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					                                                                       Marian Kathleen PITTS
Qualifications
B.A. Hons. (University of Wales, 1970) Ph.D. (University of Wales, 1974)
Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society
Chartered Health Psychologist, British Psychological Society
Associate Fellow, British Psychological Society
Member, Australian Psychological Association
Employment History
Director, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, Faculty of Health Sciences, La
    Trobe University 2000-
Head of Division and Professor of Psychology, Staffordshire University 1995-2000
Reader in Psychology, Staffordshire University 1993-1995
Reader/Principal Lecturer, Staffordshire Polytechnic 1990-1993
Lecturer in Psychology, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe 1989-1990
Senior Lecturer, North East London Polytechnic 1985-1989
Head of Psychology Department, St. Giles Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe 1982-
   1985
Senior Lecturer, North East London Polytechnic 1980-1982
Visiting Professor, University of Tennessee, USA 1979-1980
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Psychology, North East London Polytechnic 1973-1979
Tutor in Psychology, University of Wales, Cardiff 1970-1973
Technical Advisor
Organised and facilitated “Sexuality and Sexual Health: What is the Evidence?” Round Table for
    Ford Foundation New York, 2004.
Member of the Technical Advisory Board for the Xinjiang HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Project,
   AusAID/People's Republic of China, 2001-
Systematic literature review of international research related to sexuality and sexual behaviour - for
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organisation, 2002.
Review of the social and contextual factors affecting adolescent sexuality and sexual vulnerability,
    for Department of Child and Adolescent Health & Development, World Health Organisation,
    2002-2003.
Research grants
Ward, James. Kaldor, John. Worth, Heather. Bryant, Joanne. Smith, Anthony. Pitts, Marian. Thiele,
   Dea. “Sexual health and relationships in young Indigenous people.” Australian Research Council
   (ARC) Linkage. 2009-2013. $755,000.00
Senior, Kate. Burbank, Victoria. Chenhall, Richard. Nagel, Tricia. Pitts, Marian. Saggers, Sherry.
    “Looking beyond the risk factors: socio-cultural influences on the sexual health of Indigenous
    youth.” Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage. 2009-2013. $306,140.00


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Perlesz, Amaryll. Bickerdike, Andrew. Power, Jen. Pitts, Marian. Schofield, Margot. “Work, Love and
    Play: Understanding Resilience in Same-Sex Parent Families.” Australian Research Council
    (ARC) Linkage. 2009-2014. $361,004.00
Pitts MK. Commonwealth AIDS Research Grant for HIV and related research, July 2008-July 2009,
     $812,000.
Pitts, MK. McNally, S. Wallace, J. Queensland Health, Mid-term Review of the Queensland HIV,
     Hepatitis C and Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy 2005–2011 and Implementation Action
     Plan 2005-2008, 2008, $57,819
Smith AMA, Pitts, MK, Mitchell, A. The Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health survey:
    2008, Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, $548,807 (346,346 in 2008; 202,461 in
    2009)
Pitts MK, Peterson K, Baker H. The ART of making babies: How human embryo research and assisted
     reproduction are regulated in Australia and New Zealand, Australian Research Council Discovery
     Project, 2008-2010, $113,000. DP0878002.
Smith AMA, Pitts MK, Shelley J, Richters J. The Australian Longitudinal Study of Health and
    Relationships. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grant, 2008-
    2012, $1,575,250.
Garland S, Gertig D, Wark J, Tabrizi S, Pitts MK, Erbas B. Genetic and environmental factors in
    invasive cervical cancer: a twin study. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
    project grant, 2008, $737,763.
Pitts MK, Dr Khuat Thu Hong, Couch M. Dynamics and contexts of male to male anal sex in Vietnam,
     La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant, 2008, $18,700.
Professor Pranee Liamputtong, Pitts MK. Online dating and risk amongst young online users:
    implications for sexual health promotion and public health intervention, La Trobe University
    Faculty Research Grant, 2008, $19,781.
Smith AMA, Grierson J, Pitts MK, Pattison P, Robins G. Mapping Gay Communities, Department of
    Human Services (Victoria), 2007, $196,268
Grierson J, Smith AMA, Pitts MK, Solomon V. Students' social networks size, composition and
    stability, La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant, 2007, $18,700
Pitts MK, Smith AMA. HPV and cervical cancer in Singapore: knowledge, practices and prevention.
     Royal Women's Hospital, research grant, 2007-2008, $169,750.
Pitts MK, Dyson S. HPV testing as a test of cure. The Cancer Council Joint Research, funded by
     PapScreen Victoria, 2007, $9,664
Grierson J, Pitts MK, Hughes A, Thomas M, Saxton P. HIV Futures New Zealand Survey 2: A
    National Survey of People Living With HIV/AIDS (Mate āraikore a muri ake nei- tuarua). New
    Zealand Ministry of Health (administered by New Zealand AIDS Foundation), 2006, $58,475
Temple-Smith M, McNally S, Pitts MK. Safety First: Issues Affecting Uptake of the Health Guidelines
   for Personal Care and Body Art Industries, Department of Human Services Victoria, 2006,
   $78,815
Couch M, Pitts MK. The evaluation of therapeutic jurisprudence initiative for street sex work
   defendants in the Melbourne Magistrates Court. Victoria Law Foundation, 2006, $14,820.
Pitts MK, Mitchell A, Patel S and Thomacos N. Understanding the experience of health services of
     transgender people. La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant, 2006, $9,070.


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Dyson S and Pitts MK. HPV, gender and knowledge production: A review of health promotion
   materials. La Trobe University Faculty Starter Grant, 2006, $4,560.
Pitts MK, Dyson, S. Rosenthal, D. Garland, S. Cervical Cancer, HPV and vaccination: What do women
     know? GlaxoSmithKline funded project. 2005, $130,000.
Pitts MK, Temple-Smith M, Smith AMA, Howse G, Malkin I and McNally S. Regulating Hepatitis C:
     Rights and Duties. Australian Health Ministers‟ Advisory Council, 2005-2009, $494,160.
Pitts MK. Core HIV/AIDS and related diseases research program. Commonwealth Department of
     Health and Ageing, 2005, $764,394.
Pitts MK, Temple-Smith M, Adams K, Saunders M, Willis J, Bradford D and Anderson I. Evaluation
     of the Donovanosis Eradication Program. Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing,
     2004- , $60,737.
Smith AMA, Pitts MK, Willis J, Temple-Smith M, Saunders M. Review of sexually transmitted
    infection and blood borne virus prevention and management in the Northern Territory. Northern
    Territory Government, Department of Health & Community Services, 2005, $123,350
Shelley J, Smith AMA and Pitts MK. La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant. Differences in
    pregnancy outcomes between Australian jurisdictions and their relationship with policy, regulation
    and service provision contexts, 2005, $9,921.
Smith AMA, Couch M and Pitts MK. La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant. Improving health
    and wellbeing outcomes for street sex workers in Melbourne through an innovation in therapeutic
    jurisprudence, 2005, $9,280.
Pitts MK and Temple-Smith M. Conduct of an evaluation of an intervention to improve the
     management of Chlamydia by Western Australian GPs. Department of Health Western Australia,
     2004, $43,363.10.
McNally S, Pitts MK and Grierson J. Perceptions and understandings of HIV transmission among
   culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Public Health Research Project Grant,
   Department of Human Services Victoria, 2004, $63,236.
Smith AMA and Pitts MK. The social processes of peer influence among gay men in Melbourne.
    Public Health Research Project Grant, Department of Human Services Victoria, 2004, $74,528.
Kavanagh A and Pitts MK. La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant, The health of lesbian and bi-
   sexual women at mid-life, 2004, $9,629.
Grierson J, Smith AMA and Pitts MK. La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant, Evolving
    constructs of gay community in Melbourne, 2004, $6,750.
Pattison P, Smith AMA, Pitts MK. Australian Research Council, Complex networked social
     systems, 2004, $10,000.
Pitts MK, Smith AMA. La Trobe University Research Enhancement: Travel, 2004, $5,000.
Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society in consortium with Women's Health Victoria and
    the Victorian AIDS Council: Awarded tender for the establishment and operation of a gay and
    lesbian health and wellbeing resource unit (Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria) by Department of
    Human Services (with an additional $200,000 provided by La Trobe University), 2004-2007,
    $1,200,000.




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Altman D, Lin V, Pitts MK, Cooper DA, Kaldor J, Kippax S, Zwi A, Jolly MA, Gifford SM, Toole
    M and Morrow M. Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage - Infrastructure Equipment &
    Facilities (LIEF) grant for Asia/Pacific HIV/AIDS Database: Support for Regional Policy
    Research, 2004, $102,900.
Pitts MK and Slavin S. Study of Risk Factors for HIV Infections: A Seroconversion Study. Department
     of Human Services 2003, $28,185.
Mitchell A, Pitts MK. Evaluation of pilot sex education project conducted by SHINE SA. Department
    of Human Services South Australia Project grant, 2003, $35,000.
Smith AMA, Pitts MK, Shelley J, Richters J. The Australian Longitudinal Study of Health and
    Relationships. National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grant, 2003-
    2007, $2,283,790.
Pitts MK, Smith AMA, Willis J. New South Wales Health Chlamydia Prevention Campaign Evaluation
     Project. New South Wales Health tender, 2003, $39,822.
Pitts MK, Smith AMA. La Trobe University Health Sciences Research Enhancement grant for visit to
     HIVAN in South Africa, 2003, $5,000.
Pitts MK. VicHealth Professor of Research, grant, 2003-2007, $500,000.
Pitts MK, O'Brien M, Temple-Smith M and Sievert W. Psychological and social factors associated
     with the uptake and maintenance of clinical treatment for hepatitis C. Department of Human
     Services, 2003, $73,292.
Pitts MK, Choi P. Socio-behavioural Determinants of Androgenic Anabolic Steroid Use.
     Andrology Australia, 2003, $101,718.
Smith AMA, Pitts MK, Shelley J, Richter J. National Health & Medical Research Council Project
    Grant for the Australian Study of Health & Relationships, 2003-2007, $2,250,000.
Pitts MK. Commonwealth AIDS Research Grant for HIV and related research, 2000-2003, $3,000,000.
Pitts MK. Commonwealth AIDS Research Grant for HIV and related research, 2003-2007, $3,778,610.
Perlesz A, Lindsay J, Pitts MK, McNair R, De Vaus D. Australian Research Council ARC Discovery
    Grant, $30,000 in 2002 and $40,000 in 2003.
Willis J, Pitts MK, Grierson JW. La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant - The impact of pre-
    and post- test counselling on subsequent health outcomes and wellbeing of people living with
    HIV/AIDS in Victoria, 2003, $9,860.
Pitts MK, Willis J and Anderson J. La Trobe University Faculty Research Grant - Assessing the
     awareness, knowledge, health beliefs and priority setting by gay and bisexual men with respect to
     anal cancer screening, 2003, $9,529.
Perlesz A, Lindsay J, Pitts MK, McNair R. The invisible post-modern family: Investigating the
    interface between the public worlds of lesbian families. Australian Research Council
    Discovery Grant, 2002-2003, $40,000.
Pitts MK, Paxton S. Barriers to PLWHA involvement in the AIDS response. AIDS Trust of Australia.
     2002.
Smith AMA, Pitts MK and Mitchell A. Secondary Students and Sexual Health, Commonwealth
    Department of Health and Aged Care, 2002, $346,050.




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Willis J, Pitts MK, Grierson J. The impact of pre and post-test counselling on subsequent health
    outcomes and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Victoria. La Trobe
    University Health Sciences Project grant, 2002, $9,860.
Grierson J, Smith AMA, Dowsett G and Pitts MK. Understanding the new social and behavioural
    contexts of unprotected sex among homosexually active men in Melbourne. Department of
    Human Services, 2001-2002, $90,000.
Pitts MK, Smith AMA and Fairley C. Department of Human Services, Factors influencing delay in
     treatment seeking for a suspected sexually transmitted infection, 2001, $48,700.
Pitts MK, Mitchell A, Hillier L, Horsley P, Dowsett G and Smith AMA. Department of Human
     Services, Gay and lesbian youth suicide data research project, 2001, $84,535.
Pitts MK and Smith AMA. La Trobe University, Faculty of Health Sciences 2001 Urethral symptoms
     and sexually transmissible infections: understanding men‟s experience of disease, 2001, $9,500.
Pitts MK. Bertarelli Foundation. Young people‟s attitudes knowledge and beliefs about infertility,
     2000, $48,000.
Publications
Books edited
Pitts MK. and A. Smith, Eds. (2007). Researching the Margins. London, Palgrave Macmillan.
Books
Pitts MK and Phillips K. 2nd ed. (1998). The Psychology of Health, Routledge.
White DG and Pitts MK. (1997). Health Promotion with Young People for the Prevention of Substance
   Misuse. Health Education Authority.
Pitts MK. (1996). The Psychology of Preventive Health, Routledge.
Pitts MK and Phillips K. (1991). The Psychology of Health, Routledge.
Chapters
Smith, A. and Pitts MK. (2007). Researching the Margins: An Introduction in Researching the
    Margins. M. Pitts and A. Smith. (eds) London, Palgrave Macmillan.
Keys D, Rosenthal D and Pitts MK. (2006) Young People, sexuality and sexual behaviour in
   Aggleton P, Ball A and Mane P. (eds.) Sex Drugs and Young People: International
   Perspectives. Routledge: New York, London.
Pitts MK. (2005) Sexual Health and behaviour change in Browning CJ and Thomas SA (eds)
     Behavioural Change: An Evidence-based Handbook for Social and Public Health. Edinburgh:
     Churchill Livingstone.
Pitts MK. (2005) Sexual Health for all? Australia in 2004, Chapter 1 in Temple-Smith M and Gifford S
     (eds) Sexual Health: An Australian Perspective, Melbourne: IP Communications.
Pitts MK. (2004) Foreword in Young People and Sexual Health in E. Burtney and M. Duffy (eds.)
     Palgrave MacMillan, London.
Pitts MK and Bradley E. (2000) Gynaecological cancers in Ussher J (ed.) Women’s Health: An
     International Reader, BPS Books.
Pitts MK, McGowan L and Clark Carter D. (2000) Chronic Pelvic Pain in Ussher J (ed.) Women’s
     Health: An International Reader, BPS Books.



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Pitts MK. (1998) An introduction to health psychology in Pitts MK and Phillips K 2nd ed. The
     Psychology of Health, Routledge.
Pitts MK. (1998) The medical consultation in Pitts MK and Phillips K 2nd ed. The Psychology of
     Health, Routledge.
Pitts MK. (1998) The experience of treatment in Pitts MK and Phillips K 2nd ed. The Psychology of
     Health, Routledge.
Pitts MK. (1998) Cancer in Pitts MK and Phillips K 2nd ed. (1998). The Psychology of Health,
     Routledge.
Pitts MK and Phillips K. (1998) Social circumstances inequalities and health in Pitts MK and Phillips
     K 2nd ed. The Psychology of Health, Routledge.
Radford J and Govier E. (1988) A Textbook of Psychology, Sheldon Press (1st edition) and 1991
    (2nd edition). 2 chapters contributed.
Refereed Journal Articles
Bilardi, J. E., Fairley, C. K., Hopkins, C. A., Hocking, J. S., Temple-Smith, M. J., Bowden, F. J.,
    Russell, D. B., Pitts, M., Tomnay, J. E., Parker, R. M., Pavlin, N. L., & Chen, M. Y. (2010).
    Experiences and Outcomes of Partner Notification Among Men and Women Recently
    Diagnosed With Chlamydia and Their Views on Innovative Resources Aimed at Improving
    Notification Rates. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 37(4), 253-258.
Carman, M., Grierson, J., Hurley, M., Pitts, M., & Power, J. (2010). Trends in the location of the
   HIV-positive population in Australia: Implications for access to healthcare services and
   delivery. Sexual Health, 7, 154–158.
Dyson, S., Pitts, M., Lyons, A., & Mullins, R. (2010). Providing high quality information about
   HPV for women after treatment for high grade cervical dysplasia. Sexual Health, 7, 49–54.
Holden, C. A., McLachlan, R. I., Pitts, M. K., Cumming, R., Wittert, G., Ehsani, J. P., Kretser, D.
    M. d., & Handelsman, D. J. (2010). Determinants of male reproductive health disorders: the
    Men in Australia Telephone Survey (MATeS). BMC Public Health, 10(96).
Pitts, M. K., Heywood, W., Ryall, R., Smith, A. M., Shelley, J. M., Richters, J., & Simpson, J. M.
     (2010). Knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine in a national sample
     of Australian men and women. Sexual Health, 7, 299-303.
Power, J., Perlesz, A., Schofield, M., Pitts, M., Brown, R., McNair, R., Barrett, A., & Bickerdike,
   A. (2010). Understanding resilience in same-sex parented families: the work, love, play study.
   BMC Public Health.
Smith, A., Lyons, A., Ferris, J., Richters, J., Pitts, M., Shelley, J. M., & Simpson, J. (2010). Are
    sexual problems more common in women who have had a tubal ligation? A population-based
    study of Australian women. BJOG, 117, 463–468.
Smith, A. M. A., Ferris, J. A., Simpson, J. M., Shelley, J., Pitts, M., & Richters, J. (2010). Cannabis
    use and sexual health. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7(2pt1), 787-793.
Temple-Smith, M., Hopkins, C., Fairley, C., Tomnay, J., Pavlin, N., Parker, R., Russell, D.,
   Bowden, F., Hocking, J., Pitts, M., & Chen, M. (2010). The right thing to do: patients‟ views
   and experiences of telling partners about chlamydia. Family Practice, 1-6.




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Bilardi, J., Pitts, M., & Temple-Smith, M. (2009). Innovative Resources Could Help Improve
    Partner Notification for Chlamydia in Primary Care. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 36(12),
    779-783.
Ferris, J., Pitts, M., Richters, J., Simpson, J., Shelley, J., & Smith, A. (2009). National prevalence
    of urogenital pain and prostatitis-like symptoms in Australian men using the National Institutes
    of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptoms Index (NIH-CPSI). BJU Int 150, 373-379.
Ferris, J. A., Richters, J., Pitts, M. K., Shelley, J. M., Simpson, J., Ryall, R., & Smith, A. M.
    (Accepted for Publication -15 September 2009). Circumcision in Australia: further evidence on
    its effects on sexual health and wellbeing. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public
    Health.
Pitts, M., Couch, M., Croy, S., Mitchell, A., & Mulcare, H. (2009). Health service use and
     experiences of transgender people: Australian and New Zealand perspectives. Gay and Lesbian
     Issues and Psychology Review, 5(3).
Pitts, M., Smith, A., Croy, S., Lyons, A., Ryall, R., Garland, S., Wong, M. L., & TAY, E.-H.
     (2009). Singaporean men‟s knowledge of cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV)
     and their attitudes towards HPV vaccination. Vaccine, 27(22), 2989-2993.
Pitts, M., Smith, A., Croy, S., Lyons, A., Ryall, R., Garland, S., Wong, M. L., & Tay, E.-H. (2009).
     Singaporean women‟s knowledge of human papillomavirus (HPV) and attitudes towards HPV
     vaccination. Women and Health, 49(4), 334-351.
Pitts, M. K., Couch, M., Croy, S., Mitchell, A., & Mulcare, H. (2009- Accepted for Publication).
     Health Service Use and Experiences of Transgendered People: Australian and New Zealand
     Perspectives. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
Pitts, M. K., Couch, M. A., Croy, S. L., Mulcare, H., & Mitchell, A. E. (2009). Transgender People
     in Australia and New Zealand: Health, Well-being and Access to Health Services. Feminism &
     Psychology LGBTQ Health Psychologies: Charting the terrain. (Special Issue.), 475–495.
Smith, A., Lyons, A., Ferris, J., Richters, J., Pitts, M., Shelley, J., & Simpson, J. M. (submitted -18
    June 2009). Sexual and relationship satisfaction among heterosexual men and women: The
    importance of desired frequency of sex. Archives of Sexual Behavior.
Smith, A., Lyons, A., Ferris, J., Richters, J., Pitts, M., & Shelley, J. M. (2009). Are sexual problems
    more common in men who have had a vasectomy? A population-based study of Australian
    men. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7, 736-742.
Smith, A., Lyons, A., Pitts, M., Croy, S., Ryall, R., Garland, S., Wong, M. L., & Tay, E. H. (2009).
    Assessing knowledge of human papillomavirus and collecting data on sexual behavior:
    computer assisted telephone versus face to face interviews BMC Public Health 9.


Couch, M., Mulcare, H., Pitts, M., Smith, A., & Mitchell, A. (2008). The Religious Affiliation of
   Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Australians: A Report From the Private
   Lives Survey. People and Place, 16(1), 1-11.
Couch, M., Pitts, M., Croy, S., Mulcare, H., & Mitchell, A. (2008). Transgender people and the
   amendment of formal documentation: Matters of recognition and citizenship. Health Sociology
   Review, 17(3), 280-289.
Fairley, C. K., Grulich, A., Imrie, J., & Pitts, M. (2008). Introductory Editorial: the analysis of a
     natural experiment in HIV control Sexual Health, 5(2), 89-89.



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Fairley, C. K., Grulich, A., Imrie, J., & Pitts, M. (2008). Investment in HIV prevention works: a
     natural experiment. Sexual Health, 5(2), 207–210
Fairley, C. K., Grulich, A., Imrie, J., & Pitts, M. (2008). Sexually transmissible infection and HIV
     management among men who have sex with men with and without HIV: survey of medical
     practitioners who are members of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine. Sexual Health,
     5(2), 155-159.
Falster, K., Gelgor, L., Shaik, A., Zablotska, I., Prestage, G., Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., Pitts, M.,
    Anderson, J., Chuah, J., Mulhall, B., Petoumenos, K., Kelleher, A., & Law , M. (2008). Trends
    in antiretroviral treatment use and treatment response in three Australian states in the first
    decade of combination antiretroviral treatment. Sexual Health, 5(2), 141-154.
Garland, S., Brotherton, J., Skinner, S. R., Pitts, M., Saville, M., Mola, G., & Jones, R. (2008).
    Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer in Australasia and Oceania: Risk Factors,
    Epidemiology and Prevention. Vaccine, 26(Supplement 12), M80-M88.
McNair, R., Brown, R., Perlesz, A., Lindsay, J., de Vaus, D., & Pitts, M. (2008). Lesbian Parents
   Negotiating the health care system in Australia. Health Care for Women International, 29(2),
   91-114.
Pitts, M. (2008). The need for public education on HPV and cervical cancer prevention in Asia:
     Opinions of experts at the AOGIN Conference. Vaccine, 26(43), 5435-5440.
Pitts, M., K, Ferris, J., Smith, A., Shelley, J., & Richters, J. (2008). Prevalence and correlates of
     three types of pelvic pain in a nationally representative sample of Australian men. Journal of
     Sexual Medicine, 5(5), 1223-1229.
Pitts, M., Ferris, J., Smith, A., Shelley, J., & Richters, J. (2008). Prevalence and correlates of three
     types of pelvic pain in a nationally representative sample of Australian women. Medical
     Journal of Australia, 189(3), 138-143.
Pitts, M., & Smith, A. (2008). Understanding Oral Sex. Sexual Health, 5(4), 315-316.
Prestage, G., Jin, F., Zablotska, I., Imrie, J., Grulich, A., & Pitts, M. (2008). Trends in HIV testing
    among homosexual and bisexual men in eastern Australian states. Sexual Health, 5(2), 119-
    123.
Skinner, S. R., Garland, S. M., Stanley, M. A., Pitts, M., & Quinn, M. A. (2008). Human
    papillomavirus vaccination for the prevention of cervical neoplasia: is it appropriate to
    vaccinate women older than 26? Medical Journal of Australia 188(4), 238-242.
Temple-Smith, M., Mak, D., Watson, J., Bastian, L., Smith, A., & Pitts, M. (2008). Conversant or
   clueless? Chlamydia-related knowledge and practice of general practitioners in Western
   Australia. BioMed Central Family Practice, 9, 17.
Thorpe, R., Grierson, J., & Pitts, M. (2008). Gender differences in patterns of HIV service use in a
    national sample of HIV-positive Australians. AIDS Care, 20(5), 547-552


Grierson J, Pitts MK, Thorpe R. (2007) State of the (positive) nation findings from the fourth
   national Australian HIV futures survey. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 18(9): 622-625.
Newton D, Fairley C, Teague R, Donovan B, Bowden FJ, Bilardi J, Pitts MK. Chen M. (2007)
  Australian sexual health practitioners‟ use of chaperones for genital examinations: a survey of
  attitudes and practice. Sexual Health. 4(2): 95-7.




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Pitts MK, Dyson S, Rosenthal DA, Garland S. (2007) Knowledge and awareness of human
    papillomavirus (HPV): attitudes towards HPV vaccination among a representative sample of
    women in Victoria, Australia. Sexual Health. 4(3): 177-180
Pitts MK, Fox C, Willis J, Anderson J. (2007). What do gay men know about HPV? Australian Gay
    Men's Knowledge and Experience of Anal Cancer Screening and HPV. Sexually Transmitted
    Diseases. 34(3): 170-3.
Rosenthal D, Dyson S, Pitts MK, Garland S. (2007). Challenges to accepting a human papilloma
   virus (HPV) vaccine: a qualitative study of Australian women. Women and Health. 45(2): 59-
   73.
Smith A, Pitts MK, Shelley J, Richters J, Ferris J. (2007) The Australian longitudinal study of
   health and relationships. BMC Public Health. (7)139.
Teague R, Newton D, Fairley C, Hocking J, Pitts MK, Bradshaw C, Chen M. (2007) The Differing
   Views of Male and Female Patients Towards Chaperones for Genital Examinations in a Sexual
   Health Setting. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 34(11).
Tideman RL, Chen MY, Pitts MK, Ginige S, Slaney M, Fairley CK. (2007). A randomised
   controlled trial comparing computer-assisted with face-to-face sexual history taking in a clinical
   setting. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 83(1): 52-6.
Agius P, Dyson S, Pitts MK, Mitchell A, Smith AMA. (2006) Two steps forward and one step
    back? Australian secondary students‟ sexual health knowledge and behaviors 1992 - 2002.
    Journal of Adolescent Health. 38(3): 247-52.
Agius P, Pitts MK, Dyson S, Mitchell A, Smith AMA. (2006). Pregnancy and contraceptive use in
    a representative sample of Australian secondary students. Australian and New Zealand Journal
    of Public Health, 30(6): 555-7.
Couch, M and Pitts MK. (2006). The positioning of bisexuals and „men who have sex with men‟ in
   sex, sexuality and sexual health research, 1990-2004. Health Sociology Review, 15(3): 269-
   276.
Holden CA, Jolley D, McLachlan RI, Pitts MK, Cumming R., Wittert G, Handelsman DJ, de
    Kretser DM. (2006). Men in Australia Telephone Survey (MATeS): predictors of men‟s help-
    seeking behaviour for reproductive health disorders. Medical Journal of Australia. 185(8):
    418-22.
Lindsay J, Perlesz A, Brown R, McNair R, de Vaus D, Pitts MK. (2006). Stigma or Respect:
    Lesbian-parented families negotiating school settings. Sociology, 40(6): 1059-1077.
McNally S, Temple-Smith M, Sievert W and Pitts MK. (2006). Now, later or never? Challenges
   associated with hepatitis C treatment. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health,
   30(5): 422-7.
Perlesz A, Brown R, McNair, Lindsay J, Pitts MK and de Vaus D. (2006) Lesbian family
    disclosure: Authenticity and safety within private and public domains. Lesbian & Gay
    Psychology Review. 7(1) 53-63.
Perlesz A. Brown R, Lindsay J, McNair R, de Vaus D and Pitts MK. (2006) Family in transition:
    Parents, children and grandparents in lesbian families give meaning to 'doing' family. Journal
    of Family Therapy, 28(2): 175-99.
Pitts MK, Couch MA, Smith AMA. (2006) Men who have sex with men (MSM): how much to
     assume and what to ask? Medical Journal of Australia, 185(8): 450-2.



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Smith AMA, Grierson J, Pitts MK, and Pattison, P. (2006). Individual characteristics are less
    important than event characteristics in predicting protected and unprotected anal intercourse
    among homosexual and bisexual men in Melbourne, Australia. Sexually Transmitted
    Infections. 82(6): 474-7.
Smith AMA, Grierson J, Wain D, Pitts MK, Pattison P. (2006) Interpersonal and social network
    influences on gay men‟s communication about unprotected sex. Int J STD AIDS, 17(4): 267-
    70.
Tideman R, Pitts MK and Fairley CK. (2006) Client acceptability of the use of computers in a
    sexual health clinic. International Journal of STD & AIDS 17(2): 121-123.
Tideman R, Pitts MK and Fairley CK. (2006) Use of the Delphi sorting technique to establish a
    core sexual history. International Journal of STD & AIDS 17(3): 170-172.
Tomnay JE, Pitts MK, Kuo TC, Fairley CK (2006) Does the Internet assist clients to carry out
   contact tracing? A randomized controlled trial using web-based information. International
   Journal STD and AIDS, 17(6): 391-4.
Grierson JW, Pitts MK and Misson S. (2005) Health and wellbeing of HIV-positive Australians:
    findings from the third national HIV Futures Survey. International Journal of STD & AIDS.
    16(12): 802-806.
Holden C, McLachlan R, Cumming R, Wittert G, Handelsman D, de Kretser D and Pitts MK.
    (2005) Sexual activity, fertility and contraceptive use in middle aged and older Australian men:
    Men in Australia, Telephone Survey (MATes). Human Reproduction. 20(12), 3429-34.
Holden C, McLachlan R, Pitts MK, Cumming R, Wittert G, Agius P, Handelsman D, de Kretser D.
    (2005) Men in Australia, telephone survey (MATeS) 1: a national survey of the reproductive
    health and concerns of middle aged and older Australian men. Lancet. 366(9481): 218-24.
Petersen K, Baker HWG, Pitts MK and Thorpe R. (2005) Assisted Reproductive Technologies:
    Professional and Legal Restrictions in Australian Clinics. Journal of Law and Medicine. 12(3):
    373-385.
Pitts MK and Couch M. (2005) Bisexuality and health psychology: Strange bedfellows? Health
     Psychology Update. 14: 2, 27-32.
Pitts MK, Grierson J and Misson S. (2005) Growing Older with HIV a study of health, social and
     economic circumstances for people living with HIV in Australia over the age of 50 years. AIDS
     Patient Care and STDs. 19(7): 460-5.
Pitts MK, Grierson JW, Misson S (2005) Growing older with HIV: A study of health, social and
     economic circumstances for people living with HIV in Australia over the age of 50 years, AIDS
     Patient Care and STDs, 19(7) 42-47
Pitts MK, Smith AMA, Mischewski A and Fairley C. (2005) Men, bodily change and urethritis: a
     qualitative study. Sexual Health. 2(1):25-28.
Tomnay JE, Pitts MK and Fairley CK. (2005) New technology and partner notification – why
   aren‟t we using them? International Journal of STD & AIDS. 16(1): 19-22.
Smith AMA., Grierson J, Wain D, Pitts MK, Pattison P. (2004) Associations between the sexual
    behaviour of men who have sex with men and the structure and composition of their social
    networks. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 80(6): 455-8.
Tideman R, Pitts MK and Fairley CK. (2004) Current practice of sexual history taking by sexual
    health physicians in Australia and New Zealand. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 80(5):389-
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Pitts MK and Shields P. (2004) Access to infertility investigations and treatment for HIV+ people:
     A survey of Australian infertility clinics. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public
     Health. 28(4): 360-2.
Grierson, J. Pitts MK, Herewini TH, Rua‟ine G, Hughes AJ, Saxton PJW, Whyte M, Misson S and
    Thomas M. (2004) Mate Āraikore A Muri Ake Nei: Experiences of Maori New Zealanders
    Living with HIV. Sexual Health. 1(3), 175-80.
Grierson J, Pitts MK, Whyte M, Misson S, Hughes A, Saxton P and Thomas M. (2004) Living with
    HIV in New Zealand: Balancing health and quality of life. New Zealand Journal of Medicine.
Tomnay JE, Hatch BA, Pitts MK, Carter TR and Fairley CK. (2004) HIV partner notification: a
   2002 audit. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 15: (9): 629-631.
Pitts MK, Smith AMA, Grierson J, O‟Brien M and Misson S. (2004) Who pays for sex and why?
     An analysis of social and motivational factors associated with male clients of sex workers.
     Archives of Sexual Behavior, 33(4) 353-358.
Tomnay JE, Pitts MK and Fairley CK. (2004) Partner notification: preferences of Melbourne clients
   and the estimated proportion of sexual partners they can contact. International Journal of STD
   & AIDS. 15: 415-418.
Grierson J, Misson S and Pitts MK. (2004) Correlates of Antiretroviral Treatment Breaks, HIV
    Medicine, 5(1) 34-9.
Pitts MK and Hanley F. (2004) Bringing infertility into focus for young people. Health Education
     Journal, 104 (2) 100-113.
Antoni MH and Pitts MK. (2003) Journal of Psychosomatic research – Special issue – HIV &
    immunology. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 54(3) 179-183.
Tideman R, Pitts MK and Fairley C. (2003) Effects of a change from an appointment service to a
    walk-in triage service (WITS) at a sexual health centre. International Journal of STDs and
    AIDS, 14 (12) 793-795.
Antoni MH and Pitts MK. (2003) HIV in 2003. Invited editorial for Special Issue on HIV and
    Immunology, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54 (3) 179-183.
Neale J, Pitts MK, Dunn PDJ, Hughes GM, Redman CWE. (2003) An Observational Study of Pre-
    Colposcopy Education Sessions: What do Women Want to Know? Health Care for Women
    International. 24: 5.
Charlton R, Smith G, Austin C, Pitts MK, White DG. (2002) Audit tools for palliative care
   services: Identification of neglected aspects of care. Palliative Medicine. 19(6). 397-402.
Pitts MK and Clarke T. (2002) Human Papillomavirus infections and risks of cervical cancer: What
     do women know? Health Education Research: Theory and Practice, 17 (6) 706-714.
Byrom J, Clarke T, Neale J, Dunn PD, Hughes G, Redman C and Pitts MK. (2002) Can pre-
    colposcopy sessions reduce anxiety at the time of colposcopy? A prospective randomised
    study. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 22 (4) 415-420.
Hurley M, Pitts MK, Grierson J. (2002) Effect of patient centredness and positive approach.
    Partnership of patient and doctor may provide key to patient satisfaction. British Medical
    Journal. Mar 2;324(7336):543. (letter)
Pitts MK, Cannon S and Singh G. (2001) Self-treatment among a sample of first time attenders at a
     genitourinary medical clinic. Sexually Transmitted Infections 77 462.




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Bradley E, Pitts MK, Calvert E and Redman C. (2001) Illness identity and the Self-Regulatory
    Model in Recovery from Early Stage Gynaecological Cancer. Journal of Health Psychology
    6(5) 511-521.
Pitts MK and Rahman Q. (2001) Which behaviours constitute having “had sex” in the UK?
     Archives of Sexual Behavior 30(2) 169-176.
Pitts MK, Cannon S, Johnson I, Singh G, Clarke T and Rahman Q. (2001) Can we predict who will
     return to a genitourinary clinic? International Journal of STD and AIDS, 12, 313-315.
Bradley E, Pitts MK, Redman C, Calvert E, Howells R and Wafai C. (2000) What are the factors
    associated with the follow-up preferences of women in long-term remission from
    gynaecological cancer? Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 20(4), 408-411.
Pitts MK, Woolliscroft J, Cannon S, Johnson I and Singh G. (2000) Factors influencing delay in
     treatment seeking by first time attenders at a genitourinary clinic. International Journal of STD
     and AIDS. 11(1613),1-4.
McGowan L, Pitts MK and Clark Carter, DC. (1999) Chronic Pelvic Pain: A General Practitioner‟s
   Perspective Psychology, Health and Medicine, 4(3), 303-317.
Bradley E, Pitts MK, Redman CWE and Calvert E. (1999) The experience of long-term follow-up
    for women who have suffered early stage gynecological cancer: a qualitative interview study.
    International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 9(6) 491-496.
Howells REJ, Bradley E, Pitts MK, Calvert E and Redman CWE. (1999) Audit of the views of
   gynaecological cancer patients regarding follow-up. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
   19(2) 167-168.
Pitts MK, McMaster JM, Mangwiro O and Woolliscroft J. (1999) Why Do People Delay Obtaining
     Treatment For An STD? Perspectives from a Developing Country, Psychology, Health and
     Medicine, 4(1), 74-85.
McGowan L, Clark Carter D, Pitts MK. (1998) Chronic Pelvic Pain: A meta-analysis. Psychology
   and Health, 13, 937-951.
White DG and Pitts MK. (1998) Educating young people about drugs: a systematic review.
   Addiction Oct 93(10), 1475-87.
McMaster JM, Pitts MK and Poyah G. (1997) The Menopausal Experiences of Women In A
   Developing Country Women and Health 26, 4, 1-14.
McMaster JM, Cormie K and Pitts MK. (1997) Menstrual and Premenstrual Experiences of Women
   in a Developing Country Health Care for Women International, 18, 533-541.
Pitts MK, Burtney E and Dobraszczyc U. (1996) "There is no shame in it any more". How
     providers of sexual health advice view young people's sexuality. Health Education Research:
     Theory and Practice. 11(1), 1-9.
Pitts MK, McMaster J, Hartmann T and Mausezahl D. (1996) Lay Beliefs about Diarrhoeal
     Diseases: Their Role in Health Education in a Developing Country Social Science and
     Medicine, 43(8), 1223-1228.
Pitts MK, Bowman M and McMaster J. (1995) Reactions to Repeated STD Infections:
     Psychosocial aspects and gender issues in Zimbabwe. Social Science and Medicine, 40(9),
     1299-1304.




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Evans PD and Pitts MK. (1994) Vulnerability to Respiratory Infection and the Four Day
   Desirability Dip: Comments on Stone, Porter and Neale British Journal of Medical Psychology
   67, 387-389.
McMaster J, Pitts MK and Wilson P. (1994) The Practice of Testicular Self Examination: A
   Comparative study of British and Zimbabwean Undergraduates Central African Journal of
   Medicine. 40(6), 154-158.
Pitts MK, Magunje N and McMaster J. (1994) Students' knowledge of the use of herbs and other
     agents as a preparation for sexual intercourse Health Care for Women International 15, 91-99.
Pitts MK and Jackson H. (1993) No joking matter: Formal and informal sources of information
     about AIDS. AIDS Education and Prevention 5(3), 212-219.
Pitts MK and Jackson H. (1993) Press Coverage of AIDS in Zimbabwe: a five year review AIDS
     Care 5(2), 215-222.
Elliott E, Pitts MK and McMaster J. (1992) Nurses' views of parasuicide in a developing country.
     International Journal of Social Psychiatry 38(4) 273-279.
Runganga A, Pitts MK, and McMaster J. (1992) The Use of Herbal and Other Agents to Enhance
   Sexual Experience Social Science & Medicine 35(8), 1037-1042.
Jackson H and Pitts MK. (1991) Company Policy in AIDS in Zimbabwe Journal of Social
    Development in Africa 6(2) 53-70.
Pitts MK, McMaster J and Wilson P. (1991) An investigation of preconditions necessary for the
     introduction of a campaign to promote breast self examination amongst Zimbabwean women.
     Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology 1(1) 33-42.
Pitts MK, Humphrey M and Wilson P. (1991) Assessments of Personal and General Risks of HIV
     and AIDS in Harare, Zimbabwe. Health Education Research 6(3) 307-311.
Hadlow J and Pitts MK. (1991) The understanding of common health terms by doctors, nurses and
   patients. Social Science and Medicine 32(2) 193-196.
Craig D and Pitts MK. (1990) The Dynamics of Dominance in Tutorial Discussions. Linguistics,
    28. 125-138.
Pitts MK, Jackson H and Wilson P. (1990) Attitudes, knowledge, experience and behaviour related
     to HIV and AIDS among Zimbabwean social workers. AIDS Care, 2(1), 53-61.
Pitts MK and Jackson H. (1989) AIDS and The Press: an analysis of the coverage of AIDS by
     Zimbabwe newspapers. AIDS Care 1(1) 77-85.
White DG, Clifford B, Phillips KC, Pitts MK, Davies MM and Elliott J. (1989) AIDS and intimate
   relationships: adolescents knowledge and attitudes. Current Psychological Research and
   Reviews, 8, 130-143.
Boyle ME, Pitts MK, Phillips KC, White DG, Clifford B and Woollett EA. (1989) Exploring young
   peoples' attitudes to and knowledge of AIDS: the value of focused group discussions. Health
   Education Journal, 48(1), 21-23.
Pitts MK, Wilson D, Phillips KC, White DG and Shorrocks Y. (1989) A survey of knowledge,
     attitudes and risk estimates concerning HIV and AIDS in a Zimbabwean student sample.
     Health Education Research, 4(3), 285-295.
Pitts MK and Healey SM. (1989) Factors influencing Inferences about Pain in Three Differing
     Health Professions. Physiotherapy Practice, 5, 65-68.



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White, DG Phillips KC, Pitts MK, Clifford BR, Elliott J and Davies MM. (1988) Adolescents'
   perceptions of AIDS. Health Education Journal, 47, 117-119.
Evans PD, Pitts MK and Smith KV. (1988) Minor events and minor infections. Journal of
   Psychosomatic Research, 32, 53-59.
Govier E and Pitts MK. (1982) The Contextual Disambiguation of a Polysemous Word in an
   Unattended Message. British Journal of Psychology, 73, 537-45.
Smith MK, Pollio HR and Pitts MK. (1981) Metaphor as Intellectual History – conceptual
    categories underlying figurative usage in American English 1675-1975. Linguistics, 19, 911-
    935.
Pitts MK, Pollio HR and Smith MK. (1981) An Evaluation of Three Different Theories of
     Metaphor Production. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 11, 347-367.
Technical reports from commissioned research
Carman, M., Grierson, J., Hurley, M., Pitts, M., & Power, J. (2009). HIV Populations in Australia:
   Implications for access to services and delivery (ARCSHS Monograph No. 71). Melbourne,
   Australia: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Grierson, J., Power, J., Pitts, M., Croy, S., Clement, T., Thorpe, R., & McDonald, K. (2009). HIV
    Futures 6: Making Positive Lives Count (ARCSHS Monograph No. 74). Melbourne, Australia:
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Latrobe University.
Smith, A., Agius, P., Mitchell, A., Barrett, C., & Pitts, M. (2009). Secondary Schools and Sexual
    Health: Results of the 4th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students – HIV/AIDS and
    Sexual Health (ARCSHS Monograph No. 70). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Research
    Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Smith, A., Grierson, J., von Doussa, H., Pitts, M., & Clement, T. (2009). Mapping Gay
    Communities: Mapping of Victorian gay communities and investigation of opportunities for
    novel HIV/STI health interventions (ARCSHS Monograph No. 73). Melbourne, Australia:
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Corboz, J., Dowsett, G., Mitchell, A., Couch, M., Agius, P., & Pitts, M. (2008). Feeling Queer and
    Blue: A Review of the Literature on Depression and Related Issues among Gay, Lesbian,
    Bisexual and Other Homosexually Active People. Report prepared for beyondblue: The
    National Depression Initiative. Melbourne: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and
    Society, La Trobe University.
Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., Pitts, M., Hughes, A., Saxton, P., Smith, J., Smythe, E., & Thomas, M.
    (2008). HIV Futures New Zealand 2 [Mate āraikore a muri ake nei (Tuarua)] (ARCSHS
    Monograph No. 66). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and
    Society, Latrobe University.
Leonard, W., Dowsett, G., Slavin, S., Mitchell, A., & Pitts, M. (2008). Crystal Clear: The social
   determinants of gay men‟s use of crystal methamphetamine in Victoria (ARCSHS Monograph
   No. 67). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La
   Trobe University.
Couch, M., Pitts, M., Mulcare, H., Croy, S., Mitchell, A., & Patel, S. (2007). TranzNation: A report
   on the health and wellbeing of transgender people in Australia and New Zealand (ARCSHS
   Monograph No. 65). Melbourne: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La
   Trobe University.




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Couch, M., Dowsett, G., Dutertre, S., Keys, D., & Pitts, M. (2006). Looking for more: A review of
   social and contextual factors affecting young people's sexual health (ARCSHS Monograph
   based on Report to the World Health Organization) (ARCSHS Monograph No. 61).
   Melbourne: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., & Pitts, M. (2006). HIV Futures 5: Life as we know it (ARCSHS
    Monograph No. 60). Melbourne: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La
    Trobe University.
Pitts, M., Couch, M., McNally, S., & Grierson, J. (2006). The dynamics and contexts of male-to-
     male sex in Indonesia and Thailand. (ARCSHS Monograph No. 62). Melbourne.: Australian
     Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Pitts, M., Smith, A., Mitchell, A., & Patel, S. (2006). Private Lives: A report on the health and
     wellbeing of GLBTI Australians (ARCSHS Monograph No. 57). Melbourne: Australian
     Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Slavin, S., & Pitts, M. (2005). The contemporary context of HIV infection in Victoria, Australia.
    Melbourne, Australia: ARCSHS, La Trobe University.
Temple-Smith, M., Adams, K., Pitts, M., Bradford, D., Willis, J., Anderson, I., & Saunders, M.
   (2005). Evaluation of the National Donovanosis Eradication Project (2001-2004). Australian
   Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Temple-Smith, M., Pitts, M., Hanley, F., Saunders, M., Jones, J., Donovan, B., Willis, J., Adams,
   K., & Smith, A. M. A. (2005). Review of STI/BBV Management and Prevention in the
   Northern Territory.
Watson, J., Temple-Smith, M., Jenkinson, K., Smith, A., & Pitts, M. (2005). An intervention to
   improve the management of Chlamydia by GPs. Melbourne: Australian Research Centre in
   Sex, Health & Society.
Pitts MK, Dowsett GW, Couch M, Keys D and Dutertre S. (2003) Looking for more: A Review of
     social and contextual factors affecting young people's sexual health. Report to World Health
     Organisation, Geneva.
Pitts MK and Hanley F. (2002) “I guess I‟m naïve and don‟t think it can happen to me”: Bringing
     infertility prevention into focus for young people. Report to Bertarelli Foundation, Geneva.
Pitts MK, Couch M and Dowsett G. (2002) Searching for Sex: A systematic literature review of
     international research related to sexuality and sexual behaviour. Report to World Health
     Organisation, Geneva.
Johnson, K, Strong R, Hillier L and Pitts MK. (2002) Screened Out! Women with disabilities and
    cervical screening. Report to PapScreen, Cancer Council of Victoria.
Horsley P, McNair R and Pitts MK. (2001) Development of Research Papers for the Women‟s
    Health and Well-being Strategy, Victoria.
Pitts MK, Woolliscroft J, Cannon S and Johnson I. (1998) Triggers and Barriers to First Time
     Attendance at a G.U. Clinic, North Staffordshire Health Authority.
Pitts MK and Thompson D. (1996) Focus Group Discussions with People with Diabetes - Technical
     Report to F.H.S.A. North Staffordshire.
White DW and Pitts MK. (1995) A Review of the Effectiveness of Interventions Directed at Young
   People‟s Substance Use. Report to NHS Centre for Research and Reviews, University of York.




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Pitts MK, Dobrascyzyc U and Burtney E. (1994) Teenage Sexual Health Locality Survey.
     Technical Report to S. E. Staffordshire Health Authority.
Pitts MK. (1990) An evaluation of the acquisition of knowledge of HIV and AIDS among
     Zimbabwean social workers. Report to AIDS Counselling Trust, Zimbabwe.
Editorial
Pitts, MK., & Smith, A. (2008). Understanding Oral Sex. Sexual Health, 5.
Conference Publication
Couch M and Pitts MK. 2005 „Religious affiliation and non-heterosexual men and women in
   Australia: A report from the Private Lives Survey‟, TASA 2006 Conference Proceedings,
   University of Western Australia & Murdoch University.
Couch, M., Pitts, MK., Mulcare, H., Croy, S. & Mitchell, A. 2007 „Transgenders, health services
   and desire for recognition‟, in Curtis, B., Matthewman, S. & McIntosh, T. (eds) Public
   Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons, TASA/SAANZ 2007 Joint Conference
   Proceedings, Department of Sociology, The University of Auckland (ISBN: 978-2-86869-114-
   5).
Journal Commentary
Pitts MK (commentary) of Opacich KJ. (2004) Reconstructing occupation after HIV infection:
     Lessons from women‟s experiences. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 11
     (11), 516-524.
Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society Monographs
Smith, A., Grierson, J., von Doussa, H., Pitts, M., & Clement, T. (2009). Mapping Gay
    Communities: Mapping of Victorian gay communities and investigation of opportunities for
    novel HIV/STI health interventions (ARCSHS Monograph No. 73). Melbourne, Australia:
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Carman, M., Grierson, J., Hurley, M., Pitts, M., & Power, J. (2009). HIV Populations in Australia:
   Implications for access to services and delivery (ARCSHS Monograph No. 71). Melbourne,
   Australia: Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Smith, A., Agius, P., Mitchell, A., Barrett, C., & Pitts, M. (2009). Secondary Schools and Sexual
    Health: Results of the 4th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students – HIV/AIDS and
    Sexual Health (ARCSHS Monograph No. 70). Melbourne, Australia: Australian Research
    Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University.
Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., Pitts, MK., Hughes, A., Saxton, P., Smith, J., et al. (2008). HIV Futures
    New Zealand 2 [Mate āraikore a muri ake nei (Tuarua)]. Melbourne, Australia: Australian
    Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, Latrobe University.
Leonard, W., Dowsett, G., Slavin, S., Mitchell, A., & Pitts, MK. (2008). Crystal Clear: The social
   determinants of gay men‟s use of crystal methamphetamine in Victoria. Melbourne: La Trobe
   University.
Pitts MK, Couch M, McNally S, Grierson J. (2006). The dynamics and contexts of male-to-male sex
     in Indonesia and Thailand. Melbourne, La Trobe University, Australian Research Centre in
     Sex, Health and Society, monograph series no. 62, 34pp.




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Couch M, Dowsett GW, Duterte S, Keys D and Pitts MK (2006). Looking for More: A review of
   social and contextual factors affecting young people’s sexual health, Melbourne, La Trobe
   University, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, monograph series no. 61,
   174pp
Dyson S, Mitchell A, Smith A, Dowsett G, Hillier L and Pitts MK. 2003. Don’t ask don’t tell.
   Hidden in the crowd: the need for documenting links between sexuality and suicidal
   behaviours among young people. Melbourne, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health &
   Society, 52pp.
Smith A, Agius P, Dyson S, Mitchell M and Pitts MK. 2003. Secondary Students and Sexual
    Health 2002. Melbourne, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, 168pp.
Watson J, Temple-Smith M, Jenkinson K, Smith A, Pitts MK. 2005. An intervention to improve the
   management of Chlamydia by GPs. Melbourne, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health &
   Society, 122pp.
Grierson JW, Thorpe R and Pitts MK. (2006) HIV Futures Five: Life as we know it. Monograph
    Series No. 60.
McNally S, Temple-Smith M and Pitts MK. (2004) Making Decisions about Hepatitis C Treatment.
   Monograph Series No. 49.
Dyson S, Mitchell A, Smith A, Dowsett G, Pitts MK, Hillier L. (2003) Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,
   Hidden in the Crowd: The Need for Documenting Links Between Sexuality and Suicidal
   Behaviours Among Young People. Report of the Same-Sex Attracted Youth Suicide Data
   Collection Project Monograph Series No. 45.
Grierson J, Misson S, McDonald K Pitts MK, and O‟Brien M. (2002) HIV Futures 3: Positive
    Australians on Services, Health and Well Being. Monograph Series Number 37.
Grierson J, Pitts MK, Whyte M, Misson S, Hughes T, Saxton P and Thomas M. (2002) HIV
    Futures New Zealand (Mate Āraikore A Muri Ake Nei): It’s your story, Monograph Series No.
    32.


Conference presentations
Grierson, J., Smith, A. M. A., Pitts, M. K., Solomon, V., Lindegger, G., & Durrheim, K. (2009).
       Social network characteristics and their relationship to peer education among young South
       Africans. +Conference Paper (National Conference)to South African AIDS conference.
       Durban, South Africa, 31 March-3 April 2009.
Grierson, J., Smith, A. M. A., Pitts, M. K., Solomon, V., Lindegger, G., & Durrheim, K. (2009).
       Social Networks, Health Seeking Behaviour and HIV testing among South African
       University Students. to AIDS Impact conference. Gaborone, Botswana, 22-25 September
       2009.
Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., Pitts, M., Hughes, T., Saxton, P., Smith, J., Smythe, E., & Thomas, M.
       (2009, 19-21 February 2009). HIV Futures NZ2: Comparison of data collected in 2001 and
       2007. Paper presented at the HIV clinical update meeting, Auckland, New Zealand, New
       Zealand.
Pitts, M. (2009). Knowledge Attitudes and Beliefs regarding HPV vaccination and screening.
        +Conference Paper (National Conference)to Preventing Cervical Cancer 2009: Integrating
        screening and vaccination (PCC2009). Sofitel, Melbourne 18-20 March 2009.



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Pitts, M. (2009, 29 August 2009). Sexual health issues and teenagers: What's changed and what
        hasn't? Paper presented at the Melbourne Women's and Children's Health Update,
        Melbourne, Melbourne
Pitts, M. (2009, 30 October 2009 ). Sexual practices, knowledge, attitudes and beliefs and their
        impact on HPV vaccination and screening. Paper presented at the HPV Forum, Brisbane,
        Queensland.
Pitts, M. K. (2009). Chlamydia - what do young people know and do? +Conference Paper (National
        Conference)to Victorian Planning and Priority Setting Forum on Chlamydia. Australian
        Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society; La Trobe University 1 June 2009.
Pitts, M. K. (2009, August 2009). Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion. Developing a review
        of the evidence: Not as straight forward as it may seem. Paper presented at the Department
        of Human Services, Melbourne, Australia.
Pitts, M. K. (2009, 12 March 2009). Sexual and Sexuality in Contemporary Australia. Paper
        presented at the Parliamentary Liaison Group, Parliament House, Canberra, Australia.
Pitts, M. K. (2009, 17 July 2009). Sexual practices, knowledge, attitudes and beliefs and their
        impact on HPV vaccination and screening. Paper presented at the HPV Vaccine Forum,
        Garvan Institute, Sydney, Australia.
Pitts, M. K. (2009). Speaking to schools and parents about HPV vaccines. +Conference Paper
        (National Conference)to Cervical Cancer Not Yet Beaten. Melbourne, Australia, July 2009.
Pitts, M. K. (2009). What do young Australians know about sexual health? +Conference Paper
        (National Conference)to ASHM Conference. Brisbane, Australia, 10 September 2009.
Pitts, M. K. (2009). Who wants it? Men, HPV and Anal Cancer Screening. to Australasian Sexual
        Health Conference. Brisbane, Australia, 9 September 2009.
Wallace, J., Pitts, M. K., & McNally, S. (2009). Opening a can of worms: Service providers and
      policy makers view needle and syringe programme legislation in Australia. to International
      Harm Reduction Association 20th International Conference. Bangkok, Thailand, April
      2009.


Pitts, MK. (2008). Getting an ARC Grant: Knowing How. Paper presented at the UNSW Discovery
     Project information session. 5 November 2008.
Ferris, J., Pitts, M., Smith, A., Richters, J., Shelley, J., & Simpson, J. (2008). Australian men and
    chronic pelvic pain: Comparative results of the National Institute of Health Chronic Prostatitis
    Symptoms Index (NIH-CPSI) and the CPP scale using data from the Australian Longitudinal
    Study of Health and Relationships [Poster]. Presented to Australasian Sexual Health
    Conference. Perth Convention Centre. Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 15-17 September
    2008.
Garland, S., & Pitts, M. (2008). Project overview - public awareness and psychological aspects of
    HPV vaccination. Presented to AOGIN 2008 Seoul; The 3rd Biennial Conference of Asia
    Oceanic Research organization on Genital Infections and Neoplasia. Sheraton Grande
    Walkerhill Hotel, Seoul, Korea, 29-31 May 2008.
Grierson, J., McNally, S., Couch, M., & Pitts, M. (2008). Contextualising Male-To-Male-Sex in
    Indonesia and Thailand Presented to XVII International AIDS Conference. Mexico City, 3-8
    August 2008.



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Grierson, J., Pitts, M., McNally, S., & Couch, M. (2008). Male to Male Sex and HIV in the
    Asia/Pacific Region: Politics, Polemics and Pragmatics. Presented to 3rd International
    Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Prato, Italy, 22-25 July 2008.
Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., Pitts, M., Hughes, T., Saxton, P., Smith, J., et al. (2008). Being HIV
    Positive in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A Two study comparison 2001-2007. Presented to ASHM
    Conference. Perth, Australia, 17-20 September 2008.
Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., Pitts, M., Hughes, T., Saxton, P., Smith, J., et al. (2008). Living with HIV
    in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A two study comparison 2001-2007. Presented to XVII
    International AIDS Conference. Mexico City, 3-8 August 2008.
Imrie, J., Prestage, G., & Pitts, M. (2008). The feasibility of a national gay men‟s internet-based
    cohort and prospective behavioural surveillance platform in Australia – What are the issues?
    Presented to 20th Annual ASHM Conference 2008. Perth, Australia. 17–20 Sept 2008
Pitts, M. (2008). The Australian Experience Integrating Cervical Cancer Prevention Programs
     (Invited paper). Presented to AOGIN 2008 Seoul; The 3rd Biennial Conference of Asia
     Oceanic Research organization on Genital Infections and Neoplasia. Sheraton Grande
     Walkerhill Hotel, Seoul, Korea, 29-31 May 2008.
Pitts, M. (2008). Community Perceptions of HPV. Presented to HPV Vaccine Forum: Cervical
     Cancer Not Yet Beaten. BIO 21 Molecular Science & Biotechnology Institute, 30 Flemington
     Rd, Parkville, 22 August 2008.
Pitts, M. (2008). Getting an ARC Grant: Knowing How. Presented to UNSW Discovery Project
     information session. University of New South Wales, 5 November 2008.
Pitts, M. (2008). Growing old disgracefully with HIV (Invited paper). Presented to ASHM
     Conference. Perth Convention Centre. Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 17-20 September
     2008.
Pitts, M. (2008). The Role of Social Research in Australia's HIV response. Presented to Study Visit
     to Australia by H.E. Mr Truong Vinh Trong Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam to review
     Australia‟s response to HIV and drug use. Melbourne, 6 May 2008.
Pitts, M. (2008). TranZnation: A report on the health and wellbeing of transgender people in
     Australia and New Zealand; presentation. Presented to Ministerial Advisory Committee on
     Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Health and Wellbeing meeting. Department
     of Human Services, Melbourne, 6 February 2007.
Pitts, M. (2008). The Value of Longitudinal Cohort Studies. Presented to Andrology Australia
     Longitudinal Study Stakeholder forum. Government House, Melbourne, 10 June 2008.
Pitts, M., Couch, M., Croy, S., Mulcare, H., & Mitchell, A. (2008). Health and wellbeing of
     transgender people in Australia and New Zealand. Presented to XVII International AIDS
     Conference. Mexico City, 3-8 August 2008.
Pitts, M., & Grierson, J. (2008). Constructing and Evolving Communities: Responding to
     HIV/AIDS Research Needs in the Third Decade. Presented to 3rd International Conference on
     Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Prato, Italy 22-25 July 2008.
Pitts, M., & Kaldor, J. (2008). Sexual Health Promotion (Invited paper). Presented to Aboriginal
     Health Worker Forum on Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Health Promotion. Gold Coast,
     Queensland., 2 March 2008.




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Prestage, G., Zablotska, I., Imrie, J., Pitts, M., & Grulich, A. (2008). Trends in drug use among gay
    men in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney Presented to Australian Federation of AIDS
    Organisations National Forum on HIV Diagnoses Among Gay Men/Men Who Have Sex With
    Men. Sydney.
Prestage, G., Zablotska, I., Imrie, J., Pitts, M., & Grulich, A. (2008). Trends in HIV prevalence
    among gay men in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney Presented to Australian Federation of
    AIDS Organisations National Forum on HIV Diagnoses Among Gay Men/Men Who Have Sex
    With Men. Sydney.
Richters, J., Ferris, J., Pitts, M., Shelley, J., Simpson, J., Ryall, R., et al. (2008). Who‟s cheating? -
    Agreements about sexual exclusivity and subsequent concurrent partnering in Australian
    couples: The Australian Longitudinal Study of Health and Relationships [Poster]. Presented to
    Australasian Sexual Health Conference. Perth Convention Centre. Perth, Western Australia,
    Australia, 15-17 September 2008.
Shelley, J., Ferris, J., Smith, A., Pitts, M., Richters, J., & Simpson, J. (2008). Changes in lifetime
    probability of abortion for Australian women Results from the Australian Longitudinal Study
    of Health and Relationships [Poster]. Presented to Australasian Sexual Health Conference.
    Perth Convention Centre. Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 15-17 September 2008.
Smith, A. M., Pitts, M., Richters, J., Shelley, J., Simpson, J., Ferris, J. A., et al. (2008).
    Circumcision in Australia: further evidence on its effects on sexual health and wellbeing
    Australian Longitudinal Study of Health and Relationships. Presented to Australasian Sexual
    Health Conference. Perth Convention Centre. Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 15-17
    September 2008.
Smith, A. M., Pitts, M., Richters, J., Shelley, J., Simpson, J., Ferris, J. A., et al. (2008). Who's
    cheating? Agreements about sexual exclusivity and subsequent concurrent partnering in
    Australian couples: The Australian Longitudinal Study of Health and Relationships. Presented
    to Australasian Sexual Health Conference. Perth Convention Centre. Perth, Western Australia,
    Australia, 15-17 September 2008.
Wallace, J., McNally, S., & Pitts, M. (2008). “It might open up a can of worms”: How service
   providers and policy makers view needle and syringe program legislation in Australia.
   Presented to 10th UK International Hepatitis C Conference. Derby, UK, June 2008.
Couch, M., Grierson, J., Swaminathan, S., Thorpe, R., Pitts, M., & Abraham, K. (2007). Living
   with HIV in a Tamil Nadu district: Indian-Australian capacity sharing in community research.
   Presented to 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP). Colombo,
   Sri Lanka, 19-23 August 2007.
Couch, M., & Pitts, M. (2007, 19-21 November 2007). Living with HIV in a Tamil Nadu district: A
   report from the HIV Futures Tamil Nadu Project. Paper presented at the The 8th Conference of
   the Asia Pacific Sociological Association. Asia Pacific Region: Societies in Transformation,
   Penang, Malaysia.
Couch, M., & Pitts, M. (2007, 19-21 November 2007). Social transformations and the dynamics
   and contexts of male-to-male-sex in Indonesia and Thailand. Paper presented at the The 8th
   Conference of the Asia Pacific Sociological Association. Asia Pacific Region: Societies in
   Transformation, Penang, Malaysia.
Couch, M., Pitts, M., Mulcare, H., Croy, S., & Mitchell, A. (2007). Transgenders, health services
   and desire for recognition. Paper presented at the Public Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-
   Tasman Comparisons, TASA/SAANZ 2007 Joint Conference Proceedings.



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Grierson, J., & Pitts, M. (2007). Making it Messy: Working from Multiple Perspectives in HIV and
    Sexuality Social Science. Presented to 2nd International Conference On Interdisciplinary
    Social Sciences. University of Granada, Spain, 10-13 July 2007.
Grierson, J., Smith, A., Pitts, M., & Pattison, P. (2007). Protected and unprotected anal intercourse
    among homosexually active men in Melbourne: personal, social and contextual predictors.
    Presented to 8th International AIDS Impact Conference. Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.
Grierson, J., Thorpe, R., & Pitts, M. (2007). Trends in antiretroviral uptake, experience and
    interruption in Australia 1997-2005. Presented to 8th International AIDS Impact Conference.
    Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.
McNally, S., Grierson, J., Couch, M., & Pitts, M. (2007). The Dynamics and Contexts of Male-to-
   Male Sex in Indonesia and Thailand. Presented to 8th International AIDS Impact Conference.
   Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.
McNally, S., Grierson, J., Couch, M., & Pitts, M. (2007). Same-sex-seeking cultures and patterns of
   sex between men in Indonesia and Thailand. Presented to 8th International Congress on AIDS
   in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP). Colombo, Sri Lanka., 19-23 August 2007
Pitts, M. (2007). Androgen Replacement Therapy in Men – Uses, Misuse and Abuse. Presented to
     World Association for Sexual Health conference 1st World Congress for Sexual Health
     Achieving Health, Pleasure, Respect. Sydney, Australia, 16 April 2007.
Pitts, M. (2007). Androgen Replacement Therapy in Men – Uses, Misuse and Abuse. Presented to
     Andrology Symposium. Adelaide, Australia, 25-26 May 2007.
Pitts, M. (2007). Don‟t Call Us, We‟ll Call You: Getting research outcomes into policy and
     practice. Presented to Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing OHS Research Round
     Table on Hearing Loss Prevention. Mercure Hotel, Mercure Sydney Airport, 20 Levy Street,
     Arncliffe, 10 December 2007.
Pitts, M. (2007). How do we talk and educate the lay public about HPV and a vaccine? Presented to
     AOGIN (Asia Oceania Research Organisation on Genital Infections & Neoplasia) Annual
     Conference 2007: Is this the end to cervical cancer? The impact of vaccination & HPV DNA
     testing. Royal Women‟s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia., 23 June 2007.
Pitts, M. (2007). What makes a successful research team? Presented to Research and Graduate
     Studies Office seminar. Melbourne, Australia, 15 March 2007.
Pitts, M., & Couch, M. (2007, 19-21 November 2007). Health, wellbeing, and access to health
     services among transgendered people: A report from the TranZnation Survey. Paper presented
     at the The 8th Conference of the Asia Pacific Sociological Association. Asia Pacific Region:
     Societies in Transformation, Penang, Malaysia.
Pitts, M., Couch, M., Mulcare, H., & Mitchell, A. (2007). Health and well-being of non-
     heterosexual men and women in Australia: A report from the Private Lives Survey. Presented
     to 8th International AIDS Impact Conference. Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.
Pitts, M., Couch, M., Mulcare, H., & Mitchell, A. (2007). Self-reported health of non-heterosexual
     men and women in Australia: A report from the Private Lives Survey. Presented to 8th
     International AIDS Impact Conference. Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.
Pitts, M., Dyson, S., Mullins, R., & Broun, K. (2007). What do women need to know about HPV as
     a „test for cure‟ following cervical dysplasia? Presented to EUROGIN 2007: First Patient
     Education Conference – Sharing Experience and Action. Monte-Carlo, Monaco., 4 October
     2007.



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Pitts, M., Grierson, J., & Thorpe, R. (2007). Living and working with HIV: Results from HIV
     Futures Surveys 1997-2005. Presented to 8th International AIDS Impact Conference.
     Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.
Pitts, M., Grierson, J., & Thorpe, R. (2007). Living and working with HIV: Results from HIV
     Futures Surveys, 1997-2005. Presented to 8th International AIDS Impact Conference.
     Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.
Thorpe, R., Grierson, J., & Pitts, M. (2007). Gender differences in HIV service use in a national
    sample of HIV positive Australians. Presented to 8th International AIDS Impact Conference.
    Marseille, France, 1-4 July 2007.


Couch M. and Pitts MK. „Religious affiliation and non-heterosexual men and women in Australia:
   A report from the Private Lives Survey‟, Presentation to The Australian Sociological
   Association 2006 Conference, University of Western Australia & Murdoch University, 4-7
   December 2006.
Pitts MK. Couch M and Mulcare H. „Self-reported health and non-heterosexual men and women in
     Australia: A report from the Private Lives Survey‟, Presentation to The Australian Sociological
     Association 2006 Conference, University of Western Australia & Murdoch University, 4-7
     December 2006.
Pitts MK. Overview of ARCSHS presented to Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New
     Caledonia, November 2006
Pitts MK, Grierson J, Thorpe R. Living and working with HIV: Results from HIV Futures Surveys
     1997-2005. 18th Annual ASHM Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 11-14 October 2006.
Pitts MK. Poor safe sex practices in middle aged and older Australian men: Men in Australia
     Telephone Survey (MATeS). Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 9-
     11 October 2006.
Temple-Smith M, McNally S, Wallace J, Pitts MK, Smith AMA. Laws, regulations and guidelines
   relating to hepatitis C: a help or hindrance to public health? Public Health Association. Sydney,
   25-28th September 2006.
Pitts MK. Psychosocial Aspects of HPV. AOGIN 2nd Biennial Conference: “Breakthroughs &
     Issues in HPV Genital Infections & Neoplasia.” Mactan, Cebu, Philippines, 8 September 2006
Pitts MK. HPV: What Have Men Got to do With it? AOGIN 2nd Biennial Conference:
     “Breakthroughs & Issues in HPV Genital Infections & Neoplasia.” Mactan, Cebu, Philippines,
     8 September 2006
Pitts MK. Women‟s Health Issues: Adolescence, Sexuality and STI infections. AOGIN 2nd
     Biennial Conference: “Breakthroughs & Issues in HPV Genital Infections & Neoplasia.”
     Mactan, Cebu, Philippines, 8 September 2006
Pitts MK, Dyson S, Garland S, Rosenthal D. What do women know about HPV? EUROGIN
     conference. Paris, April 2006.
Pitts MK. So what went right? The success (and failures) of HIV prevention and treatment in
     Australia. Public Health Association of Australia Conference Perth, 26 September 2005.
     Invited speaker.
Pitts MK. Psychosocial aspects of HPV/DNA testing. AOGIN conference, Sabah, 19 July 2005,
     invited speaker.



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Pitts MK. MATES: Sexuality and fertility in middle-aged and older Australian men. British
     Psychological Society Conference, Coventry, UK. 7 Sept 2005.
Pitts MK. MATES: Sexuality and fertility in middle-aged and older Australian men. La Trobe
     University, 17 August 2005.
Pitts MK. MATES: Sexuality and fertility in middle-aged and older Australian men. Sexual Health
     Conference. Tasmania, August 2005.
Pitts MK, Grierson J, Thorpe R, O‟Brien M, Saunders M (2005) Co-infection with HIV and
     hepatitis C. 7th International AIDS Impact Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, April 4-7
     2005.
Pitts MK, Grierson J, Thorpe R, Saunders M. (2005) Growing older with HIV. 7th International
     AIDS Impact Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 19(7): 460-5.
Pitts MK, Grierson J, Thorpe R, Misson S, Hurley M and Willis J. Growing Older with HIV. Oral
     presentation, MoOrD1092. XV International AIDS Conference, Bangkok, July 2004.
Pitts MK, Grierson J, Hurley M, Willis J, Thorpe R and Misson S. Discrimination – experiences
     and consequences from a PLWHA perspective. Poster presentation, XV International AIDS
     Conference, Bangkok, July 2004.
Grierson J, Smith AMA, Wain D and Pitts MK. Gay men‟s social and sexual networks: Insights
    into processes of peer influence and social change. Poster presentation. XV International AIDS
    Conference, Bangkok, July 2004.
Willis J, Hurley M, Pitts MK and Grierson J. The impact of industry structure and social
    organisation on male sex worker work practice. Poster presentation. XV International AIDS
    Conference, Bangkok, July 2004.
Pitts MK, Grierson J, Smith AMA and Misson S. Social and health correlates of STI incidence in
     sexually active adults. 13th International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Asia
     Pacific Conference. Chang Mai, 6-9th July 2004.
Grierson J, Pitts MK, Whyte M., Hughes, T and Saxton P. Health promotion and health practice:
    HIV positive gay men‟s sexual practices in Australia and New Zealand. 13th International
    Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Asia Pacific Conference. Chang Mai, 6-9th
    July 2004
Pitts MK. Mate Āraikore A Muri Ake Nei: Experiences of Maori New Zealanders Living with HIV
     – presentation to New Zealand Ministry of Health, June 2004.
Pitts MK. Social research and the recent rises in HIV. Invited presentation to New Zealand Ministry
     of Health, June 2004
Pitts MK. HIV and the Role of Social Research. 18th World Congress on Health Promotion and
     Health Education. 26- 30th April, 2004
Pitts MK, Johnson K, Hiller L and Strong, R. Screened out! Cervical Screening and Women with
     Disabilities. 18th World Congress on Health Promotion and Health Education. 26- 30th April,
     2004
Pitts MK, Grierson J, and Smith AMA. How good was it for you? Correlates of satisfaction with
     last sexual encounter. 33rd Annual meeting Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
     (SASP) 15 – 18th April, 2004 Auckland, New Zealand.
Pitts MK. Keynote Presentation, Sex and sexuality in the land of Oz, British Psychological Society
     Health Psychology Conference, Stafford, UK, 3-5 September 2003.


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Pitts MK. Why are women anxious and what are they anxious about? Cervical Cancer Not Yet
     Beaten - And at What Cost, Women's & Children's Health, Melbourne, 19 July 2003.
Pitts MK. and Grierson J. Understanding the positive experience: Researching with People Living
     with HIV/AIDS. Making Sense of: Health, Illness and Disease, 2nd Global Conference, St
     Hilda's College Oxford, 14 - 17 July 2003.
Pitts MK Smith AMA, Grierson J, O'Brien M, Misson S. Who pays for sex and why? An analysis
     of social and motivational factors associated with clients of sex workers, AIDS Impact 2003,
     Milan, July 7 -10 2003.
Pitts MK Non-individual determinants and impact of programmes related to adolescent sexual risk
     factors: structural and community factors, Structured Discussions on the WHO Child &
     Adolescent Health and Development ASHR Reviews, World Health Organisation, Geneva, 29-
     30 January 2003.
Pitts MK. Understanding Men's Experience of Urethral Symptoms, Australasian Society for HIV
     Medicine Conference, October, Sydney, 2002.
Pitts MK. A Tale of Three Cities. Australasian Society for HIV Medicine 2002 Conference,
     October, Sydney, 2002.
Pitts MK. Smith AMA, Madden A and Fairley C. Factors associated with delay in treatment
     seeking by clients at a sexual health clinic. 12th IUSTI Asia Pacific Congress on STI,
     HIV/AIDS, Beijing, 24-27 October 2002.
Pitts MK. and Grierson J. Positive reciprocity: researching with HIV positive communities.
     Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference, Gold Coast, 2002.
MacPhail C, Campbell C and Pitts MK. Operationalizing the Dual Use of Traditional and Western
   Health Care for STIs and HIV. Poster presentation XIVth AIDS Congress, Barcelona, 2002.
Pitts MK, Smith AMA, Grierson JW, Mitchell AM, Misson S and Madden A. Logging on: The
     Relationship Between Internet Use and Adverse Sexual Outcomes. Poster presentation XIVth
     AIDS Congress, Barcelona, 2002.
Grierson JW, Misson S, Pitts MK, Hurley ME, O'Brien ML and Willis JM. Live to tell: disclosure,
    support and collective identification among PLWHA . Poster presentation XIVth AIDS
    Congress, Barcelona, 2002.
McDonald KM, Grierson JW, Hurley ME, Willis JM and Pitts MK. Gender differences in
   antiretroviral uptake and attitude in Australia. Oral presentation XIVth AIDS Congress,
   Barcelona, 2002.
Hurley ME, Grierson JW, Willis JM, McDonald KM and Pitts MK. HIV positive gay male sex
    requires new policy and education environments Oral presentation XIVth AIDS Congress,
    Barcelona, 2002.
O'Brien ML., Pitts MK and Grierson JW. Blood borne viruses and drug using risks for juvenile
    justice clients: An analysis of interventions and worker practices in Victoria, Australia.
    Knowledge and Commitment for Action . Oral presentation XIVth AIDS Congress, Barcelona,
    2002.
Pitts MK, Smith AMA, Madden A and Fairley C. Triggers and Barriers to Rapid Treatment
     Seeking by Clients at a Sexual Health Clinic. Australasian Sexual Health conference, Perth,
     June 2002.
Pitts MK. What can we learn from the numbers: Commentary on HIV in Victoria, AFAO, 30
     November 2001.


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Pitts MK. What can we learn from the numbers? HIV Subcommittee ANCAHRD, Victorian AIDS
     Council, 2001.
Pitts MK. What can we learn from the numbers: Commentary on HIV in Victoria, HIV update, 15
     October 2001.
Pitts MK. What can we learn from the numbers? Invited speaker Peter Meese Memorial Session,
     Australasian Society of HIV Medicine, Melbourne, October 2001.
Pitts MK. Human Communication Sciences, La Trobe University, 12 September 2001.
Pitts MK. What can we learn from the numbers? ANCAHRD HIV subcommittee, 26 July 2001.
Pitts MK. My life as a health psychologist, College of Health Psychologists, 21 July 2001.
Pitts MK. Cultural factors facilitating or inhibiting HIV transmission in Southern Africa,
     MacFarlane Burnett, 30 May, 10 July, 22 August 2001.
Pitts MK. The role of ARCSHS in HIV social research in Australia, AFAO/NAPWA Community
     summit, 14 May 2001.
Pitts MK. Don't forget the sunscreen: The role of evidence in sexuality research, La Trobe
     University graduation ceremony, 6 April 2001.
Pitts MK. ARCSHS role in public health research in Victoria, Venereology AGM, March 2001.
Pitts MK. Sexuality and Ageing, School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, 22 February 2001.
Pitts MK. Sexuality and Ageing: Ageing in the 21st Century Conference, La Trobe University,
     December 2000.
Pitts MK. Preparing women for colposcopy, 6th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine,
     Brisbane, 15-18 November 2000.
Pitts MK. The role of traditional healers in diagnosing and treating STIs (Poster presentation) 6th
     International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, Brisbane, 15-18 November 2000.
Pitts MK. Human Papillomavirus and risks of cervical cancer: What do women know? ARCSHS
     Seminar Series, 1 November 2000.
Pitts MK. The role of ARCSHS in Hepatitis research, Hepatitis C Conference, Coogee, November
     2000.
Pitts MK. The role of ARCSHS in HIV social research, Victorian AIDS Council AGM, October
     2000.
Pitts MK. Dry Sex, Sexuality, Gender Role and HIV Transmission at HIV/AIDS The First Epidemic of
     Globalisation. University of East Anglia, 5 June 2000.
Bradley E and Pitts MK. Factors predicting choice of follow up for women recovering from
    gynaecological cancer. European Health Psychology Conference, Florence, 1-3 October 1999.
Smith S, Pitts MK and Rahman Q, Sexual behaviour and risks of STDs in a student population.
    Division of Health Psychology. Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 1-3 September 1999.
Rahman Q and Pitts MK. What does it mean to „have sex‟ in the UK? Division of Health Psychology.
   Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 1-3 September 1999.
Bradley E and Pitts MK. Why is it so difficult for women to accept discharge following gynaecological
    cancer? Division of Health Psychology. Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 1-3 September
    1999.



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Austin C and Pitts MK, The psychosocial impact of breast cancer related lymphoedema: a focus group
    study. Division of Health Psychology. Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 1-3 September
    1999.
Woolliscroft JG, Pitts MK, Cannon S and Johnson I, The first time at a G.U. clinic: Delays and
   Triggers for Attendance. Division of Health Psychology, Annual Conference, University of Wales,
   Bangor, 1-3 July 1998.
Bickerton SM, Pitts MK and Symonds TL. Are GPs and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers
    communicating effectively? If not, why not ? Division of Health Psychology, Annual Conference,
    University of Wales, Bangor, 1-3 July 1998.
Rowe K, Pitts MK, Clark Carter D and Meins E. A comparison of assessment techniques for children‟s
   knowledge of the body. B.P.S. Health Psychology Special Group Conference, 1997.
Dyer R, Green R, Millward G and Pitts MK. What‟s the flaming issue? European Conference on
   Writers and Writing, Barcelona, 1996.
McGowan L, Clark Carter D and Pitts MK. A Meta Analysis of Chronic Pelvic Pain B.P.S. Health
   Psychology Special Group Conference, 1995.
McGowan L, Pitts MK and Clark Carter D. The Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain B.P.S.
   Psychology and Women Section Conference, Sheffield, 1994.
McGowan L, Pitts MK and Clark Carter D.Chronic Pelvic Pain: A General Practitioner's Perspective.
   B.P.S. Health Psychology Conference, 1993.
McMaster J, Magunje N and Pitts MK. Vendors views on herbal agents. Poster Presentation, B.P.S.
   Health Psychology Special Group Conference, 1993.
McMaster J, Bowman M and Pitts MK. Repeated Sexually Transmitted Diseases: An analysis of
   gender issues in Zimbabwe. B.P.S. Annual Conference, 1993.
Hadlow J and Pitts MK, Differences in Knowledge of Medical and Psychological Terms: Implications
   for Nurses Training. B.P.S. London Conference, 1991.
Pitts MK, Runganga A and McMaster J. Zimbabwean women's use of herbal agents during sexual
     intercourse. B.P.S. Health Psychology Conference, 1991.
Jackson H and Pitts MK. Company policy on AIDS in Zimbabwe. VII International Conference on
    AIDS, Florence, Italy, 1991.
Supervision
Supervised ten Ph.D. students to completion.
Supervised numerous M.Sc. Health Psychology dissertation students.
Committee Membership
NHMRC Panel Member – Public Health, 2005 and 2006.
HIV/AIDS STI Sub-Committee of Ministerial Advisory Committee on AIDS, Sexual Health and
   Hepatitis (National).
Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood-borne and Sexually Transmissible Infections (Victoria).
Management Group (Chair) and Project Steering Group for the Longitudinal Study on the
   Reproductive Health of Middle Aged and Ageing Men, Monash Institute of Reproduction and
   Development, Andrology Australia.



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Scientific Advisory Committee, National Centre for HIV Social Research, University of New South
    Wales.
Australian Research Council College of Experts, 2006 –
Appointed Chair of Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences within the Australian Research
   Council College of Experts, 2008 –
Assessor/reviewer for research grant applications
Australian Research Council
National Health and Medical Research Council
Medical Research Council (UK)
Journal Editorial Boards
Psychology & Sexuality
Sexual Health
Sexualities, Evolution and Gender




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