Miss Chiara Gasteiger

MHealthPsych(Hons), BA/BHSc

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Research | Current

Ph.D. Thesis Topic

Understanding the role of social and psychological factors involved in patient acceptance of biosimilar therapeutics.

Supervised by Professors Keith Petrie, Nicola Dalbeth, and Urte Scholz.

Research Interests

  • Patient-practitioner communication (dyadic and triadic)
  • Biopharmaceuticals and biosimilar switches
  • Funding and resource allocation in health
  • Medical reassurance

Teaching | Current

Graduate Teaching Assistant

POPLHLTH 204 (Health Care Ethics)

POPLHLTH 202 (Research Methods in Health)

Distinctions/Honours

  • HealtheX Second Runner Up Poster Presentation (2020) 'Beliefs and behaviours are associated with negative perceptions towards biosimilars' 
  • Atlantis Prize for Top Publication for Master's student (awarded in 2020)
  • NZRA Tom Highton Prize (2019) 'The effects of message framing on patients’ perceptions and willingness to switch to a biosimilar' Gasteiger, C., Jones, A., Kleinstauber, M., Lobo, M., Horne, R., Petrie, K., & Dalbeth, N. 
  • University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship (2019-2022)

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM)
  • Waitakere Health Link: Health Literacy Reviewer

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Gasteiger, C., Jones, A. S. K., Kleinstäuber M, Lobo, M., Horne, R., Dalbeth, N., & Petrie, K. J. (2020). Effects of Message Framing on Patients' Perceptions and Willingness to Change to a Biosimilar in a Hypothetical Drug Switch. Arthritis care & research, 72 (9), 1323-1330. 10.1002/acr.24012
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie, Nicola Dalbeth
  • Gasteiger, C., Lobo, M., Dalbeth, N., & Petrie, K. J. (2020). Patients’ beliefs and behaviours are associated with perceptions of safety and concerns in a hypothetical biosimilar switch. Rheumatology International, Online first10.1007/s00296-020-04576-7
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicola Dalbeth, Keith Petrie
  • Gasteiger, C., Jones, A., Kleinstauber, M., Lobo, M., Horne, R., Petrie, K., & Dalbeth, N. (12/11/2019). The effects of message framing on patients’ perceptions and willingness to switch to a biosimilar. Poster presented at 2019 American College of Rheumatology (ACR/ARP) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA. Arthritis and Rheumatology. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicola Dalbeth
  • Gasteiger, C., Sherriff, R., Fraser, A., Shedden-Mora, M. C., Petrie, K. J., & Serlachius, A. S. (2018). Predicting patient reassurance after colonoscopy: The role of illness beliefs. Journal of psychosomatic research, 114, 58-61. 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2018.09.009
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie, Alan Fraser, Anna Serlachius
  • Gasteiger, C. (2018). Starting the Conversation: The Effect of Framing and an Analogy on Patients’ Willingness to Switch and Perceptions of a Biosimilar The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/46310

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Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 3, Room 3001
28 PARK AVE
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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