PRESENTATIONS

Dr Handmer's selected presentations at international, state and local meetings that were subjected to peer review: ​

  1. Handmer, M., Martin, J., Tiu, A. (2019) Costing the urologic complications of radiation therapy. USANZ NSW Sectional Meeting

  2. Handmer, M., Rashid, P., Dias, M., Chalasani, V. (2018) Are lead glasses necessary? A prospective multicenter cohort study on radiation exposure to the operator's eyes during urologic surgery. Canadian Urological Association ASM, Halifax, Canada

  3. Handmer, M., Rashid, P., Dias, M., Chalasani, V. (2018) Are lead glasses necessary? A prospective multicenter cohort study on radiation exposure to the operator's eyes during urologic surgery. USANZ Annual Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, Australia

  4. Liu, W., Handmer, M., Johnson, T., Goolam, A., Woo, H., Chalasani, V. (2018) Robotic vs. open surgery in urology: A systematic review with meta–analysis of randomized control trials. Canadian Urological Association  ASM, Halifax, Canada

  5. Handmer, M., Dean, T. (2017) Multiparametric prostate MRI in a single surgeon series from a high volume centre: Unexpected false negatives. USANZ NSW Sectional Meeting.

  6. Handmer, M. (2017) PSA, clinical stage and Gleason score do not predict positive surgical margin status in 2943 Australian men undergoing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. USANZ Annual Surgical Meeting, Canberra, Australia

  7. Winter, M., Kam, J., Hardy, E., Nalavenkata, S., Handmer, M., Ainsworth, H., Lee, D., Louie-Johnsun, M. (2016) The use of portable video media versus standard verbal communication in the urological consent process: A randomised controlled clinical trial. USANZ Annual Surgical Meeting, Gold Coast, Australia

  8. Handmer, MM., Chabert, C., Cohen, RJ., Gianduzzo, TRJ., Gianduzzo, TRJ., Kearns, PA., Moon, DA., Ooi, J., Shannon, T., Sofield, D., Tan, AHH., Louie-Johnsun, MW. (2015) The Australian laparoscopic non robotic radical prostatectomy experience – analysis of 2943 cases. USANZ Annual Surgical Meeting, Adelaide, Australia

  9. Handmer, MM., Chabert, C., Cohen, RJ., Gianduzzo, TRJ., Gianduzzo, TRJ., Kearns, PA., Moon, DA., Ooi, J., Shannon, T., Sofield, D., Tan, AHH., Louie-Johnsun, MW. (2015) Is there a significant learning curve for Fellowship trained Australian laparoscopic radical prostatectomists? Comparison of first 100 to second 100 cases. USANZ National Meeting, Adelaide, Australia

  10. Winter, M., Hardy, E., Nalavenkata, S., Ainsworth, H., Handmer, M., Lee, Don., Churchyard, C., Louie-Johnsun, M. (2014) The use of portable video media versus standard verbal communication in the urological consent process: a randomised controlled trial. USANZ NSW State Meeting, Hobart, Australia

  11. Handmer, MM., Wong, K. (2014) Fibrin Glue in Pilonidal Disease: A Novel Application. Video Session (General Surgery). American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2014, San Francisco, USA

  12. Handmer, M., Winter, M., Lee, W., Louie-Johnsun, M. (2014) Unexpected Tuberculosis causing ureteral stricture. Images for Surgeons. ANZ Journal of Surgery.

  13. Handmer, MM., Gunasegaram, A., Louie-Johnsun, M. (2013) Laparo-endoscopic single-site (single port) nephrectomy – is LESS in fact MORE? Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand NSW Section Meeting, Hamilton Island, Australia

  14. Handmer, M. M., J. L. Mercer, et al. (2012). Community MRSA bacteraemia - "community" no longer, more resistant and causing considerable morbidity and mortality. Poster presented at the Ingham Institute and SWSLHD Research and Teaching Showcase, Liverpool, Australia

  15. Handmer, M. M., J. L. Mercer, et al. (2012). Community MRSA bacteraemia - "community" no longer, more resistant and causing considerable morbidity and mortality. Poster presented at the International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections (ISSSI), Lyon, France

  16. Mahananda, D., Handmer, M., et al. (2011). The Emerging Health Crisis in Australia’s Adolescents. Poster presented at the East Asian Medical Students’ Conference, Bangkok, Thailand

PUBLICATIONS

​Dr Handmer's publications in peer reviewed medical journals are below, linked to primary article hubs (e.g. PubMed):


  1. Handmer, M., Martin, J., Tiu, A. (2020) Costing urologic complications following pelvic radiation therapy. Urology (Gold Journal). June 2020; 140:64-69

  2. Lockhart, K., Handmer, M., Mare, A., Chong, P. Urethral bolts: A case of foreign-body related urosepsis requiring open urethrotomy. Journal of Clinical Urology.  2018 (accepted ahead of print)

  3. Winter, M., Kam, J.,  Hardy, E., Nalavenkata, S., Handmer, M., Ainsworth, H., Lee, D., Louie-Johnsun, M. (2016) The use of portable video media versus standard verbal communication in the urological consent process: a multicentre, randomised controlled crossover trial. BJU International. 118: 823-828

  4. Handmer, M., Chabert, C., Cohen, R., Gianduzzo, T., Kearns, P., Moon, D., Ooi, J., Shannon, T., Sofield, D., Tan, A., Louie-Johnsun, M. (2017) The Australian laparoscopic radical prostatectomy learning curve. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 88 (1-2): 100-103

  5. Louie-Johnsun, M., Handmer, M., Calopedos., R, Chabert, C., Cohen, R., Gianduzzo, T., Kearns, P., Moon, D., Ooi, J., Shannon, T., Sofield, D., Tan, A. (2016) The Australian laparoscopic non robotic radical prostatectomy experience – analysis of 2943 cases (USANZ supplement). BJU International. 118 3:43-48

  6. Louie-Johnsun, M., Handmer, M. Surgical dilemma: loss of open skills to minimally invasive surgery (letter). ANZ Journal of Surgery. 86(6): 525

  7. Kam, J., Ainsworth, H., Winter, M., Handmer, M., Louie-Johnsun, MW.(2016) Portable video media versus verbal communication for nursing education; an evaluation of educational media on knowledge acquisition and participant satisfaction. Worldview on Evidence-Based Nursing.

  8. Handmer, M. M., Louie-Johnsun, M. W. (2014) LESS (laparo-endoscopic single-site) nephrectomy – do the technical challenges make it MORE? Images for Surgeons. ANZ Journal of surgery.

  9. Handmer, M. M., Gunasegaram, A., Haque, M., Louie-Johnsun, M. (2014) Laparo-endoscopic single-site (single port) nephrectomy – is LESS in fact MORE? Poster Presentation Abstracts. BJU International, 113: 51-137. Doi: 10.1111/bju. 12619

  10. Handmer, M. (2012). Community associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia in South Western Sydney 2007-2011: epidemiology, manifestations, microbiology and mortality. Honours Dissertation submitted for partial fulfilment for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery (Honours), School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney.

  11. Devine, E., Handmer, M., et al. (2011). Lessons learnt from a pilot bicycle program with community mental health service consumers. Health Promotion Journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 22(3): 240.

  12. Handmer, M. (2012). Sticking to the facts: a systematic review of fibrin glue for pilonidal disease. ANZ journal of surgery 82(4):221-224

PROFESSIONAL COMMENDATIONS

  1. Awarded Best Poster and Presentation Prize in session (Endourology), Canadian Urology Association (CUA) Annual Surgical Meeting, Halifax

  2. Awarded Keith Kirkland Prize for best presentation of a study with research endpoints having a direct clinical impact/related to individual patient care

  3. Awarded Chris Farrell Prize for Best Registrar Paper, USANZ NSW state meeting

  4. Runner up, 40th Anniversary Bongiorno Essay Competition “Practical prescriptions for hospitals”

  5. Recipient of the Derek and Shirley Howes Award for Academic Achievement in Medicine – First Overall “the most outstanding graduating student in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)”

  6. Awarded First Class Honours

  7. Awarded University Medal

  8. Dean’s Merit List, College of Health and Science

  9. Recipient of the Richardson & Wrench Prize for Academic Excellence in Medicine “the most outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), year 5”

  10. Recipient of the Prize for Academic Excellence in Paediatrics “awarded for the most outstanding performance in Paediatrics”

  11. Honours Scholarship Recipient “exceptional students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their studies” 

  12. Selected by Yale School of Medicine to attend elective clerkships in Endocrine Surgery and Oncology Surgery 

  13. Recipient of the Dr Luke’s Prize in Clinical Medicine “awarded to the student in Year 2 Medicine who best demonstrates a holistic approach to the integration of scientific knowledge and clinical medicine with collegial engagement”

  14. Recipient of the Mark Richardson Prize “awarded to the most outstanding student in Year 2 Medicine”

  15. Dean’s Merit List, College of Health and Science

  16. Recipient of the AD Instruments Prize in Medical Physiology “Awarded for the best essay on The Pathophysiology and Treatment of Heart Failure”

  17. Recipient of the Calvary Prize for Health Practice for 2008 “Awarded to the most outstanding student in Health Practice”

  18. Recipient of the Dickerson Gallery Prize for 2008 “Awarded to the student with the most outstanding overall results in the first year of the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery”