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Dr Giummarra is a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University; the Institute of Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research; and Caulfield Pain Management and Research Centre in Australia.

Dr Giummarra is leading a program of research on pain following injury, chronic pain, and the social context of pain and suffering. Since 2013 she has worked in close partnership with the Victorian Transport Accident Commission in studies that are investigating the role of compensation system experience in chronic pain and function following injury. She works with clinical service providers and policy makers in health.

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Research area keywords

  • Amputees
  • Emotion
  • Experimental pain treatment
  • Multisensory experience
  • Pain
  • Pain management
  • Phantom limbs
  • olfaction
  • perception
  • sensation
  • disgust
  • pain
  • empathy
  • empathy for pain
  • synaesthesia
  • synaesthesia for pain
  • synaesthesia for touch

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Projects 2012 2021

Research Output 2004 2019

Impact of comorbidity on health outcome after a transport-related injury

Samoborec, S., Simpson, P., Hassani-Mahmooei, B., Ruseckaite, R., Giummarra, M., Ayton, D. & Evans, S., 19 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Injury Prevention. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Computerised training improves cognitive performance in chronic pain: A participant-blinded randomised active-controlled trial with remote supervision

Baker, K. S., Georgiou-Karistianis, N., Lampit, A., Valenzuela, M., Gibson, S. J. & Giummarra, M. J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Pain. 159, 4, p. 644-655 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Early psychological interventions for posttraumatic stress, depression and anxiety after traumatic injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Giummarra, M. J., Lennox, A., Dali, G., Costa, B. & Gabbe, B. J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Clinical Psychology Review. 62, p. 11-36 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Emotion processing in persons who respond vicariously towards others in pain: Disinhibited left-lateralized neural activity for threatening expressions

Giummarra, M. J., Poudel, G., Amanda Niu, P., Nicholls, M. E. R., Fielding, J., Verdejo-Garcia, A. & Labuschagne, I., 2018, In : Laterality. 23, 2, p. 184-208 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review