Personal details

Name
Dr Elizabeth Martin
Position(s)
Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Public Health and Social Work - HDHS
Discipline *
Public Health and Health Services
Phone
+61 7 3138 6119
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Applied Science (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations

Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) member

Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) member

Australian Health Economics Society (AHES) member

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Elizabeth Martin is Research Fellow in the School of Public Health and Social Work  in the Faculty of Health  at Queensland University of Technology.

Elizabeth is a health services researcher with expertise in economic evaluation and maternity services. Her research unites her passion for wellness, economics and the practical needs of health services and governments to improve health outcomes.

Between 2003 and 2010, Elizabeth led Southern Queensland’s Public Health Nutrition initiatives to address food supply and maternal and infant nutrition issues in line with relevant national, state and department policy directions. Before that, she worked on government teams in rural parts of Queensland to implement projects with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Elizabeth has state and federal government experience in nutrition, physical activity and communicable disease program and policy development, implementation and evaluation.

In 2018, Elizabeth was the recipient of an Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship for her project, “Patient-reported outcomes and cost-effectiveness of innovations within Queensland maternity services”.

 

This information has been contributed by Dr Elizabeth Martin.

Teaching

Dr Martin is currently unit coordinator for three units:
PUB204 Resourcing and Managing Health Budgets (undergrad)
PUN640 Healthcare Delivery and Reform (postgrad)
PUN018 Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Healthcare
Study Area Coordinator: Health Services Innovation majors for post graduate study in the School

This information has been contributed by Dr Elizabeth Martin.

Experience

Awards and scholarships

2018 Advance Australia Industry Research Fellowship

QUT Outstanding Doctoral Thesis award nomination, 2017

QUT Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation Carla Patterson award, 2017

QUT Vice Chancellor’s Performance award, 2017

Deeble Institute Writing for Policy Makers prize, 2014

Masters of Health Economics, University of Queensland, 2013

PhD 2017

Australian Postgraduate Award PhD scholarship, 2013

Centre for Research Excellence in Reducing Healthcare Associated Infections PhD scholarship, 2013

Deeble Institute Writing for Policy Makers Prize, 2014

Conference presentations

Martin E, Beckmann M, Merollini K, Halton K, Graves, N. An infection prevention bundle to reduce the risk of surgical site infection at caesarean section: Recommendations from a systematic review, at Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Annual Scientific Meeting. Auckland, October 2017.

Martin E. Variation in practice at caesarean section, at IHBI Inspires: Annual conference of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation. Brisbane, August 2017.

Martin, E, Boxall A, and Graves N, Creating a culture of cost-effectiveness in Australian health services at Health Services Research Association of Australian and New Zealand Early Career Research Workshop. Melbourne, July 2014.

Martin, E, Boxall A, and Graves N, Healthcare rationing policy options, at Priorites 2014: Annual Conference of the International Society on Priorities in Healthcare. Melbourne, November 2014

Conference posters

Martin E, Beckmann M, Merollini K, Halton K, Graves, N. Variation in obstetric infection prevention and control at caesarean section, at Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Annual Conference. Canberra, November 2017. (Poster)

Martin E, Beckmann M, Merollini K, Halton K, Graves, N. Variation in peri-operative and surgical practice at caesarean section amongst Australian Obstetricians, at Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Annual Scientific Meeting. Auckland, October 2017. (Poster)

Martin E, Beckmann M, Merollini K, Halton K, Graves, N. Using economics to inform decision-making at caesarean section, at Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Annual Scientific Meeting. Auckland, October 2017. (Poster)

Martin, E, Beckmann M, and Graves N, Preventing post-caesarean infection: a systematic review to establish recommended practice, at Royal College of Obstetricians/Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress. Brisbane, April 2015.

Martin, E, Beckmann M, and Graves N, Incidence and risk factors for surgical site infections following caesarean section in Queensland, at Royal College of Obstetricians/Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists World Congress. Brisbane, April 2015.

Martin, E, et al., What are the ‘best buys’ in preventing infection following caesarean section?, at IHBI Inspires: Annual conference of the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation. Brisbane, November 2013

Guest lectures

Economic Evaluation for Nutrition and Dietetics for the subject Public Health Nutrition, Bond University, November 2015 and 2016. The Role of Evaluation in Resource Allocation – Evaluation, Evidence-based Practice and Policy for the subject Resourcing and Managing Health Care Budgets (PUB204), Queensland University of Technology, August 2014 and 2016.

Characteristics of Healthcare Markets for the subject Resourcing and Managing Health Care Budgets (PUB204), Queensland University of Technology, August 2016.

Martin, E, Economic evaluation: The cornerstone of sensible healthcare rationing?, at Deeble Institute Forum: Do we need to start rationing healthcare?: Brisbane, May 2014.

Martin, E, Evidence-based healthcare rationing, at The Quantum Leap: Australian Council on Healthcare Standards-Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Conference. Brighton Le- Sands, Sydney, September 2014.

Martin, E, Optimal infection prevention strategies for caesarean section, at Australian College for Infection Prevention and Control Annual Conference. Adelaide, November 2014.

Media presence Opinion piece: Martin E. Cost and effect: Australia lacks informed, consistent processes for policy makers allocating public funds to health services in Nursing Review Issue 2, March-April 2015, p. 11.

Podcast: Ration roulette: research says Australia lacks informed processes for allocating funds, in Aged Care Insite, March 9 2015 [available at http://www.agedcareinsite.com.au/2015/03/ration- roulette-researcher-says-australia-lacks-informed-processes-for-allocating-funds/].

News report: Govt urged to look overseas on healthcare rationing, in AJP, 12 February 2015 [available at https://ajp.com.au/news/govt-urged-look-overseas-healthcare-rationing/%5D.

News report: Rationing scarce health care services, in Health Pulse, February 2015 [available at http:// healthpulse.net.au/rationing-scarce-health-care-services/].

This information has been contributed by Dr Elizabeth Martin.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.