Dr Cito Maramba

Dr Cito Maramba

Research Assistant - Human Computer Interface and Design

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry


Research Assistant, Ehealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC)


BS Biology University of the Philippines Diliman 1988
Doctor of Medicine (MD) University of the Philippines 1993
MSc Health Information Science University of Warwick 2002

Research interests

  • Health Informatics
  • Ehealth and Elearning
  • Patient experience in Primary Care
  • Person centred coordinated care
  • Health Service Research
  • Computerised analysis of free text
  • Natural language processing

Key publications are highlighted

Burt J, Abel G, Elliott MN, Elmore N, Newbould J, Davey A, Llanwarne N, Maramba I, Paddison C & Campbell J 2018 'The Evaluation of Physicians’ Communication Skills From Multiple Perspectives' The Annals of Family Medicine 16, (4) 330-337 , DOI PEARL
Davey AF, Roberts MJ, Mounce L, Maramba I & Campbell JL 2016 'Test–retest stability of patient experience items derived from the national GP patient survey' SpringerPlus 5, (1) , DOI PEARL
Burt J, Abel G, Elmore N, Newbould J, Davey A, Llanwarne N, Maramba I, Paddison C, Benson J & Silverman J 2016 'Rating Communication in GP Consultations: The Association Between Ratings Made by Patients and Trained Clinical Raters' Medical Care Research and Review , DOI PEARL
Maramba ID, Davey A, Elliott MN, Roberts M, Roland M, Brown F, Burt J, Boiko O & Campbell J 2015 'Web-Based Textual Analysis of Free-Text Patient Experience Comments From a Survey in Primary Care' JMIR Medical Informatics 3, (2) e20-e20 , DOI PEARL
Roberts MJ, Campbell JL, Abel GA, Davey AF, Elmore NL, Maramba I, Carter M, Elliott MN, Roland MO & Burt JA 2014 'Understanding high and low patient experience scores in primary care: analysis of patients' survey data for general practices and individual doctors' BMJ 349, (nov11 3) g6034-g6034 , DOI PEARL
Osborne LA, Gareth Noble J, Maramba IDC, Jones KH, Middleton RM, Lyons RA, Ford DV & Reed P 2013 'Outcome measures for multiple sclerosis' Physical Therapy Reviews 19, (1) 24-38 , DOI
Osborne LA, Lockhart-Jones HM, Middleton RM, Thompson S, Maramba IDC, Jones KH, Ford DV & Noble JG 2013 'Identifying and Addressing the Barriers to the Use of an Internet-Register for Multiple Sclerosis' International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics 8, (1) 1-16 , DOI
Ford DV, Jones KH, Middleton RM, Lockhart-Jones H, Maramba ID, Noble GJ, Osborne LA & Lyons RA 2012 'The feasibility of collecting information from people with Multiple Sclerosis for the UK MS Register via a web portal: characterising a cohort of people with MS' BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 12, (1) , DOI PEARL
2012 'Sources of discovery, reasons for registration, and expectations of an internet-based register for multiple sclerosis: Visualisations and explorations of word uses and contexts' International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics 7, (3) 27-43 , DOI
de Looy A, Naumann E, Govers E, Jager MJ, Liddell J, Maramba IDC & Cuervo M 2010 'Thematic Network DIETS mapping dietetic education in Europe 2006–2009: comparisons to the European Academic and Practitioner Standards for Dietetics' Actividad Dietética 14, (3) 109-119 , DOI
Williamson GR, Maramba I, Jones RB & Morris J 2009 'Undergraduate Nurses’ and Midwives’ Participation and Satisfaction with Live Interactive Webcasts' The Open Nursing Journal 3, 1-9 Author Site PEARL
Williamson G, Maramba I, Jones R & Morris JM 2009 'Undergraduate nurses’ and midwives’ participation and satisfaction with live interactive webcasts' The Open Nursing Journal 3, 1-9 PEARL
Maj M 2009 'Need to protect and promote physical health in people with severe mental illness' REVISTA DE PSIQUIATRIA Y SALUD MENTAL 2, (1) 1-4 Author Site , DOI
Endacott R, Kamel Boulos MN, Manning BR & Maramba I 2009 'Geographic Information Systems for healthcare organizations: a primer for nursing professions' Comput Inform Nurs 27, 50-56
Jones RB, Maramba I, Boulos MNK & Alexander T 2009 'Use of Live Interactive Webcasting for an International Postgraduate Module in eHealth: Case Study Evaluation' Journal of Medical Internet Research 11, (4) e46-e46 , DOI
Kamel Boulos M, Maramba I & Wheeler S 2006 'Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education' BMC Medical Education 6, (41) Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Tolentino H, Marcelo A, Marcelo P & Maramba I 2005 'Linking Primary Care Information Systems and Public Health Information Networks: Lessons from the Philippines' CONNECTING MEDICAL INFORMATICS AND BIO-INFORMATICS 116, 955-960 Author Site
Herman T, Marcelo A, Marcelo P & Maramba I 2005 'Linking primary care information systems and public health vertical programs in the Philippines: an open-source experience' AMIA Annu Symp Proc 311-315 Author Site
Castro J, Wolf F, Karras B, Tolentino H, Marcelo A & Maramba I 2003 'Critically Appraised Topics (CAT) peer-to-peer network' AMIA Annu Symp Proc Author Site
Jones R, Kamel Boulos MN, Maramba I, Skirton H & Freeman J 2009 'Patient preferences for online person-person support' in Panteli N Virtual Social Networks: Mediated, Massive and Multiplayer sites' Basingstoke, Hampshire Palgrave Macmillan, 52-74
Jones R & Maramba I 2008 'Tailoring and Webcasting for Patient and Student Health Education' in Lipshitz AR; Parsons SP E-Learning: 21st Century Issues and Challenges Nova Science Publishers, Inc 225-234