Tania Marin

Tania Marin

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters only (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Tania joined Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), an international not-for-profit, research and development centre within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide, South Australia (SA) in September 2018. Her focus is on building the healthcare evidence base to provide clinicians with current best practice for clinical decision-making at point of care. As a Research Fellow and Academic Lead for JBI's Aged Care node, Tania works closely with an expert reference group (the Aged Care ERG) to support evidence based healthcare in aged care related environments.

Before coming to JBI, Tania worked as a Senior Researcher in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, focusing on aged care, acute cardiac care, and cardiotoxicity research; at the Wellbeing and Resilience Centre, SA Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) as a senior researcher managing and analysing large data collections; and at the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit, SAHMRI, as an Research Associate.

For over 10 years, Tania was employed as an epidemiologist in the area of surveillance of chronic disease and associated risk factors, survey methodology and population health data in the Discipline of Medicine at The University of Adelaide as a Research Associate (2010-2013) and at SA Health (2006-2010). This work involved the planning and implementation of surveys, data management, advanced epidemiological analyses of the data, and preparation of reports and publications. Tania played an integral part in setting up of the first SA Aboriginal Health Survey (SAAHS) which provided important data for the Aboriginal communities in SA and led to her completing her Masters entitled "Exploring the associations between chronic conditions and health risk factor prevalence with the participation in custodial rights and Caring for Country activities on South Australian traditional lands".

Tania continues to work in cardiotoxicity research from a patient-centred perspective of care, Aboriginal health, the social determinants of health, the challenges we face with the evolution of big data, and the inequities that exist within, and between, populations.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 Research Fellow The University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2013 Flinders University Australia Master of Public Health
    2005 Edith Cowan University Australia Bachelor of Health Science - Health Promotion

2018 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Research Grant ($21,000)

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Co-Supervisor The diagnostic test accuracy of serum measurement of procalcitonin and C-reactive protein for bone and joint infection in children and adolescents. A systemic review protocol. Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Dr Brett Kingsley Ritchie
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Osteoarticular infections in children The Univerisity of Adelaide Masters of Clinical Science Master Part Time Brett Ritchie

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