Miss Chiara Gasteiger

MHealthPsych(Hons), BA/BHSc

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Research | Current

PhD Thesis Topic

Understanding the role medical companions play in a patient's treatment decision-making process

Research Interests

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

Teaching | Current

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Population Health: Health Care Ethics

Distinctions/Honours

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

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. (2019). The effects of message framing on patients' perceptions and willingness to change to a biosimilar in a hypothetical drug switch. Arthritis care & research10.1002/acr.24012
  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/45911
    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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Primary office location

TAMAKI BUILDING 730 - Bldg 730
TAMAKI CAMPUS GATE 1 261 MORRIN RD
ST JOHNS
AUCKLAND 1072
New Zealand

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