Dr Martha Paisi
Profiles

Dr Martha Paisi

Senior Research Fellow in Women's Health

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

Role

Research interests

· Health inequalities

· Health services/access to care for vulnerable groups (people experiencing homelessness, asylum seekers and refugees, children with additional needs)

· Integrated and trauma-informed care

Teaching

Academic tutor - Year 2 Inter-professional Engagement Module (Peninsula Dental School)

Qualifications

PhD - Public Health Dentistry, University of Plymouth

Associate HEA Fellowship in Teaching, University of Plymouth

MMedSci - Human Nutrition, University of Sheffield

MEd- Physical Education, Semmelweis University

Memberships

Academic honorary contract with Public Health England (PHE)


Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Paisi M, Witton R & Plessas A 2019 'Is there an association between children's screen use and cariogenic diet?' Evidence-Based Dentistry 20, (4) 115-116 , DOI
Paisi M, Kay E, Burrows M, Withers L, Plessas A, McDonald L & Witton R 2019 ''Teeth Matter': engaging people experiencing homelessness with oral health promotion efforts' British Dental Journal 227, (3) 187-191 , DOI PEARL
Webb L, Sandhu S, Morton L, Witton R, Withers L, Worle C & Paisi M 2019 'A dental student view on learning gained through Inter-Professional Engagement with people experiencing homelessness' Education for Primary Care 1-3 , DOI PEARL
Paisi M, Witton R, Burrows M, Allen Z, Plessas A, Withers L, McDonald L & Kay E 2019 'Management of plaque in people experiencing homelessness using 'peer education': a pilot study' British Dental Journal (BDJ) 226, (11) 860-866 , DOI PEARL
Paisi M, Kay E, Bennett C, Kaimi I, Witton R, Nelder R & Lapthorne D 2019 'Body mass index and dental caries in young people: a systematic review' BMC Pediatrics 19, (1) , DOI PEARL
Paisi M, Kay E, Plessas A, Burns L, Quinn C, Brennan N & White S 2019 'Barriers and enablers to accessing dental services for people experiencing homelessness: A systematic review' Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology Author Site , DOI PEARL
Paisi M, Kay E, Kaimi I, Witton R, Nelder R, Christophi C & Lapthorne D 2018 'Obesity and dental caries in young children in Plymouth, United Kingdom: A Spatial Analysis' COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH 35, (1) 58-64 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Paisi M, Kay E, Kaimi I, Witton R, Nelder R, Potterton R & Lapthorne D 2018 'Obesity and caries in four-to-six year old English children: a cross-sectional study' BMC Public Health 18, (1) , DOI PEARL
Christophi CA, Pampaka D, Paisi M, Ioannou S & DiFranza JR 2016 'Levels of physical dependence on tobacco among adolescent smokers in Cyprus' Addictive Behaviors 60, 148-153 , DOI PEARL
Savvides ECG, Christophi CA, Paisi M, Pampaka D, Kinnunen T & Connolly GN 2014 'Factors associated with intent to quit tobacco use in Cyprus adolescents' Preventive Medicine 60, 83-87 , DOI
Savvides ECG, Christophi CA, Paisi M, Pampaka D, Kinnunen T & Connolly GN 2014 'Factors associated with intent to quit tobacco use in Cyprus adolescents' PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 60, 83-87 Author Site , DOI
Christophi CA, Paisi M, Pampaka D, Kehagias M, Vardavas C & Connolly GN 2013 'The impact of the Cyprus comprehensive smoking ban on air quality and economic business of hospitality venues' BMC Public Health 13, (1) , DOI
Makris KC, Christophi CA, Paisi M & Ettinger AS 2012 'A preliminary assessment of low level arsenic exposure and diabetes mellitus in Cyprus' BMC Public Health 12, (1) , DOI
Sleap M, Elliott B, Paisi M & Reed H 2007 'The Lifestyles of Affluent Young People Ages 9 to 15 Years: A Case Study' Journal of Physical Activity and Health 4, (4) 460-469 , DOI
Nakano E, Taiwo FA, Nugent D, Griffiths HR, Aldred S, Paisi M, Kwok M, Bhatt P, Hill MHE & Moat S 2004 'Downstream effects on human low density lipoprotein of homocysteine exported from endothelial cells in an in vitro system' Journal of Lipid Research 46, (3) 484-493 , DOI
Conference Papers
Makris KC, Christophi C & Paisi M 2011 'Low-level Arsenic Exposure in Drinking Water and Diabetes Mellitus in Cyprus: Preliminary Findings' Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) S72-S72 , DOI
Other Publications
2019 Underprivileged in Plymouth receive dental care. Springer Science and Business Media LLC 0 0 , DOI PEARL

Additional information

Official reports

Promote Vaccinations among Migrant Populations in Europe (PROMOVAX) Consortium. A Toolkit for the Healthcare Worker. Available at: http://www.promovax.eu/toolkits/HCW_english_web.pdf

Promote Vaccinations among Migrant Populations in Europe (PROMOVAX) Consortium. Recommendation of the PROMOVAX Consortium on Migrant Vaccination. Available at: http://www.promovax.eu/pdfs/Recommendation.pdf

Promote Vaccinations among Migrant Populations in Europe (PROMOVAX) Consortium. Migrant immunization policies, legislation and practices in the hosting countries. Available at : http://www.promovax.eu/pdfs/HOSTING_COUNTRIES.pdf

Promote Vaccinations among Migrant Populations in Europe (PROMOVAX) Consortium. Migrants’ Culture and Attitude towards Immunization. Available at: http://www.promovax.eu/pdfs/COUNTRIESofORIGIN.pdf

Promotion of Immunization for Healthcare Professionals in Europe (HProImmune) Consortium. Toolkit for Physicians. Available at: http://hproimmune.eu/toolkits/files/UK/phys.html

Promotion of Immunization for Healthcare Professionals in Europe (HProImmune) Consortium. Toolkit for Nurse and Other Specialties. Available at: http://hproimmune.eu/toolkits/files/UK/pub.html

Promotion of Immunization for Healthcare Professionals in Europe (HProImmune) Consortium. Toolkit for Healthcare Administrators & Public Health Professionals. Available at: http://hproimmune.eu/toolkits/files/UK/admin.html

Promotion of Immunization for Healthcare Professionals in Europe (HProImmune) Consortium. Immunization Barriers and Enablers among Health Care Professionals: Analysis of Findings. Available at: http://www.hproimmune.eu/downloads/Barriers_to_Immunization_DRAFT_FINAL.pdf

Guidelines for the Prevention of Obesity at the Workplace (2009). Available at: http://www.enwhp.org/uploads/media/GPOW_Guidelines_long_version.pdf

EU Families and Adolescents Quit Tobacco (euFAQT) consortium. Focus group report- Summary of Findings and Country Reports (2011). Available at: http://www.eufaqt.eu/images/stories/pdf/eufaqt_focus_groups_report.pdf