Andrea Martel

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2023 Visiting Scholar

Andrea Martel is a PhD Candidate in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

She is a nēhiyaw iskwew (Plains Cree) from Waterhen Lake First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Andrea’s doctoral research study applies a nêhiýawak framework to advance an Indigenous model of public health developed with, by, and for community based on nêhiýawak worldview, knowledge system, and praxis. Andrea received her Master of Education degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She has managed public health research projects in Canada and the United States focusing on health communication, emergency preparedness and Indigenous health.


Glik.D, Martel.A., Johnson.K., Eisenman.D. (2016). WEA Messages: Impact on Physiological, Emotional, Cognitive and Behavioral Responses. Final Report. Retrieved from US Department of Homeland Security

Blenner.S., Garcia.R.E., Glik.D., Idema.C., Martel.A., Ortega.A., Prelip.M. (2016). Transforming Corner Stores Integrating Health, Food & Community: A toolkit to implement UCLA Corner Store Conversions. University of California Los Angeles

Glik DC, Eisenman DP, Donatello I, Afifi A, Stajura M, Prelip ML, Sammartinova J, Martel A. (2014). Reliability and validity of the Assessment for Disaster Engagement with Partners Tool (ADEPT) for local health departments. Public Health Reports, 129 Suppl 4(Suppl 4):77-86. PMID: 25355978; PMCID: PMC4187310

Martel.A., Stajura.M., Sammartinova.J., Prelip.M., Eisenman.D., Glik.D. (2014). Assessment for Disaster Engagement with Partners Toolkit (ADEPT). UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Sammartinova.J., Donatello.I., Eisenman.D., Glik.D., Prelip.M., Martel.A., Stajura.M. (2014). Local Public Health Departments Satisfaction with Community Engagement for Emergency Preparedness. American Journal of Bioterrorism, Biosecurity and Biodefense, Volume 1, Issue 1

Sammartinova, J., Glik, D., Prelip, M., Stajura, M., Martel, A., & Eisenman, D. (2013). The Long and Winding Road: Finding Disaster Preparedness Coordinators in a National Sample of Local Health Departments. Public Health Reports, 128(5), 364–366.

Stajura, M., Glik, D., Eisenman, D., Prelip, M., Martel, A., & Sammartinova, J. (2012). Perspectives of community- and faith-based organizations about partnering with local health departments for disasters. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 9(7), 2293–2311.

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