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

Teaching | Current

Graduate Teaching Assistant

2018 - Current: POPLHLTH 204 (Health Care Ethics)

2018 - POPLHLTH 202 (Research Methods in Health)

Distinctions/Honours

  • 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)

  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/51275
    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., 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
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Keith Petrie
  • 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

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

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