Dr Carolyn Mazariego
Senior Research Fellow

Dr Carolyn Mazariego

Medicine & Health
School of Population Health

Dr Carolyn Mazariego (BHS Hons, MIPH, PhD) is an implementation scientist and health services researcher. She specialises in implementation strategy design, process mapping, co-design/creation, and hybrid trials. Applying the golden thread of implementation frameworks and methodology, her portfolio of work currently includes; implementation design and testing for amendments to the National Newborn Screening program; a population-based implementation scoping project for innovation design to address prostate cancer survivorship and supportive care; Acceptability, feasibility, and sustainability testing of digital innovations; and recent collaborations with UNSW's Digital Grid team to apply implementation and behaviour change theory to understand motivation and attitudes towards adoption of electronic vehicles. Dr Mazariego is passionate about building implementation science capacity in healthcare providers and other researchers. She is a facilitator in the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health course (TIDIRH Australia) run by the National Centre of Implementation Science. At UNSW, Dr Mazariego is the course convener for PHCM1002 Introduction to Public Health in the Bachelor of International Public Health and lectures in the  Implementation Science Unit (PHCM9791) of the Masters of Health Leadership and Management. 

  • Journal articles | 2024
    Kelada L; Robertson EG; McKay S; McGill BC; Daly R; Mazariego C; Taylor N; Tyedmers E; Armitage N; Evans HE; Wakefield CE; Ziegler DS, 2024, 'Communicating with families of young people with hard-to-treat cancers: Healthcare professionals’ perspectives on challenges, skills, and training', Palliative and Supportive Care, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951523001992
    Journal articles | 2024
    Li Z; Laginha KJ; Boyle F; Daly M; Dinner F; Hirsch P; Hobbs K; Kirsten L; Mazariego C; McAuley R; O’Brien M; O’Reilly A; Taylor N; Tobin L; Lewis S; Smith AL, 2024, 'Professionally led support groups for people living with advanced or metastatic cancer: a systematic scoping review of effectiveness and factors critical to implementation success within real-world healthcare and community settings', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-023-01515-w
    Journal articles | 2023
    Chiam K; Crowe J; Grogan P; Vaneckova P; Kohar A; Mazariego C; Nair-Shalliker V; Smith DP, 2023, 'Making informed decisions about prostate cancer testing Locally tailored factsheets on the burden of prostate cancer in Australia', Australian Journal of General Practice, 52, pp. 102 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.31128/AJGP-07-22-6500
    Journal articles | 2023
    Joshy G; Khalatbari-Soltani S; Soga K; Butow P; Laidsaar-Powell R; Koczwara B; Rankin NM; Brown S; Weber M; Mazariego C; Grogan P; Stubbs J; Thottunkal S; Canfell K; Blyth FM; Banks E, 2023, 'Pain and its interference with daily living in relation to cancer: a comparative population-based study of 16,053 cancer survivors and 106,345 people without cancer', BMC Cancer, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-023-11214-5
    Journal articles | 2023
    Mullen L; Signorelli C; Nekhlyudov L; Jacobsen PB; Gitonga I; Estapé T; Lim Høeg B; Miles A; Sade C; Mazariego C; Degi CL; Howard F; Manne S; Travado L; Jefford M, 2023, 'Psychosocial care for cancer survivors: A global review of national cancer control plans', Psycho-Oncology, 32, pp. 1684 - 1693, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.6218
    Journal articles | 2023
    Todio E; Sharp J; Morrow A; Taylor N; Schofield P; Mazariego C, 2023, 'Examining the effectiveness and implementation of patient treatment decision-aid tools for men with localised prostate cancer: A systematic review', Psycho-Oncology, 32, pp. 469 - 491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.6094
    Journal articles | 2022
    Mazariego C; Jefford M; Chan RJ; Roberts N; Millar L; Anazodo A; Hayes S; Brown B; Saunders C; Webber K; Vardy J; Girgis A; Koczwara B, 2022, 'Priority recommendations for the implementation of patient-reported outcomes in clinical cancer care: a Delphi study', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 16, pp. 33 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-021-01135-2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Edge R; Mazariego C; Li Z; Canfell K; Miller A; Koczwara B; Shaw J; Taylor N, 2021, 'Psychosocial impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients, survivors, and carers in Australia: a real-time assessment of cancer support services', Supportive Care in Cancer, 29, pp. 5463 - 5473, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06101-3
    Journal articles | 2021
    Edge R; Meyers J; Tiernan G; Li Z; Schiavuzzi A; Chan P; Vassallo A; Morrow A; Mazariego C; Wakefield CE; Canfell K; Taylor N, 2021, 'Cancer care disruption and reorganisation during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia: A patient, carer and healthcare worker perspective', PLoS ONE, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257420
    Journal articles | 2021
    Keane A; Shi JF; Simms KT; Liu YJ; Lew JB; Mazariego C; Yuill S; Wu RF; Liu ZH; Zhao FH; Jeronimo J; Canfell K; Qiao YL, 2021, 'Health economic evaluation of primary human papillomavirus screening in urban populations in China', Cancer Epidemiology, 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2020.101861
    Journal articles | 2021
    Mazariego CG; Laidsaar-Powell R; Smith DP; Juraskova I, 2021, 'Avoiding the ‘survivorship abyss’: Qualitative insights from 15-year prostate cancer survivors', Psycho-Oncology, 30, pp. 1745 - 1755, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.5738
    Journal articles | 2020
    Mazariego CG; Egger S; King MT; Juraskova I; Woo H; Berry M; Armstrong BK; Smith DP, 2020, 'Fifteen year quality of life outcomes in men with localised prostate cancer: Population based Australian prospective study', The BMJ, 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3503
    Journal articles | 2020
    Mazariego CG; Juraskova I; Campbell R; Smith DP, 2020, 'Long-term unmet supportive care needs of prostate cancer survivors: 15-year follow-up from the NSW Prostate Cancer Care and Outcomes Study', Supportive Care in Cancer, 28, pp. 5511 - 5520, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05389-x
    Journal articles | 2019
    Laidsaar-Powell R; Konings S; Rankin N; Koczwara B; Kemp E; Mazariego C; Butow P, 2019, 'A meta-review of qualitative research on adult cancer survivors: current strengths and evidence gaps', Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 13, pp. 852 - 889, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11764-019-00803-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Liu YJ; Keane A; Simms KT; Lew JB; Shi JF; Mazariego C; Yuill S; Jeronimo J; Qiao YL; Canfell K, 2019, 'Development and application of a framework to estimate health care costs in China: The cervical cancer example', PLoS ONE, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222760