Miss Chiara Gasteiger
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.
- Patient-practitioner communication (dyadic and triadic)
- Biopharmaceuticals and biosimilar transitions
- Funding and resource allocation in health
- Medical reassurance
Teaching | Current
Graduate Teaching Assistant
POPLHLTH 204 (Health Care Ethics)
POPLHLTH 202 (Research Methods in Health)
- 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)
- Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM)
- New Zealand Psychological Society
- Waitakere Health Link: Health Literacy Reviewer
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- 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.