Marty Thomas

School of Public Policy and Administration

Professor Emeritus

Office: 119 McLaughlin College
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 55384
Emailandrogyn@yorku.ca

Research methodologist interested in health-care, especially re reproductive issues. Most of my research involves the design of surveys to study the values, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours of health-care providers and consumers.

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My recent teaching at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels are courses in Research Methodology.

My recent research is related to health-care delivery. More specifically, it involves the design of surveys to measure attitudes, values, knowledge and practices of health care providers and patients.

(See separate publication list.)

Degrees

Community Contributions

Served as Director of Planned Parenthood Ontario.

Research Interests

Health , Statistics

All Publications

Books

Final Appeal: Decision-Making in Canadian Courts of Appeal, I Greene, C Baar, P McCormick, G Szablowski, and M Thomas. Toronto: Lorimer Press

Monographs

“Preferences for the sex of one’s children, and the consequences of sex selection in Canada.” Report of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, Ottawa.

“Comprehensive bibliography on preferences for the sex of one’s children, and attitudes concerning sex preselection,” Report of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, Ottawa.

Book Chapters

“The impact of gender preselection on gender maldistribution,” in Feminist Research: Prospect and Retrospect. Tancred-Sheriff, P (ed.) Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, pp. 49-65.

Professional Journal Articles

“Predictors of Prenatal Multivitamin Adherence Among Pregnant Women.” P Nguyen, M Thomas, G Koren. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

“Methotrexate in the Management of Adolescents with Ectopic Pregnancies: A Physician Survey,” A Aggarwal, M Thomas, R Spitzer, S Kives, L Allen. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.

“Predictors of Prenatal Multivitamin Adherence Among Pregnant Women.” P Nguyen, M Thomas, G Koren. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

“Communication Between Medical Practitioners and Dancers,” R Lai, M Thomas, D Krasnow. Journal of Dance Medicine Sciences.

“Randomized controlled trial of misoprostol for second trimester pregnancy termination associated with fetal malformation,” H Akoury, M Hannah, D Chitayat, M Thomas, E Winsor, RL Ferris, Einarson, G Seaward, G Ryan, A Willan, R Windrim. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

“What women want: women's preferences of caregiver behavior when prenatal sonography findings are abnormal,” F Alkazaleh, M Thomas, J Grebenyuk, L Glaude, D Savage, J Johannesen, M Caetano, R Windrim. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

“The management of VBAC at term: a survey of Canadian obstetricians,” Y Brill, J Kingdom, J Thomas, W Fraser, J Milne, M Thomas, R Windrim. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada

“The Ontario Court of Appeal and speedy justice” I Greene, C Baar, P McCormick, and M Thomas. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, v. 30, #2.

“Issue-Avoidance: Evidence from the U.S. Senate.” Political Behavior

“Responsiveness to physicians’ requests for information: a comparison of research-based and generic manufacturers,” M Thomas and J Lexchin. Social Science and Medicine v. 31, #2, pp. 153-7.

“Election proximity, reelection intent, and senatorial roll-call voting,” M Thomas. American Journal of Political Science, v. 29, #1, pp. 96-111.

Research Reports

“Cost-Effectiveness of Community-based Health Promotion Programs,” Suzanne Jackson, Martin Thomas, Alan Diener, and Irving Rootman, prepared for the Ontario Department of Health.


Research methodologist interested in health-care, especially re reproductive issues. Most of my research involves the design of surveys to study the values, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours of health-care providers and consumers.


My recent teaching at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels are courses in Research Methodology.

My recent research is related to health-care delivery. More specifically, it involves the design of surveys to measure attitudes, values, knowledge and practices of health care providers and patients.

(See separate publication list.)

Degrees

Community Contributions

Served as Director of Planned Parenthood Ontario.

Research Interests:

Health , Statistics

All Publications

Books

Final Appeal: Decision-Making in Canadian Courts of Appeal, I Greene, C Baar, P McCormick, G Szablowski, and M Thomas. Toronto: Lorimer Press

Monographs

“Preferences for the sex of one’s children, and the consequences of sex selection in Canada.” Report of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, Ottawa.

“Comprehensive bibliography on preferences for the sex of one’s children, and attitudes concerning sex preselection,” Report of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, Ottawa.

Book Chapters

“The impact of gender preselection on gender maldistribution,” in Feminist Research: Prospect and Retrospect. Tancred-Sheriff, P (ed.) Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, pp. 49-65.

Professional Journal Articles

“Predictors of Prenatal Multivitamin Adherence Among Pregnant Women.” P Nguyen, M Thomas, G Koren. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

“Methotrexate in the Management of Adolescents with Ectopic Pregnancies: A Physician Survey,” A Aggarwal, M Thomas, R Spitzer, S Kives, L Allen. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada.

“Predictors of Prenatal Multivitamin Adherence Among Pregnant Women.” P Nguyen, M Thomas, G Koren. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

“Communication Between Medical Practitioners and Dancers,” R Lai, M Thomas, D Krasnow. Journal of Dance Medicine Sciences.

“Randomized controlled trial of misoprostol for second trimester pregnancy termination associated with fetal malformation,” H Akoury, M Hannah, D Chitayat, M Thomas, E Winsor, RL Ferris, Einarson, G Seaward, G Ryan, A Willan, R Windrim. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

“What women want: women's preferences of caregiver behavior when prenatal sonography findings are abnormal,” F Alkazaleh, M Thomas, J Grebenyuk, L Glaude, D Savage, J Johannesen, M Caetano, R Windrim. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

“The management of VBAC at term: a survey of Canadian obstetricians,” Y Brill, J Kingdom, J Thomas, W Fraser, J Milne, M Thomas, R Windrim. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada

“The Ontario Court of Appeal and speedy justice” I Greene, C Baar, P McCormick, and M Thomas. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, v. 30, #2.

“Issue-Avoidance: Evidence from the U.S. Senate.” Political Behavior

“Responsiveness to physicians’ requests for information: a comparison of research-based and generic manufacturers,” M Thomas and J Lexchin. Social Science and Medicine v. 31, #2, pp. 153-7.

“Election proximity, reelection intent, and senatorial roll-call voting,” M Thomas. American Journal of Political Science, v. 29, #1, pp. 96-111.

Research Reports

“Cost-Effectiveness of Community-based Health Promotion Programs,” Suzanne Jackson, Martin Thomas, Alan Diener, and Irving Rootman, prepared for the Ontario Department of Health.