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Pharmacy staff profile

Professor Carlo Marra

PositionDean of the School of Pharmacy
QualificationsBSc(Pharm) PharmD PhD
Research summaryHealth outcomes including assessment of quality of life, preferences, and cost-effectiveness analyses

Research

Areas of interest include pharmacy practice research and formulary decision-making.

Professor Marra on Google Scholar

Publications

Abdul Aziz, Y. H., Heydon, S. J., Duffull, S. B., & Marra, C. A. (2021). Are professional pharmacy services being offered for free in pharmacies? A feasibility study exploring the use of a time motion study in New Zealand. Pharmacy Practice, 19(3), 2422. doi: 10.18549/PharmPract.2021.3.2422

Cousins, K., Norris, P., Horsburgh, S., Smith, A., Keown, S., Samaranayaka, A., Marra, C., & Churchward, M. (2021). Impact of removing prescription charges on health outcomes: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 11, e049261. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049261

Raghunandan, R., Howard, K., Marra, C. A., Tordoff, J., & Smith, A. (2021). Identifying New Zealand public preferences for pharmacist prescribers in primary care: A discrete choice experiment. Patient. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40271-021-00529-9

Raghunandan, R., Marra, C. A., Tordoff, J., & Smith, A. (2021). Examining non-medical prescribing trends in New Zealand: 2016-2020. BMC Health Services Research, 21(1), 418. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06435-y

Dresser, J., Barazanchi, A., Meldrum, A., Marra, C., & Wilby, K. J. (2021). Identifying perceptions and themed learning outcomes between pharmacy and dentistry students through interprofessional education and collaboration in the dental clinic. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2021.03.012

Brooks, R., Coons, S. J., De Cock, P., Devlin, N., De Weert, W., Hansen, P., … Marra, C. (2003). EQ-5D in selected countries around the World. In R. Brooks, R. Rabin & F. de Charro (Eds.), The measurement and valuation of health status using the EQ-5D: A European perspective: Evidence from the EuroQol BIOMED Research Programme. (pp. 207-227). Kluwer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-0233-1_13

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Abdul Aziz, Y. H., Heydon, S. J., Duffull, S. B., & Marra, C. A. (2021). Are professional pharmacy services being offered for free in pharmacies? A feasibility study exploring the use of a time motion study in New Zealand. Pharmacy Practice, 19(3), 2422. doi: 10.18549/PharmPract.2021.3.2422

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Abdul Aziz, Y. H., Heydon, S. J., Duffull, S. B., & Marra, C. A. (2021). What free services do pharmacists offer? Investigating the provision of unfunded pharmacy services provided in community pharmacies. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 17, 588-594. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.05.007

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Al Hamarneh, Y. N., Marra, C., Gniadecki, R., Keeling, S., Morgan, A., & Tsuyuki, R. (2021). RxIALTA: Evaluating the effect of a pharmacist-led intervention on CV risk in patients with chronic inflammatory diseases in a community pharmacy setting: A prospective pre-post intervention study. BMJ Open, 11(3), e043612. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043612

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Dresser, J., Barazanchi, A., Meldrum, A., Marra, C., & Wilby, K. J. (2021). Identifying perceptions and themed learning outcomes between pharmacy and dentistry students through interprofessional education and collaboration in the dental clinic. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2021.03.012

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Nair, D., Green, J. A., & Marra, C. A. (2021). Pharmacists of the future: What determines graduates’ desire to engage in patient-centred services? Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 17, 545-552. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.04.030

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Raghunandan, R., Howard, K., Marra, C. A., Tordoff, J., & Smith, A. (2021). Identifying community pharmacist preferences for prescribing services in primary care in New Zealand: A discrete choice experiment. Applied Health Economics & Health Policy, 19, 253-266. doi: 10.1007/s40258-020-00615-3

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Raghunandan, R., Howard, K., Marra, C. A., Tordoff, J., & Smith, A. (2021). Identifying New Zealand public preferences for pharmacist prescribers in primary care: A discrete choice experiment. Patient. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40271-021-00529-9

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Raghunandan, R., Marra, C. A., Tordoff, J., & Smith, A. (2021). Examining non-medical prescribing trends in New Zealand: 2016-2020. BMC Health Services Research, 21(1), 418. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06435-y

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Chan, S. J., Stamp, L. K., Liebergreen, N., Ndukwe, H., Marra, C., & Treharne, G. J. (2020). Tapering biologic therapy for rheumatoid arthritis: A qualitative study of patient perspectives. Patient, 13, 225-234. doi: 10.1007/s40271-019-00403-9

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Donnan, J. R., Johnston, K., Chibrikov, E., Marra, C. A., Aubrey-Bassler, K., Najafzadeh, M., … Gamble, J.-M. (2020). Capturing adult patient preferences towards benefits and risks of second-line antihyperglycemic medications used in type 2 diabetes: A discrete choice experiment. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 44, 6-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2019.04.014

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Marra, C. A., Khakban, A., Wilby, K. J., Buckham, R. B., & Anakin, M. (2020). Using best-worst choice methodology in a survey of pharmacists regarding pharmacy practice skills teaching. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 84(12), 848015, 1603-1609. doi: 10.5688/ajpe848015

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McCormick, N., Marra, C. A., Sadatsafavi, M., & Aviña-Zubieta, J. A. (2020). Socioeconomic status at diagnosis influences the incremental direct medical costs of systemic lupus erythematosus: A longitudinal population-based study. Seminars in Arthritis & Rheumatism, 50, 77-83. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2019.06.010

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Ndukwe, H. C., Shaul, D., Shin, J., Pang, C. D., Swee, C. Y., Hong, B. T., Dummer, J. F., … Wilby, K. J., & Marra, C. A. (2020). Assessment of inhaler technique among fourth-year pharmacy students: Implications for the use of entrustable professional activities [Research note]. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning, 12, 281-286. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2019.12.001

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Raymakers, A. J. N., Sin, D. D., Sadatsafavi, M., FitzGerald, J. M., Marra, C. A., & Lynd, L. D. (2020). Statin use and lung cancer risk in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients: A population-based cohort study. Respiratory Research, 21, 118. doi: 10.1186/s12931-020-01344-w

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Salmasi, S., Tsao, N. W., Li, K., Shaske, J. N., Marra, C. A., & Lynd, L. D. (2020). Characterization of pharmacist-based medication management services in a community pharmacy. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 16(2), 178-182. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.04.051

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Tsao, N. W., Salmasi, S., Li, K., Nakagawa, B., Lynd, L. D., & Marra, C. A. (2020). Pharmacists' perceptions of their working conditions and the factors influencing this: Results from 5 Canadian provinces. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 153(3), 161-169. doi: 10.1177/1715163520915230

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Yamoah, L., Dragojlovic, N., Smith, A., Lynd, L. D., & Marra, C. A. (2020). Evaluating New Zealanders' values for drug coverage decision making: Trade-offs between treatments for rare and common conditions. Pharmacoeconomics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40273-020-00974-8

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Al Hamarneh, Y. N., Johnston, K., Marra, C. A., & Tsuyuki, R. T. (2019). Pharmacist prescribing and care improves cardiovascular risk, but is it cost-effective? A cost-effectiveness analysis of the RxEACH study. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 152(4), 257-265. doi: 10.1177/1715163519851822

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Donnan, J. R., Grandy, C. A., Chibrikov, E., Marra, C. A., Aubrey-Bassler, K., Johnston, K., … Gamble, J.-M. (2019). Comparative safety of the sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 9(1), e022577. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022577

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McCormick, N., Marra, C. A., Sadatsafavi, M., Kopec, J. A., & Aviña-Zubieta, J. A. (2019). Excess productivity costs of systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, and Sjögren's syndrome: A general population–based study. Arthritis Care & Research, 71(1), 142-154. doi: 10.1002/acr.23573

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Raymakers, A. J. N., Sadatsafavi, M., Sin, D. D., FitzGerald, J. M., Marra, C. A., & Lynd, L. D. (2019). Inhaled corticosteroids and the risk of lung cancer in COPD: A population-based cohort study. European Respiratory Journal, 53, 1801257. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01257-2018

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Rizzardo, S., Bansback, N., Dragojlovic, N., Douglas, C., Li, K. H., Mitton, C., Marra, C., … Lynd, L. D. (2019). Evaluating Canadians’ values for drug coverage decision making. Value in Health, 22(3), 362-369. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2018.08.008

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De Vera, M. A., Campbell, N. K. J., Chhina, H., Galo, J. S., & Marra, C. (2018). Practical strategies and perceptions from community pharmacists following their experiences with conducting pharmacy practice research: A qualitative content analysis. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 26(4), 302-309. doi: 10.1111/ijpp.12409

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Donnan, J. R., Grandy, C. A., Chibrikov, E., Marra, C., Aubrey-Bassler, K., Johnston, K., … Gamble, J.-M. (2018). Dose response of sodium glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors in relation to urinary tract infections: A systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. CMAJ Open, 6(4), e594-e602. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20180111

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Duffull, S. B., Wright, D. F. B., Marra, C. A., & Anakin, M. G. (2018). A philosophical framework for pharmacy in the 21st century guided by ethical principles. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 14(3), 309-316. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.04.049

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Khakban, A., Mohammadi, T., Lynd, L. D., Mabbott, D. J., Bouffet, E., Gastonguay, L., … Marra, C. A. (2018). How do parents and providers trade-off between disability and survival? Preferences in the treatment of pediatric medulloblastoma. Patient Preference & Adherence, 12, 2103-2110. doi: 10.2147/ppa.S168739

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Lynd, L. D., Henrich, N. J., Hategeka, C., Marra, C. A., Mittmann, N., Evans, C., & Traboulsee, A. L. (2018). Perspectives of patients with multiple sclerosis on drug treatment: A qualitative study. International Journal of MS Care, 20(6), 269-277. doi: 10.7224/1537-2073.2017-109

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Rai, S. K., Howren, A., Wilcox, E. S., Townsend, A. F., Marra, C. A., Aviña-Zubieta, J. A., & De Vera, M. A. (2018). Exploring strategies to support medication adherence in patients with inflammatory arthritis: A patient-oriented qualitative study using an interactive focus group activity. Patient Preference & Adherence, 12, 2015-2025. doi: 10.2147/ppa.S174672

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Tsao, N. W., Sayre, E. C., Hanley, G., Sadatsafavi, M., Lynd, L. D., Marra, C. A., & De Vera, M. A. (2018). Risk of preterm delivery and small-for-gestational-age births in women with autoimmune disease using biologics before or during pregnancy: A population-based cohort study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 77(6), 869-874. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-213023

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van der Kop, M. L., Muhula, S., Nagide, P. I., Thabane, L., Gelmon, L., Awiti, P. O., … Marra, C., … Lester, R. T. (2018). Effect of an interactive text-messaging service on patient retention during the first year of HIV care in Kenya (WelTel Retain): An open-label, randomised parallel-group study. Lancet Public Health, 3, e143-e152. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(17)30239-6

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Khakban, A., Mohammadi, T., Lynd, L. D., Mabbott, D., Bouffet, E., Gastonguay, L., … Marra, C. A. (2017). Societal preferences in the treatment of pediatric medulloblastoma: Balancing risk of death and quality of life. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 64(6), e26340. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26340

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Marra, C. A., Harvard, S., Grubisic, M., Galo, J., Clarke, A., Elliott, S., & Lynd, L. D. (2017). Consumer preferences for food allergen labeling. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, 13, 19. doi: 10.1186/s13223-017-0189-6

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Marra, C., Johnston, K., Santschi, V., & Tsuyuki, R. T. (2017). Cost-effectiveness of pharmacist care for managing hypertension in Canada. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 150(3), 184-197. doi: 10.1177/1715163517701109

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McCormick, N., Reimer, K., Famouri, A., Marra, C. A., & Aviña-Zubieta, J. A. (2017). Filling the gaps in SARDs research: Collection and linkage of administrative health data and self-reported survey data for a general population-based cohort of individuals with and without diagnoses of systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease (SARDs) from British Columbia, Canada. BMJ Open, 7, e013977. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013977

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Mohammadi, T., Bansback, N., Marra, F., Khakban, A., Campbell, J. R., FitzGerald, J. M., … Marra, C. A. (2017). Testing the external validity of a discrete choice experiment method: An application to latent tuberculosis infection treatment. Value in Health, 20(7), 969-975. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2017.04.007

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Patel, A. R., Kessler, J., Braithwaite, S., Nucifora, K. A., Thirumurthy, H., Zhou, Q., … Marra, C. A. (2017). Economic evaluation of mobile phone text message interventions to improve adherence to HIV therapy in Kenya. Medicine, 96(7), e6078. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006078

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Patel, A. R., Lester, R. T., Marra, C. A., van der Kop, M. L., Ritvo, P., Engel, L., … Lynd, L. D. (2017). The validity of the SF-12 and SF-6D instruments in people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya. Health & Quality of Life Outcomes, 15(1), 143. doi: 10.1186/s12955-017-0708-7

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Raymakers, A. J. N., McCormick, N., Marra, C. A., Fitzgerald, J. M., Sin, D., & Lynd, L. D. (2017). Do inhaled corticosteroids protect against lung cancer in patients with COPD? A systematic review. Respirology, 22(1), 61-70. doi: 10.1111/resp.12919

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Bansback, N., Harrison, M., & Marra, C. (2016). Does introducing imprecision around probabilities for benefit and harm influence the way people value treatments? Medical Decision Making, 36(4), 490-502. doi: 10.1177/0272989X15600708

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Chen, W., Lynd, L. D., FitzGerald, J. M., Marra, C. A., Balshaw, R., To, T., … for the Canadian Respiratory Research Network. (2016). Excess medical costs in patients with asthma and the role of comorbidity. European Respiratory Journal, 48(6), 1584-1592. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01141-2016

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Chen, W., Marra, C. A., Lynd, L. D., FitzGerald, J. M., Zafari, Z., & Sadatsafavi, M. (2016). The natural history of severe asthma and influences of early risk factors: A population-based cohort study. Thorax, 71(3), 267-275. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207530

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Davis, J. C., Dian, L., Khan, K. M., Bryan, S., Marra, C. A., Hsu, C. L., … Liu-Ambrose, T. (2016). Cognitive status is a determinant of health resource utilization among individuals with a history of falls: A 12-month prospective cohort study. Osteoporosis International, 27(3), 943-951. doi: 10.1007/s00198-015-3350-4

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Leung, V. W. Y., Soon, J. A., Lynd, L. D., Marra, C. A., & Levine, M. (2016). Population-based evaluation of the effectiveness of two regimens for emergency contraception. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 133(3), 342-346. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.10.017

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Rosenthal, M., Tsao, N. W., Tsuyuki, R. T., & Marra, C. A. (2016). Identifying relationships between the professional culture of pharmacy, pharmacists' personality traits, and the provision of advanced pharmacy services. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 12(1), 56-67. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2015.05.003

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Tsao, N. W., Lynd, L. D., Gastonguay, L., Li, K., Nakagawa, B., & Marra, C. A. (2016). Factors associated with pharmacists’ perceptions of their working conditions and safety and effectiveness of patient care. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 149(1), 18-27. doi: 10.1177/1715163515617777

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Zafari, Z., Sadatsafavi, M., Marra, C. A., Chen, W., & Fitzgerald, J. M. (2016). Cost-effectiveness of bronchial thermoplasty, omalizumab, and standard therapy for moderate-to-severe allergic asthma. PLoS ONE, 11(1), e0146003. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146003

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Chen, W., Lynd, L. D., Fitzgerald, J. M., Marra, C. A., Rousseau, R., & Sadatsafavi, M. (2015). The added effect of comorbidity on health-related quality of life in patients with asthma. Quality of Life Research, 24(10), 2507-2517. doi: 10.1007/s11136-015-0995-6

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Davis, J. C., Bryan, S., Marra, C. A., Hsiung, G.-Y. R., & Liu-Ambrose, T. (2015). Challenges with cost-utility analyses of behavioural interventions among older adults at risk for dementia. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 49(20), 1343-1347. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092743

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Dragojlovic, N., Rizzardo, S., Bansback, N., Mitton, C., Marra, C. A., & Lynd, L. D. (2015). Challenges in measuring the societal value of orphan drugs: Insights from a Canadian stated preference survey. Patient, 8(1), 93-101. doi: 10.1007/s40271-014-0109-5

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Harrison, M., Marra, C., Shojania, K., & Bansback, N. (2015). Societal preferences for rheumatoid arthritis treatments: Evidence from a discrete choice experiment. Rheumatology, 54(10), 1816-1825. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kev113

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Henrich, N., Tsao, N., Gastonguay, L., Lynd, L., & Marra, C. A. (2015). BC Medication Management Project: Perspectives of pharmacists, patients and physicians. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 148(2), 90-100. doi: 10.1177/1715163515569571

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Khakban, A., Fitzgerald, J. M., Ng, R., Zafari, Z., McManus, B., Hollander, Z., Marra, C. A., & Sadatsafavi, M. (2015). Ten-year trends in direct costs of COPD: A population-based study. Chest, 148(3), 640-646. doi: 10.1378/chest.15-0721

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Khan, K. M., Windt, A., Davis, J. C., Dawes, M., Liu-Ambrose, T., Madden, K., Marra, C. A., … Adams, D. J. (2015). Group Medical Visits (GMVs) in primary care: An RCT of group-based versus individual appointments to reduce HbA1c in older people. BMJ Open, 5(7), e007441. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007441

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Law, M. R., Cheng, L., Kratzer, J., Morgan, S. G., Marra, C., Lynd, L. D., & Majumdar, S. R. (2015). Impact of allowing pharmacists to independently renew prescriptions: A population-based study. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 55(4), 398-404. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2015.14262

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O'Hara, N. N., Roy, L., O'Hara, L. M., Spiegel, J. M., Lynd, L. D., Fitzgerald, J. M., … Marra, C. A. (2015). Healthcare worker preferences for active tuberculosis case finding programs in South Africa: A best-worst scaling choice experiment. PLoS ONE, 10(7), e0133304. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133304

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Trenaman, L., Sadatsafavi, M., Almeida, F., Ayas, N., Lynd, L., Marra, C., … Barnsback, N. (2015). Exploring the potential cost-effectiveness of patient decision aids for use in adults with obstructive sleep apnea: A case study. Medical Decision Making, 35(5), 671-682. doi: 10.1177/0272989X14556676

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Tsao, N. W., Khakban, A., Gastonguay, L., Li, K., Lynd, L. D., & Marra, C. A. (2015). Perceptions of British Columbia residents and their willingness to pay for medication management services provided by pharmacists. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 148(5), 263-273. doi: 10.1177/1715163515597244

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van Dijk, W., Tan, W., Li, P., Guo, B., Li, S., Benedetti, A., … CanCOLD Study Group, including Marra, C. (2015). Clinical relevance of fixed ratio vs lower limit of normal of FEV1/FVC in COPD: Patient-reported outcomes from the CanCOLD cohort. Annals of Family Medicine, 13(1), 41-48. doi: 10.1370/afm.1714

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van Karnebeek, C. D. M., Mohammadi, T., Tsao, N., Sinclair, G., Sirrs, S., Stockler, S., & Marra, C. (2015). Health economic evaluation of plasma oxysterol screening in the diagnosis of Niemann-Pick Type C disease among intellectually disabled using discrete event simulation. Molecular Genetics & Metabolism, 114(2), 226-232. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2014.07.004

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Henrich, N., Marra, C. A., Gastonguay, L., Mabbott, D., Malkin, D., Fryer, C., … Lynd, L. (2014). De-escalation of therapy for pediatric medulloblastoma: Trade-offs between quality of life and survival. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 61(7), 1300-1304. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24990

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Levin, D., Bell, S., Sund, R., Hartikainen, S. A., Tuomilehto, J., Pukkala, E., … Marra, C., … on behalf of the Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group, and the Diabetes and Cancer Research Consortium. (2014). Pioglitazone and bladder cancer risk: A multipopulation pooled, cumulative exposure analysis. Diabetologia, 58(3), 493-504. doi: 10.1007/s00125-014-3456-9

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Marra, C. A., Grubisic, M., Cibere, J., Grindrod, K. A., Woolcott, J. C., Gastonguay, L., & Esdaile, J. M. (2014). Cost-utility analysis of a multidisciplinary strategy to manage osteoarthritis of the knee: Economic evaluation of a cluster randomized controlled trial study. Arthritis Care & Research, 66(6), 810-816. doi: 10.1002/acr.22232

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Marra, F., Kaczorowski, J., Gastonguay, L., Marra, C. A., & Lynd, L. D. (2014). Pharmacy-based Immunization in rural Communities Strategy (PhICS): A community cluster-randomized trial. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 147(1), 33-44. doi: 10.1177/1715163513514020

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Raymakers, A. J. N., Mayo, J., Marra, C. A., & Fitzgerald, M. (2014). Diagnostic strategies incorporating computed tomography angiography for pulmonary embolism: A systematic review of cost-effectiveness analyses. Journal of Thoracic Imaging, 29(4), 209-216. doi: 10.1097/RTI.0b013e3182999e41

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Sadatsafavi, M., Lynd, L. D., Marra, C. A., & Fitzgerald, J. M. (2014). Dispensation of long-acting β agonists with or without inhaled corticosteroids, and risk of asthma-related hospitalisation: A population-based study. Thorax, 69(4), 328-334. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-203998

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Sadatsafavi, M., Marra, C., Aaron, S., & Bryan, S. (2014). Incorporating external evidence in trial-based cost-effectiveness analyses: The use of resampling methods. Trials, 15(1), 201. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-201

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Tsao, N. W., Marra, C. A., Lynd, L. D., Thomas, J. M., & Ferreira, E. (2014). Community pharmacist surveillance of hypertension in pregnancy: Are we ready for prime time? Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 147(5), 307-315. doi: 10.1177/1715163514543898

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Tsao, N. W., Shojania, K., & Marra, C. (2014). Cost-effectiveness of abatacept for moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research, 14(1), 9-18. doi: 10.1586/14737167.2014.861742

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Zafari, Z., Thorlund, K., Fitzgerald, J. M., Marra, C. A., & Sadatsafavi, M. (2014). Network vs. pairwise meta-analyses: A case study of the impact of an evidence-synthesis paradigm on value of information outcomes. Pharmacoeconomics, 32(10), 995-1004. doi: 10.1007/s40273-014-0179-1

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Almeida, F. R., Henrich, N., Marra, C., Lynd, L. D., Lowe, A. A., Tsuda, H., … Ayas, N. (2013). Patient preferences and experiences of CPAP and oral appliances for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: A qualitative analysis. Sleep & Breathing, 17(2), 659-666. doi: 10.1007/s11325-012-0739-6

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Colmers, I. N., Majumdar, S. R., Yasui, Y., Bowker, S. L., Marra, C. A., & Johnson, J. A. (2013). Detection bias and overestimation of bladder cancer risk in type 2 diabetes: A matched cohort study. Diabetes Care, 36(10), 3070-3075. doi: 10.2337/dc13-0045

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Davis, E. M., Lynd, L. D., Grubisic, M., Kopec, J. A., Sayre, E. C., Cibere, J., … Marra, C. A. (2013). Responsiveness of health state utility values in knee osteoarthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 40(12), 2075-2082. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.130176

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Davis, J. C., Bryan, S., Marra, C. A., Sharma, D., Chan, A., Beattie, B. L., … Liu-Ambrose, T. (2013). An economic evaluation of resistance training and aerobic training versus balance and toning exercises in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e63031. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063031

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Marra, F., Young, F., Richardson, K., & Marra, C. A. (2013). A meta-analysis of intradermal versus intramuscular influenza vaccines: Immunogenicity and adverse events. Influenza & Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(4), 584-603. doi: 10.1111/irv.12000

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Najafzadeh, M., Davis, J. C., Joshi, P., & Marra, C. (2013). Barriers for integrating personalized medicine into clinical practice: A qualitative analysis. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 161A(4), 758-763. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.35811

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Najafzadeh, M., Johnston, K. M., Peacock, S. J., Connors, J. M., Marra, M. A., Lynd, L. D., & Marra, C. A. (2013). Genomic testing to determine drug response: Measuring preferences of the public and patients using Discrete Choice Experiment (DCE). BMC Health Services Research, 13(1), 454. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-454

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Sadatsafavi, M., Barnsback, N., Zafari, Z., Najafzadeh, M., & Marra, C. (2013). Need for speed: An efficient algorithm for calculation of single-parameter expected value of partial perfect information. Value in Health, 16(2), 438-448. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2012.10.018

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Sadatsafavi, M., Fitzgerald, M., Marra, C., & Lynd, L. (2013). Costs and health outcomes associated with primary vs secondary care after an asthma-related hospitalization: A population-based study. Chest, 144(2), 428-435. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2773

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Sadatsafavi, M., Lynd, L., Marra, C., Bedouch, P., & Fitzgerald, M. (2013). Comparative outcomes of leukotriene receptor antagonists and long-acting β-agonists as add-on therapy in asthmatic patients: A population-based study. Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 132(1), 63-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.02.007

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Sadatsafavi, M., Marra, C., & Bryan, S. (2013). Two-level resampling as a novel method for the calculation of the expected value of sample information in economic trials. Health Economics, 22(7), 877-882. doi: 10.1002/hec.2869

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Sadatsafavi, M., Marra, C., Marra, F., Moran, O., Fitzgerald, J. M., & Lynd, L. (2013). A quantitative benefit-risk analysis of isoniazid for treatment of latent tuberculosis infection using incremental benefit framework. Value in Health, 16(1), 66-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2012.09.006

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Sweeney, K., Grubisic, M., Marra, C. A., Kendall, R., Li, L. C., & Lynd, L. D. (2013). Comparison of HRQL between unicompartmental knee arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Journal of Arthroplasty, 28(Suppl. 2), 187-190. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.05.009

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van der Kop, M. L., Ojakaa, D. I., Patel, A., Thabane, L., Kinagwi, K., Ekström, A. M., … Marra, C., … Lester, R. T. (2013). The effect of weekly short message service communication on patient retention in care in the first year after HIV diagnosis: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (WelTel Retain). BMJ Open, 3(6), e003155. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003155

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Bedouch, P., Sadatsafavi, M., Marra, C. A., Fitzgerald, J. M., & Lynd, L. D. (2012). Trends in asthma-related direct medical costs from 2002 to 2007 in British Columbia, Canada: A population based-cohort study. PLoS ONE, 7(12), e50949. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050949

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Davis, J. C., Liu-Ambrose, T., Khan, K. M., Robertson, M. C., & Marra, C. A. (2012). SF-6D and EQ-5D result in widely divergent incremental cost-effectiveness ratios in a clinical trial of older women: Implications for health policy decisions. Osteoporosis International, 23(7), 1849-1857. doi: 10.1007/s00198-011-1770-3

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Marra, C. A., Cibere, J., Grubisic, M., Grindrod, K. A., Gastonguay, L., Thomas, J. M., … Esdaile, J. M. (2012). Pharmacist-initiated intervention trial in osteoarthritis: A multidisciplinary intervention for knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Care & Research, 64(12), 1837-1845. doi: 10.1002/acr.21763

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Marra, C. A., Lynd, L. D., Colley, L., Harvard, S. S., Lacaille, D., Schwenger, E., … Esdaile, J. M. (2012). Risk of gastrointestinal events in patients with rheumatoid arthritis after withdrawal of rofecoxib. Journal of Rheumatology, 39(5), 910-915. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.110604

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Marra, C. A., Lynd, L. D., Grindrod, K. A., Joshi, P., & Isakovic, A. (2012). Evaluating the labour costs associated with pharmacy adaptation services in British Columbia. Canadian Pharmacists Journal, 145(2), 78-82. doi: 10.3821/145.2.cpj78

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Najafzadeh, M., Lynd, L. D., Davis, J. C., Bryan, S., Anis, A., Marra, M., & Marra, C. A. (2012). Barriers to integrating personalized medicine into clinical practice: A best-worst scaling choice experiment. Genetics in Medicine, 14(5), 520-526. doi: 10.1038/gim.2011.26

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Najafzadeh, M., Marra, C. A., Lynd, L. D., & Wiseman, S. M. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of using a molecular diagnostic test to improve preoperative diagnosis of thyroid cancer. Value in Health, 15(8), 1005-1013. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2012.06.017

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Najafzadeh, M., Marra, C. A., Lynd, L. D., Sadatsafavi, M., Fitzgerald, J. M., McManus, B., & Sin, D. (2012). Future impact of various interventions on the burden of COPD in Canada: A dynamic population model. PLoS ONE, 7(10), e46746. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046746

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Raymakers, A. J. N., Sadatsafavi, M., Marra, F., & Marra, C. A. (2012). Economic and humanistic burden of external genital warts. Pharmacoeconomics, 30(1), 1-16. doi: 10.2165/11591170-000000000-00000

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Sadatsafavi, M., Ganjizadeh, S., Hatala, R., Marra, C., & Fitzgerald, M. (2012). The "Lost NNT" can be used to represent uncertainty surrounding number needed to treat. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 65(8), 863-868. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.01.022

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Seto, K., Marra, F., Raymakers, A., & Marra, C. A. (2012). The cost effectiveness of human papillomavirus vaccines: A systematic review. Drugs, 72(5), 715-743. doi: 10.2165/11599470-000000000-00000

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Slobogean, G. P., Marra, C. A., Sadatsafavi, M., Sanders, D. W., on behalf of the Canadian Orthopedic Trauma Society. (2012). Is surgical fixation for stress-positive unstable ankle fractures cost effective? Results of a multicenter randomized control trial. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 26(11), 652-658. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e31824aec42

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Tsao, N. W., Barnsback, N. J., Shojania, K., & Marra, C. A. (2012). The issue of comparators in economic evaluations of biologic response modifiers in rheumatoid arthritis. Best Practice & Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 26(5), 659-676. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2012.07.012

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van der Kop, M. L., Karanja, S., Thabane, L., Marra, C., Chung, M. H., Gelmon, L., … Lester, R. T. (2012). In-depth analysis of patient-clinician cell phone communication during the WelTel Kenya1 antiretroviral adherence trial. PLoS ONE, 7(9), e46033. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046033

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Woolcott, J. C., Khan, K. M., Mitrovic, S., Anis, A. H., & Marra, C. A. (2012). The cost of fall related presentations to the ED: A prospective, in-person, patient-tracking analysis of health resource utilization. Osteoporosis International, 23(5), 1513-1519. doi: 10.1007/s00198-011-1764-1

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Anis, A., Harvard, S., & Marra, C. (2011). Ontario's plunging price-caps on generics: Deeper dives may drown some drugs. Open Medicine, 5(3), E149-E153.

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