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Jackie Martin-Kerry
Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Jackie is an experienced public health and health services researcher both in the UK and Australia. She has worked in oral health, intensive care and health workforce research as well as working as a senior policy adviser within the government in Victora, Australia. She is now undertaking research in the Public Health and Society Research Group within the the Department of Health Sciences. Her interests include preventative oral health and improving oral health inequalities; trial recruitment and methodology including study within a trial (SWAT) methodology and undertaking systematic and scoping reviews.

Qualifications

  • BAppSci (Medical Laboratory Science)
  • BAappSci (Hons)
  • PhD

Departmental roles

Member of the Making The Difference Committee

Research

Projects

Current projects:

Previous projects:

  • TRECA, funded by the NIHR to evaluate the use of multimedia interventions to increase child and adolescent recruitment to clinical trials.
  • URP Pump priming: Identifying and understanding the most effective ways to inform children and young people about health technology - link to project

Research group(s)

Supervision

Jackie is interested in supervising Masters and PhD projects relating to health services research. Specific areas of interest include the prevalence and severity of dental conditions in priority populations; preventive health care (particularly for dental conditions); aligning policy and practice; understanding the needs and preferences of children and young people when considering participating in research; and factors affecting trial recruitment and retention.

Publications

Full publications list

External activities

Invited talks and conferences

  • Modelling the impact of an influenza pandemic in Australia, AIMS 2008 National Conference, October 2008, Melbourne.
  • Victorian workforce initiatives, AIMS 2008 National Conference, October 2008, Melbourne.
  • Workforce innovation, Nuclear Medicine One-Day Seminar, August 2008, Melbourne.
  • Initiatives to improve data quality in intensive care databases. AusIQ 2007 Conference, August 2007, Adelaide.
  • Developing standardised definitions and processes. ARK Conference - Capitalising on Business Information, June 2007, Sydney.
  • Identifying processes to improve data quality. ARK Conference - Improving Data Quality for Enhanced Business Performance, October 2006, Sydney.
  • Improving data quality in a large intensive care comparative dataset. AusIQ 2006 conference, July 2006, Adelaide.
  • Improving data quality at the point of capture. ARK Conference - Strategic Data Quality Management, April 2006, Sydney.

Teaching

Postgraduate

Jackie is able to supervise Masters projects and has a broad interest in health services research. Specific areas of interest include the prevalence and severity of dental conditions in priority populations; preventive health care (particularly for dental conditions); aligning policy and practice; and factors affecting trial recruitment and retention.

Preferred approaches for Masters projects are systematic reviews or other forms of literature reviews such as scoping reviews.

Jackie Martin-Kerry

Contact details

Dr Jackie Martin-Kerry
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 321826

@JMartinKerry