, K. (2010). Motorcycle rider training for the prevention of road traffic crashes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10, 1-47. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Samb, B., Desai, N., Nishtar, S., Mendis, S., Bekedam, H., Wright, A., Hsu, J., Celletti, F., Patel, K., et al (2010). Prevention and management of chronic disease: a litmus test for health-systems strengthening in low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet, 376(9754), 1785-1797. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Senserrick, T., Chang, H., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Norton, R. (2010). Road Crash Trends for Young Drivers in New South Wales, Australia, from 1997 to 2007. Traffic Injury Prevention, 11(1), 8-15. [More Information]
  • Glozier, N., Martiniuk, A., Patton, G., Ivers, R., Li, Q., Hickie, I., Senserrick, T., Woodward, M., Norton, R., Stevenson, M. (2010). Short sleep duration in prevalent and persistent psychological distress in young adults: the DRIVE study. Sleep, 33(9), 1139-1145. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Senserrick, T., Woodward, M., Stevenson, M., Norton, R. (2010). Socioeconomic status and risk of car crash injury, independent of place of residence and driving exposure: results from the DRIVE Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(11), 998-1003. [More Information]
  • Schull, M., Banda, H., Kathyola, D., Fairall, L., Martiniuk, A., Burciul, B., Zwarenstein, M., Sodhi, S., Thompson, S., Joshua, M., et al (2010). Strengthening Health Human Resources and Improving Clinical Outcomes Through an Integrated Guideline and Educational Outreach in Resource-Poor Settings: A Cluster-Randomized Trial. Trials, 11(118), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Senserrick, T., Woodward, M., Stevenson, M., Williamson, A., Norton, R. (2009). Risk and type of crash among young drivers by rurality of residence: findings from the DRIVE Study. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 41(4), 676-682. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Glozier, N., Patton, G., Lam, L., Boufous, S., Senserrick, T., Williamson, A., Stevenson, M., Norton, R. (2009). Self-harm and risk of motor vehicle crashes among young drivers: findings from the DRIVE Study. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 181(11), 807-812. [More Information]
  • Ansary-Moghaddam, A., Martiniuk, A., Lam, T., Jamrozik, K., Tamakoshi, A., Fang, X., Suh, I., Barzi, F., Huxley, R., Woodward, M. (2009). Smoking and the risk of upper aero digestive tract cancers for men and women in the Asia-Pacific region. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6(4), 1358-1370. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Millar, H., Malefoasi, G., Vergeer, P., Garland, T., Knight, S. (2008). Cooperation, Integration, and Long-term Commitment: What Solomon Islanders and Development Workers Say About Health Sector Aid. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 20(4), 287-297. [More Information]
  • Woodward, M., Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Lam, T., Vander Hoorn, S., Ueshima, H., Fang, X., Kim, H., Rodgers, A., Patel, A., Huxley, R., et al (2008). Elevated total cholesterol: its prevalence and population attributable fraction for mortality from coronary heart disease and ischaemic stroke in the Asia-Pacific region. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 15(4), 397-401. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Norton, R., Boufous, S., Woodward, M., Stevenson, M. (2008). Place of Residence and Motor Vehicle Crash Among Young Drivers. American Journal of Epidemiology, 167(Suppl 11), S122.
  • Martiniuk, A., Speechley, K., Secco, M., Campbell, M. (2007). Development and psychometric properties of the Thinking about Epilepsy questionnaire assessing children's knowledge and attitudes about epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 10(4), 595-603. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Huxley, R., Martiniuk, A., Woodward, M. (2007). Diabetes prevalence and population attributable risks for cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific Region. Diabetes Care.
  • Martiniuk, A., Speechley, K., Secco, M., Campbell, M., Donner, A. (2007). Evaluation of an epilepsy education program for Grade 5 students: a cluster randomized trial. Epilepsy and Behavior, 10(4), 604-610. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Lawes, C., Ueshima, H., Suh, I., Lam, T., Gu, D., Feigin, V., Jamrozik, K., Ohkubo, T., Woodward, M. (2007). Hypertension: its prevalence and population-attributable fraction for mortality from cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Hypertension, 25(1), 73-79. [More Information]
  • Lee, C., Huxley, R., Lam, T., Martiniuk, A., Ueshema, H., Pan, W., Welborn, T., Woodward, M. (2007). Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and population attributable fractions for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality in the WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 16(1), 187-192. [More Information]
  • Lee, C., Martiniuk, A., Woodward, M., Feigin, V., Gu, D., Jamrozik, K., Lam, T., Mhurchu, C., Pan, W., Suh, I., et al (2007). The burden of overweight and obesity in the Asia- Pacific region. Obesity Reviews, 8(3), 191-196. [More Information]
  • Woodward, M., Barzi, F., Martiniuk, A., Fang, X., Gu, D., Imai, Y., Lam, T., Pan, W., Rodgers, A., Suh, I., Huxley, R., et al (2006). Cohort profile: the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. International Journal of Epidemiology, 35(6), 1412-1416. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Woodward, M. (2006). Hypertension: Its prevalence and population attributable fraction for mortality from cardiovascular disease in the ASIA-PACIFIC region. Journal of Hypertension, 24, 35-36.
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Lam, T., Huxley, R., Suh, I., Jamrozik, K., Gu, D., Woodward, M., Asia, P. (2006). The fraction of ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to smoking in the WHO Western Pacific and South-East Asian regions. Tobacco Control, 15(3), 181-188. [More Information]
  • Iemolo, F., Martiniuk, A., Steinman, D., Spence, J. (2004). Sex differences in carotid plaque and stenosis. Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation, 35(2), 477-481. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., O'Connor, K., King, W. (2003). A cluster randomized trial of a sex education programmed in Belize, Central America. International Journal of Epidemiology, 32(1), 131-136. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Ivers, R., Kardamanidis, K., Martiniuk, A., Stevenson, M. (2007). Motorcycle Rider Training: a Cochrane Systematic Review. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Epidemiological Association.

2014

  • Martiniuk, A., Amylon, M., Briery, B., SHEA-PERRY, M., Kelsey, K., Lam, G., Korver, S. (2014). Camper learning and friendship at pediatric oncology camps in North America. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 32(2), 234-244. [More Information]
  • Abimbola, S., Martiniuk, A., Hackett, M., Glozier, N., Mohamed, A., Anderson, C. (2014). Early predictors of remission in newly diagnosed epilepsy: a systematic approach to reviewing prognostic factor studies. Neurological Research, 36(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Rozea, A., Martiniuk, A. (2014). HIV behavioural interventions targeted towards older adults: a systematic review. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Smith, S., Deveridge, A., Berman, J., Negin, J., Mwambene, N., Chingaipe, E., Puchalski Ritchie, L., Martiniuk, A. (2014). Task-shifting and prioritization: a situational analysis examining the role and experiences of community health workers in Malawi. Human Resources for Health, 12(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Dinh, M., Bein, K., Roncal, S., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S. (2014). The impact of alcohol intoxication in patients admitted due to assault at an Australian major trauma centre: a trauma registry study from 1999 to 2009. Emergency Medicine Journal, 31(5), 390-393. [More Information]

2013

  • Senserrick, T., Hinchcliff, R., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Clapham, K. (2013). Aboriginal injury prevention projects: a rapid review. Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.
  • Nguyen, H., Ivers, R., Jan, S., Martiniuk, A., Pham, C. (2013). Catastrophic household costs due to injury in Vietnam. Injury, 44(5), 684-690. [More Information]
  • Fitzpatrick, J., Latimer, J., Ferreira, M., Martiniuk, A., Peadon, E., Carter, M., Oscar, J., Carter, E., Kefford, M., Shandley, R., Elliott, E., et al (2013). Development of a reliable questionnaire to assist in the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). BMC Pediatrics, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Rozea, A., Cloyd, B., Martiniuk, A. (2013). Foreign-born health workers in Australia: an analysis of census data. Human Resources for Health, 11(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Mohammadi, M., Martiniuk, A., Ansari-Moghaddam, A., Rad, M., Rashedi, F., Ghjasemi, A., Ahangari, H. (2013). Police response time to road crashes in south-east of Iran. Pakistan Medical Association Journal, 63(12), 1523-1527. [More Information]
  • Grisham, J., Martiniuk, A., Negin, J., Wright, E. (2013). Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Public Health: An Initial Exploration of Perceptions of PBL in Vietnam. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Senserrick, T., Lo, S., Williamson, A., Du, W., Grunstein, R., Woodward, M., Glozier, N., Stevenson, M., Norton, R., Ivers, R. (2013). Sleep-Deprived Young Drivers and the Risk for Crash: The DRIVE Prospective Cohort Study. JAMA Pediatrics, 167(7), 647-655. [More Information]
  • Bhakta, N., Martiniuk, A., Gupta, S., Howard, S. (2013). The cost effectiveness of treating paediatric cancer in low-income and middle-income countries: a case-study approach using acute lymphocytic leukaemia in Brazil and Burkitt lymphoma in Malawi. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 98(2), 155-160. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, H., Ivers, R., Jan, S., Martiniuk, A., Li, Q., Pham, C. (2013). The economic burden of road traffic injuries: evidence from a provincial general hospital in Vietnam. Injury Prevention, 19(2), 79-84. [More Information]
  • Gupta, S., Yeh, S., Martiniuk, A., Lam, C., Chen, H., Liu, Y., Tsimicalis, A., Arora, R., Ribeiro, R. (2013). The magnitude and predictors of abandonment of therapy in paediatric acute leukaemia in middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Cancer, 49(11), 2555-2564. [More Information]

2012

  • Martiniuk, A., Manouchehrian, M., Negin, J., Zwi, A. (2012). Brain Gains: a literature review of medical missions to low and middle-income countries. BMC Health Services Research, 12(May), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A., Morgan, C., Davies, P., Zwi, A. (2012). Building health systems capacity in global health graduate programs: reflections from Australian educators. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 12(1), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Westcott, M., Martiniuk, A., Fowler, R., Adhikari, N., Dalipanda, T. (2012). Critical care resources in the Solomon Islands: a cross-sectional survey. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Puchalski, R., van Lettow, M., Barnsley, J., Chan, A., Joshua, M., Martiniuk, A., Schull, M., Zwarenstein, M. (2012). Evaluation of lay health workers' needs to effectively support anti-tuberculosis treatment adherence in Malawi. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 16(11), 1492-1497. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A., Farrell, P., Dalipanda, T. (2012). Frequency, cost and impact of inter-island referrals in the Solomon Islands. Rural and Remote Health, 12(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Tenthani, L., Cataldo, F., Chan, A., Bedell, R., Martiniuk, A., van Lettow, M. (2012). Involving expert patients in antiretroviral treatment provision in a tertiary referral hospital HIV clinic in Malawi. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A., Cumming, R., Naidoo, N., Phaswana-Mafuya, N., Madurai, L., Williams, S., Kowal, P. (2012). Prevalence of HIV and chronic comorbidities among older adults. AIDS, 26(Supp 1), S55-S63. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Adunuri, N., Negin, J., Tracey, P., Fontecha, C., Caldwell, P., Martiniuk, A. (2012). Primary care provision by volunteer medical brigades in Honduras: a health record review of more than 2,500 patients over three years. International Journal of Health Services, 42(4), 739-753. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Adunuri, N., Negin, J., Tracey, P., Fontecha, C., Caldwell, P. (2012). Primary care provision by volunteer medical brigades in Honduras: a health record review of over 2,500 patients over 3 years. International Journal of Health Services, 42(4), 739-753. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., Martiniuk, A. (2012). Sector wide approaches for health in small island states: Lessons learned from the Solomon Islands. Global Public Health, 7(2), 137-148. [More Information]
  • van Lettow, M., Akesson, A., Martiniuk, A., Ramsay, A., Chan, A., Anderson, S., Harries, A., Corbett, E., Heyderman, R., Zachariah, R., et al (2012). Six-Month Mortality among HIV-Infected Adults Presenting for Antiretroviral Therapy with Unexplained Weight Loss, Chronic Fever or Chronic Diarrhea in Malawi. PLoS One, 7(11), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ansari-Moghaddam, A., Martiniuk, A., Mohammadi, M., Rad, M., Sargazi, F., Sheykhzadeh, K., Jelodarzadeh, S., Karimzadeh, F. (2012). The pattern of injury and poisoning in South East Iran. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 12, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Jan, S., Boufous, S., Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Norton, R., Muscatello, D. (2012). Variations in car crash-related hospitalization costs amongst young adults in New South Wales, Australia. Injury, 43(9), 1593-1599. [More Information]

2011

  • Fitzgerald-Husek, A., Martiniuk, A., Hinchcliff, R., Aochamus, C., Lee, R. (2011). "I do what I have to do to survive": An investigation into the perceptions, experiences and economic considerations of women engaged in sex work in Northern Namibia. BMC Women's Health, 11(August 2010), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Negin, J., van Lettow, M., Semba, M., Martiniuk, A., Chan, A., Cumming, R. (2011). Anti-Retroviral Treatment Outcomes among Older Adults in Zomba District, Malawi. PLoS One, 6(10), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Lam, E., Batty, G., Huxley, R., Martiniuk, A., Barzi, F., Fang, X., Czernichow, S., Woodward, M., Lam, T., Lawes, C., et al (2011). Associations of diabetes mellitus with site-specific cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific region. Annals of Oncology, 22(3), 730-738. [More Information]
  • Sodhi, S., Banda, H., Kathyola, D., Burciul, B., Thompson, S., Joshua, M., Bateman, E., Fairall, L., Martiniuk, A., Cornick, R., et al (2011). Evaluating a streamlined clinical tool and educational outreach intervention for health care workers in Malawi: the PALM PLUS case study. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 11(Issue SUPPL 2), S11 - 1-S11 - 6. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Colagiuri, S., Woodward, M. (2011). Higher-than-optimal body mass index and diabetes mortality in the Asia Pacific region. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 94(3), 471-476. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Secco, M., Speechley, K. (2011). Knowledge Translation Strategies Using the Thinking About Epilepsy Program as a Case Study. Health Promotion Practice, 12(3), 361-369. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Wires, S. (2011). Reflections on peace-through-health: the first Canadian, Israeli and Palestinian maternal and child health programme for medical students. Medicine, Conflict and Survival, 27(4), 197-204. [More Information]
  • Senserrick, T., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Clapham, K., Lyford, M., Grzebieta, R. (2011). Safe System Demonstration Project Involving an Indigenous Community: Literature Review and Methods. Sydney, Australia: Austroads Inc.
  • Hackett, M., Glozier, N., Martiniuk, A., Jan, S., Anderson, C. (2011). Sydney epilepsy incidence study to measure illness consequences: the SESIMIC observational epilepsy study protocol. BMC Neurology, 11(3), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Negin, J., Hersch, F., Dalipanda, T., Jagilli, R., Houasia, P., Mikuletic (Gorringe), L., Christie, A. (2011). Telemedicine in the Solomon Islands: 2006 to 2009. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 17(5), 251-256. [More Information]
  • Abimbola, S., Martiniuk, A., Hackett, M., Anderson, C. (2011). The Influence of Design and Definition on the Proportion of General Epilepsy Cohorts with Remission and Intractability. Neuroepidemiology, 36(3), 204-212. [More Information]

2010

  • Lam, E., Batty, G., Huxley, R., Martiniuk, A., Barzi, F., Lam, T., Lawes, C., Giles, G., Welborn, T., Ueshima, H., Fang, X., Czernichow, S., Woodward, M., et al (2010). Associations of diabetes mellitus with site-specific cancer mortality in the Asia-Pacific region. Annals of Oncology, 22(3), 730-738. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Woodward, M., Huxley, R. (2010). Burden of Lung Cancer Deaths due to Smoking for Men and Women in the WHO Western Pacific and South East Asian Regions. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 11(1), 67-72. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Glozier, N., Patton, G., Senserrick, T., Boufous, S., Lam, L., Williamson, A., Stevenson, M., Woodward, M., Norton, R. (2010). Does Psychological Distress Increase the Risk for Motor Vehicle Crashes in Young People? Findings From the DRIVE Study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47(5), 488-495. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Boufous, S., Clapham, K. (2010). Effective and inclusive intervention research with Aboriginal populations: a rapid review. Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.
  • Martiniuk, A., Secco, M., Yake, L., Speechley, K. (2010). Evaluating the effect of a television public service announcement about epilepsy. Health Education Research, 25(6), 1050-1060. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Senserrick, T., Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Boufous, S., Chang, H., Norton, R. (2010). Fatal crash trends for Australian young drivers 1997-2007: Geographic and socioeconomic differentials. Journal of Safety Research, 41(2), 123-128. [More Information]
  • Kardamanidis, K., Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Stevenson, M., Thistlethwaite, K. (2010). Motorcycle rider training for the prevention of road traffic crashes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10, 1-47. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Samb, B., Desai, N., Nishtar, S., Mendis, S., Bekedam, H., Wright, A., Hsu, J., Celletti, F., Patel, K., et al (2010). Prevention and management of chronic disease: a litmus test for health-systems strengthening in low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet, 376(9754), 1785-1797. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Senserrick, T., Chang, H., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Norton, R. (2010). Road Crash Trends for Young Drivers in New South Wales, Australia, from 1997 to 2007. Traffic Injury Prevention, 11(1), 8-15. [More Information]
  • Glozier, N., Martiniuk, A., Patton, G., Ivers, R., Li, Q., Hickie, I., Senserrick, T., Woodward, M., Norton, R., Stevenson, M. (2010). Short sleep duration in prevalent and persistent psychological distress in young adults: the DRIVE study. Sleep, 33(9), 1139-1145. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Senserrick, T., Woodward, M., Stevenson, M., Norton, R. (2010). Socioeconomic status and risk of car crash injury, independent of place of residence and driving exposure: results from the DRIVE Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 64(11), 998-1003. [More Information]
  • Schull, M., Banda, H., Kathyola, D., Fairall, L., Martiniuk, A., Burciul, B., Zwarenstein, M., Sodhi, S., Thompson, S., Joshua, M., et al (2010). Strengthening Health Human Resources and Improving Clinical Outcomes Through an Integrated Guideline and Educational Outreach in Resource-Poor Settings: A Cluster-Randomized Trial. Trials, 11(118), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Boufous, S., Ivers, R., Senserrick, T., Martiniuk, A., Clapham, K. (2010). Underlying causes and effects of injury in Australian Aboriginal populations: a rapid review. Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.

2009

  • Chen, H., Ivers, R., Martiniuk, A., Boufous, S., Senserrick, T., Woodward, M., Stevenson, M., Williamson, A., Norton, R. (2009). Risk and type of crash among young drivers by rurality of residence: findings from the DRIVE Study. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 41(4), 676-682. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Ivers, R., Glozier, N., Patton, G., Lam, L., Boufous, S., Senserrick, T., Williamson, A., Stevenson, M., Norton, R. (2009). Self-harm and risk of motor vehicle crashes among young drivers: findings from the DRIVE Study. CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal, 181(11), 807-812. [More Information]
  • Ansary-Moghaddam, A., Martiniuk, A., Lam, T., Jamrozik, K., Tamakoshi, A., Fang, X., Suh, I., Barzi, F., Huxley, R., Woodward, M. (2009). Smoking and the risk of upper aero digestive tract cancers for men and women in the Asia-Pacific region. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 6(4), 1358-1370. [More Information]

2008

  • Martiniuk, A., Millar, H., Malefoasi, G., Vergeer, P., Garland, T., Knight, S. (2008). Cooperation, Integration, and Long-term Commitment: What Solomon Islanders and Development Workers Say About Health Sector Aid. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 20(4), 287-297. [More Information]
  • Woodward, M., Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Lam, T., Vander Hoorn, S., Ueshima, H., Fang, X., Kim, H., Rodgers, A., Patel, A., Huxley, R., et al (2008). Elevated total cholesterol: its prevalence and population attributable fraction for mortality from coronary heart disease and ischaemic stroke in the Asia-Pacific region. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 15(4), 397-401. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Norton, R., Boufous, S., Woodward, M., Stevenson, M. (2008). Place of Residence and Motor Vehicle Crash Among Young Drivers. American Journal of Epidemiology, 167(Suppl 11), S122.

2007

  • Martiniuk, A., Speechley, K., Secco, M., Campbell, M. (2007). Development and psychometric properties of the Thinking about Epilepsy questionnaire assessing children's knowledge and attitudes about epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 10(4), 595-603. [More Information]
  • Lee, K., Huxley, R., Martiniuk, A., Woodward, M. (2007). Diabetes prevalence and population attributable risks for cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific Region. Diabetes Care.
  • Martiniuk, A., Speechley, K., Secco, M., Campbell, M., Donner, A. (2007). Evaluation of an epilepsy education program for Grade 5 students: a cluster randomized trial. Epilepsy and Behavior, 10(4), 604-610. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Lawes, C., Ueshima, H., Suh, I., Lam, T., Gu, D., Feigin, V., Jamrozik, K., Ohkubo, T., Woodward, M. (2007). Hypertension: its prevalence and population-attributable fraction for mortality from cardiovascular disease in the Asia-Pacific region. Journal of Hypertension, 25(1), 73-79. [More Information]
  • Ivers, R., Kardamanidis, K., Martiniuk, A., Stevenson, M. (2007). Motorcycle Rider Training: a Cochrane Systematic Review. 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Epidemiological Association.
  • Lee, C., Huxley, R., Lam, T., Martiniuk, A., Ueshema, H., Pan, W., Welborn, T., Woodward, M. (2007). Prevalence of diabetes mellitus and population attributable fractions for coronary heart disease and stroke mortality in the WHO South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 16(1), 187-192. [More Information]
  • Lee, C., Martiniuk, A., Woodward, M., Feigin, V., Gu, D., Jamrozik, K., Lam, T., Mhurchu, C., Pan, W., Suh, I., et al (2007). The burden of overweight and obesity in the Asia- Pacific region. Obesity Reviews, 8(3), 191-196. [More Information]

2006

  • Woodward, M., Barzi, F., Martiniuk, A., Fang, X., Gu, D., Imai, Y., Lam, T., Pan, W., Rodgers, A., Suh, I., Huxley, R., et al (2006). Cohort profile: the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies Collaboration. International Journal of Epidemiology, 35(6), 1412-1416. [More Information]
  • Martiniuk, A., Woodward, M. (2006). Hypertension: Its prevalence and population attributable fraction for mortality from cardiovascular disease in the ASIA-PACIFIC region. Journal of Hypertension, 24, 35-36.
  • Martiniuk, A., Lee, C., Lam, T., Huxley, R., Suh, I., Jamrozik, K., Gu, D., Woodward, M., Asia, P. (2006). The fraction of ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to smoking in the WHO Western Pacific and South-East Asian regions. Tobacco Control, 15(3), 181-188. [More Information]

2004

  • Iemolo, F., Martiniuk, A., Steinman, D., Spence, J. (2004). Sex differences in carotid plaque and stenosis. Stroke: a journal of cerebral circulation, 35(2), 477-481. [More Information]

2003

  • Martiniuk, A., O'Connor, K., King, W. (2003). A cluster randomized trial of a sex education programmed in Belize, Central America. International Journal of Epidemiology, 32(1), 131-136. [More Information]

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