Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Markaki is an Associate Professor at the UAB School of Nursing and in charge of the school's Global Leadership pillar. As Deputy Director of the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center (WHOCC), she leads one of only ten designated centers in the USA, integrating global health into nursing education, research, and clinical practice. Combining advanced practice in public/community health nursing with a medical anthropologist’s perspective, she has extensively taught and mentored nursing, medical and public health students, medical residents, and professional nurses. As a health systems researcher, she studies nursing’s effect on primary health care outcomes. A strong believer in crossing discipline and culture boundaries, Dr. Markaki aims to empower providers and communities towards sustainable development goals.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Organ donation awareness: Rethinking media campaignsInternational Journal of Health Policy and Management.  7:1165-1166. 2018
    2018 Interprofessional palliative care education for pediatric oncology clinicians: An evidence-based practice reviewBMC Research Notes.  11. 2018
    2017 Compassionate collaborative care: An integrative review of quality indicators in end-of-life careBMC Palliative Care.  16. 2017
    2017 Operational integration in primary health care: Patient encounters and workflowsBMC Health Services Research.  17. 2017
    2016 Blood donation knowledge and attitudes among undergraduate health science students: A cross-sectional studyTransfusion and Apheresis Science.  54:303-308. 2016
    2016 Are municipal solid waste collectors at increased risk of Hepatitis A Virus infection? A Greek cross-sectional studyLe infezioni in medicina : rivista periodica di eziologia, epidemiologia, diagnostica, clinica e terapia delle patologie infettive.  24:299-303. 2016
    2015 Financial crisis and suicide mortality in Greece: Do we need more evidence to be convincedBMJ Open2015
    2015 From patient centered generalists to GPs with special interests: 'You only live twice" or maybe onceBMJ Rapid Response2015
    2015 Overuse of antibiotics in primary health care: A practitioner-or patient-induced problem?JAMA Internal Medicine.  175:863. 2015
    2014 Organ donation knowledge and attitudes among health science students in Greece: Emerging interprofessional needsInternational Journal of Medical Sciences.  11:634-640. 2014
    2014 Patient-centered decisions in primary care: From necessity to realismJAMA Internal Medicine.  174:474. 2014
    2014 Patients' beliefs and attitudes towards hypertension and its treatment: a rural practice pilot study.Romanian Journal of Internal Medicine.  52:27-29. 2014
    2013 Oral human papillomavirus infection: new challenges for a new era?Maedica.  8:406-407. 2013
    2013 Out of hours: Greek research capacity and economic hardships: A social network ripple effect?British Journal of General Practice.  63:482. 2013
    2013 Shifting towards an opt-out system in Greece: A general practice based pilot studyInternational Journal of Medical Sciences.  10:1547-1551. 2013
    2013 Quality assessment systems in rehabilitation services for people with a disability in Greece: A critical reviewDisability and Health Journal.  6:157-164. 2013
    2012 Kidney organ donation knowledge and attitudes among health care professionals: Findings from a Greek general hospitalApplied Nursing Research.  25:283-290. 2012
    2012 Monitoring reasons for encounter via an electronic patient record system: The case of a rural practice initiativeInternational Journal of Medical Sciences.  9:704-707. 2012
    2011 Introducing and implementing a compassionate care elective for medical students in CreteJournal of Holistic Healthcare.  8:38-41. 2011
    2010 Self-reported health complaints in a primary care population living under stressful conditions in the gaza strip, palestineMedicine, Conflict and Survival.  26:68-79. 2010
    2009 Does urinary incontinence affect quality of life of Greek women less severely? A cross-sectional study in two Mediterranean settingsQuality of Life Research.  18:1311-1319. 2009
    2009 Exploring training needs of nursing staff in rural Cretan primary care settingsApplied Nursing Research.  22:138-143. 2009
    2009 Cancer control practices: Translation and cultural adaptation of an instrument in Crete, GreeceJournal of Cancer Education.  24:105-106. 2009
    2009 Integrated primary health care in Greece, a missing issue in the current health policy agenda: A systematic reviewInternational Journal of Integrated Care.  9. 2009
    2008 Do patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease receive smoking cessation advice and interventions in rural Crete? Report from a medical audit studyAustralian Journal of Rural Health.  16:385-386. 2008
    2008 Capacity building within primary healthcare nursing: a current European challenge.Audit Trends.  16:141-143. 2008
    2008 Job analysis and professional development needs of nursing staff in Primary Health Care CentresPrimary Health Care2008
    2007 An evaluation of patients' opinions of primary care physicians: The use of EUROPEP in Gaza Strip-PalestineJournal of Medical Systems.  31:497-503. 2007
    2007 Translating and validating a Training Needs Assessment tool into GreekBMC Health Services Research.  7. 2007
    2007 Open health maintenance networks: A proposal concerning the contribution of local government to the national health policyPrimary Health Care2007
    2006 Nurses in primary health care: A necessity or utopiaPrimary Health Care2006
    2006 Primary health care nursing staff in Crete: An emerging profileInternational Nursing Review.  53:16-18. 2006

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 Empathy and compassion in doctor-patient relationship 2015
    2014 Understanding and protecting against compassion fatigue.  214-231. 2014
    2002 Management of health problems and health education in the community setting 2002
    2002 Prevalent disease management in primary health care 2002
    2002 Survey of primary health care status 2002
    2001 Select goals for primary health care nursing in Crete. 2001

    Research Overview

  • Health systems research:
    a) capacity building in primary health care and global health
    b) integration of systems and models in
    primary health care
    collaborative practice
    compassionate care
    organ procurement/donation
  • Teaching Overview

  • NUR 745Q, Foundations of Scholarly Writing [2019 Spring, 2017 Fall]
    NRM 798, Research Immersion [2018 Summer]
    NUR735QL, Population Health in Advanced Practice Nursing [2018 Spring]
    NUR 315, Population Focused Health Care [2016 Fall, 2017 Spring]
    NUR 429L, Concepts in Community/ Public Health Nursing Practicum
    [2016 Fall, 2017 Spring]
    ENH 790, Current Topics in Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety
    Invited seminar "The Global Health Agenda: from determinants of health to
    Sustainable Development Goals" [2017 Spring]
    PUB-101/PUB-102 “Quality Improvement in Nursing and Midwifery Educational Program Outcomes: A lifelong-learning three-module online course” [2018 Fall]
  • Full Name

  • Adelais Markaki