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Dr Eva Malacova

Research Fellow
Neonatal Research and Education, Centre for

Contact details
Address
Centre for Neonatal Research and Education
The University of Western Australia (M561)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 9340 1283
Email
eva.malacova@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc Open(UK), MSc Sheff., PhD W.Aust.
Biography
Dr. Eva Malacova is a Research Assistant Professor with the Centre for Health Services Research at the University of Western Australia. Eva obtained her PhD in Paediatrics and Child Health (UWA) in 2010. She has over a decade of experience in multidisciplinary collaborative research with different settings and populations, and has qualifications in statistics, mathematics, economics and epidemiology. Her current work focuses on the short- and long-term health outcomes of women who underwent tubal sterilisation or reversal of sterilisation. Additionally, she is involved in research investigating the contact with corrective services among individuals with a history of traumatic brain injury. Eva is dedicated to contributing to community wellbeing and improving the outcomes of vulnerable populations.
Key research
Biostatistics
Linked data
Reproductive health
Epidemiology
Prisoners' health
Publications
Journal Articles
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Malacova E, Kemp-Casey A, Bremner A, Hart R, Stewart LM, Preen DB. “Live delivery outcome following tubal sterilization reversal: a population-based study”. Fertility and Sterility, 2015; 104,921-926.

Schofield PW, Malacova E, Preen DB,
D’Este C, Tate R, Reekie J, Wand H, Butler T. “Does traumatic brain injury lead to offending? A whole-population retrospective cohort study using linked data”. PloS ONE, 10(7): e0132558. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone0132558.

Ing C, DiMaggio C, Malacova E, Whitehouse A, Hegarty MK, Feng T, Brady J, von Ungern-Sternberg BS, Davidson A, Wall M, Wood AJJ, Li G, Sun LS.
In reply. Anesthesiology, 2015; 122(1),217-18.

Jama-Alol K, Malacova E, Ferrante AM, Alan J, Stewart LM, Preen DB. Influence of offence type and prior imprisonment on risk of death following release from prison: a whole-population linked data study, International Journal of Prisoners Health, 2015; 11(2),108-18.

Malacova E, Kemp A, Hart R, Jama-Alol K, Preen DB. Effectiveness of in vitro fertilization in women with previous tubal sterilization. Contraception,2015; 91(3),240-44.

Kemp A, Preen DB, Saunders C, Boyle F, Bulsara M, Malacova E, Roughead EE. Early discontinuation of endocrine therapy for breast cancer: who is at risk in clinical practice? SpringerPlus, 2014; 3:282, doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-282.

Ing C, DiMaggio C, Malacova E, Whitehouse A, Hegarty MK, Feng T, Brady J, von Ungern-Sternberg BS, Davidson A, Wall M, Wood AJJ, Li G, Sun LS. Comparative analysis of outcome measures used in examining neurodevelopmental effects of early childhood anesthesia exposure. Anesthesiology, 2014; 120(6),1319-32.

Malacova E, Kemp A, Hart R, Jama-Alol K, Preen DB. Long-term risk of ectopic pregnancy varies by method of tubal sterilization: a whole-population study. Fertility and Sterility, 2014; 202,728-34.

Kemp A, Preen DB, Saunders C, Boyle F, Bulsara M, Holman CDJ, Malacova E, Roughead EE. Women commencing with anastrozole, letrozole or tamoxifen for early breast cancer: the impact of comorbidity and demographics on initial choice. PloS ONE, 2014; 9(1), e84835. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084835.

Yap L, Butler T, Richters J, Malacova E, Wand H, Smith AMA, Grant L, Richards A, Donovan B. Penile implants among prisoners - an increasing public health concern. PloS ONE, 2013; 8(1), e53065. doi.10.1371/journal.pone.0053065.

Butler T, Malacova E, Richters J, Yap L, Grant L, Richards A, Smith AMA, Donovan B. Sexual health and sexual behaviour of Australian prisoners. Sexual Health, 2013; 1(1), 64-73.

Li J, Robinson M, Malacova E, Jacoby P, Foster J, van Eekelen A. Maternal life stress events in pregnancy influence literacy and numeracy achievement at age 10 years of age. The Journal of Pediatrics, 2013; 162, 483-489 .

Malacova E, Butler T, Yap L, Grant L, Richards R, Smith AMA, Donovan B. Sexual coercion prior to imprisonment: prevalence, demographic and behavioural correlates. The International Journal of STD & AIDS, 2012; 23, 533-539.

Malacova E, Butler T, Richters J, Yap L, Grant L, Richards A, Smith AMA, Donovan B. Attitudes towards sex: a comparison of prisoners and the general community. Sexual Health, 2011; 8, 355-362.

Malacova E, Butler T, Richters J, Yap L, Grant L, Richards A, Smith AMA, Donovan B. Knowledge of sexually transmissible infections: a comparison of prisoners and the community. The International Journal of STD & AIDS, 2011; 22(7), 381-386.

Leonard H, Glasson E, Nassar N, Whitehouse A, Bebbington A, Bourke J, Jacoby P, Dixon G, Malacova E, Bower C, Stanley F. Autism and intellectual disability are differentially related to socio-demographic background at birth. PloS ONE, 2011; 6(3), e17875. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017875.

Oddy WH, Li J, Whitehouse A, Zubrick S, Malacova E. Breastfeeding duration and academic achievement at ten years. Pediatrics, 2011; 127, e137-e145.

Malacova E, Li J, Blair E, Mattes E, de Klerk N, Stanley F. Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and maternal factors at birth as moderators of the association between birth characteristics and school attainment: A population study of children attending government schools in Western Australia. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2009; 63(10), 842-849.

Malacova E, Li J, Blair E, Leonard H, de Klerk N, Stanley F. Association of birth outcomes, maternal, school, and neighborhood characteristics with subsequent numeracy achievement. American Journal of Epidemiology, 2008; 168(1), 212-29.

Malacova E. Effect of single-sex education on progress in GCSE. Oxford Review of Education, 2007; 33 (2), 233-259.

Bell JF, Malacova M, Vidal-Rodeiro CL, Shannon M. A-level uptake: ‘Crunchier subjects’ and the ‘Cracker effect’. Research Matters: A Cambridge Assessment Publication, 2007; 3, 19-25.

Greatorex J, Malacova E. Can different teaching strategies or methods of preparing pupils lead to greater improvements from GCSE to A-level performance? Research Papers in Education, Policy and Practice, 2006; 21(3), 255-294.

Malacova E, Bell JF. Changing boards: Investigating the effects of centres switching specifications for English GCSE.Curriculum Journal, 2006; 17(1), 27-35.

Bell JF, Malacova E, Shannon M. The changing pattern of A-level/AS uptake in England. Curriculum Journal, 2005; 16 (3), 381-390.


Reports
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Lawler L, Malacova E. An evaluation of the Getting it Right Numeracy Strategy in Western Australian Schools. WA Department of Education and Training, Internal Technical Report, 2009.

Malacova E, Young B. Identification of effective schools: Reading and Numeracy tests in Year 7 and 9. WA Department of Education and Training, Internal Technical Report, 2009.

Bell JF, Vidal Rodeiro C, Malacova E. Statistical Comparability/ Screening, Evaluation and Validation Division, UCLES, Cambridge, Internal Report, 2005.

Bell JF, Vidal Rodeiro C, Malacova E. The Use of Multilevel Logistic Regression to Investigate the Comparability of French GCSE, Evaluation and Validation Division, UCLES, Cambridge, Internal Report, 2005.

Malacova E. The Accuracy of Electronic Return of Marks in Economics, Development Studies, French, Sociology and Chemistry in November 2003. Evaluation and Validation Division, UCLES, Cambridge, Internal Report, 2005.

Malacova E. An Evaluation of AO GCE General Paper (Singapore). Research and Evaluation Division, UCLES, Cambridge, Internal Report, 2004.

Malacova E. English Language O Level (Mauritius) – How Would the Results Based on the New Weighting Scheme Compare With the Results Based on the Old Weighting Scheme? Research and Evaluation Division, UCLES, Cambridge, Internal Report, 2004.

Malacova E. A comparability Study in GCSE Mathematics 2002: Comparing CIE 0580 with OCR 1662. Research and Evaluation Division, UCLES, Cambridge, Internal Report, 2003.

Malacova E. OCR Advanced GCE in Geography (7832) June 2002: An Evaluation of the Measurement Characteristics of the Examination. Research and Evaluation Division, UCLES, Cambridge, Internal Report, 2003.


Roles, responsibilities and expertise
International Postgraduate Student Liaison Officer, School of Population Health
Deputy Chair, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Regional Human Research Ethics Committee
Member, Research Development Committee
Funding received
Malacova E. An investigation of the relationship between traumatic brain injury, mental illness and subsequent criminal offending. Healy Research Collaboration Awards, 2014: $10,000.
Languages
Czech, English
Previous positions
Research Fellow, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Western Australia.
Senior Research Officer, Western Australian Government Department of Education, Western Australia.
Research Officer, Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge, UK.
Current projects
The outcomes, services and policy for the reproductive and early years (OSPREY).

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