Beatriz Martins

Dr Beatriz Martins

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Candidate

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Dr Beatriz Martins PhD Candidate Adelaide Medical School 2018
Dr Beatriz Martins is a geriatrician pursuing research in the relationships of frailty and the built environment in elderly people from Adelaide, Australia and Nagoya, Japan. Beatriz completed a Bachelor of Medicine, Residency in Internal Medicine and Residency in Geriatrics Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is the recipient of the Beacon of Enlightenment PhD Scholarship, Nagoya University Joint Award (University of Adelaide) and began her PhD on Physical Activity and Frailty: Exploring Cross- cultural and Neighbourhood Influences in 2016 under supervisors Professor Renuka Visvanathan and Dr Helen Ruth Barrie (Acting Director, Australian Population and Migration Research Centre, University of Adelaide).

Dr Beatriz Martins is a geriatrician pursuing research in the relationships of frailty and the built environment in elderly people from Adelaide, Australia and Nagoya, Japan.

Beatriz completed a Bachelor of Medicine, Residency in Internal Medicine and Residency in Geriatrics Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

She is the recipient of the Beacon of Enlightenment PhD Scholarship, Nagoya University Joint Award (University of Adelaide) and began her PhD on Physical Activity and Frailty: Exploring Cross- cultural and Neighbourhood Influences in 2016 under supervisors Professor Renuka Visvanathan and Dr Helen Ruth Barrie (Acting Director, Australian Population and Migration Research Centre, University of Adelaide), under the scope of the Centre of Research Excellence in Frailty and Healthy Ageing.

 

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 - 2019 PhD Student University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2015 - 2016 Attending Geriatric Physician Santa Cruz Hospital
    2014 - 2015 Geriatric Consultant Sao Camilo Hospital, Pompeia
    2012 - 2016 Attending Physician Associacao Brasileira A Hebraica de Sao Paulo
    2012 - 2012 Attending Emergency Physician Institute of Cancer Otavio Frias de Oliveira
    2010 - 2014 Attending Physician Cruz Azul Hospital
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2016 Scholarship Beacon of Enlightenment Scholarship University of Adelaide Australia
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Japanese Can read and speak
    Portuguese Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Spanish - Latin American Can read, write and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 - 2016 Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil Residency in Geriatric Medicine
    2013 - 2014 Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil Residency in Internal Medicine - Additional Year
    2010 - 2012 Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil Residency in Internal Medicine
    2004 - 2009 University of Sao Paulo Brazil Medical Doctor
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2016 ACLS Care Provider American Heart Association United States
  • Research Interests

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Martins, B., Visvanathan, R., Barrie, H., Huang, C. H., Matsushita, E., Okada, K., . . . Kuzuya, M. (2019). Frailty prevalence using Frailty Index, associated factors and level of agreement among frailty tools in a cohort of Japanese older adults. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 84, 8 pages.
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    2019 Watanabe, K., Umegaki, H., Huang, C., Arakawa Martins, B., Asai, A., Kanda, S., . . . Kuzuya, M. (2019). Association between dysphagia risk and unplanned hospitalization in older patients receiving home medical care. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 19(10), 5 pages.
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    2018 Arakawa Martins, B., Barrie, H., Dollard, J., Mahajan, N., & Visvanathan, R. (2018). Older adults' perceptions of the built environment and associations with frailty: a feasibility and acceptability study. The Journal of Frailty & Aging, 7(4), 268-271.
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    2011 Schaeffer, E., Skaf, H., Novaes, B., da Silva, E., Martins, B., Joaquim, H., & Gattaz, W. (2011). Inhibition of phospholipase A₂ in rat brain modifies different membrane fluidity parameters in opposite ways. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, 35(7), 1612-1617.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS12 Europe PMC8
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2019 Martins, B. A., Jadczak, A., Dollard, J., Barrie, H., Marahajan, N., Tam, K. L., & Visvanathan, R. (2019). The self-perceived importance and competence of 5th year medical students in assessing, diagnosing and managing frailty before and after a geriatric medicine course.. In Australasian Journal on Ageing Vol. 38 (pp. 58). Adelaide: Wiley.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2019 Martins, B., Visvanathan, R., Barrie, H., Huang, C., Matsushita, E., Okada, K., . . . Kuzuya, M. (2019). Built environment and frailty: neighborhood perceptions and associations with frailty, experience from the Nagoya Longitudinal study. Poster session presented at the meeting of AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING. WILEY.
    2015 Martins, B. A., Gil Junior, L. A., Karnakis, T., Sitta, M. C., Rotta, T. C. A., Pereira, M. C. B. P., & Kanaji, A. L. (2015). Oncologic Surgery in Elderly over 80 years old: Predictors of Functional Decline and Mortality. Poster session presented at the meeting of Anais do GERP. Sao Paulo.
    2015 Martins, B. A., Rotta, T. C. A., Kanaji, A. L., Gil Junior, L. A., Karnakis, T., Apolinario, D., . . . Jacob Filho, W. (2015). The importance of the geriatric evaluation in functional decline and survival in elderly with cancer. Poster session presented at the meeting of Anais do 9.o GERP. Sao Paulo.
    2010 Martins, B. A., Schaffer, E. L., Joaquim, H. D. G., & Gattaz, W. F. (2010). Search for a correlation between memory, phospholipase A2 activity and membrane fluid in the rat hippocampus - Presented Poster. Poster session presented at the meeting of 4th Symposiuym of Advances in Medical Research of the Medical Investigation Laboratories of the Clinicas Hospital USP. Sao Paulo.
    2009 Fiorelli, L. R., Fujita, M. M., Lo, V. W., Martins, B. A., & Zugaib, M. (2009). Ultrasound estimation of fetal weight of macrocosmic foetuses - Oral presentation. Poster session presented at the meeting of Anais do 53.o Congresso Brasileiro de Ginecologia e Obstetricia. Sao Paulo.
    2009 Fiorelli, L. R., Fujita, M. M., Lo, V. W., Martins, B. A., & Zugaib, M. (2009). Ultrasound estimation of fetal weight of macrocosmic foetuses - Oral presentation. Poster session presented at the meeting of Anais do 53.o Congresso Brasileiro de Ginecologia e Obstetricia. Sao Paulo.
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  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2017 - ongoing Member Australian Association of Gerontology Brazil
  • Position: PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 0882227676
  • Email: beatriz.martins@adelaide.edu.au
  • Building: RAH - Basil Hetzel Institute, floor G
  • Org Unit: Surgical Specialties

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