Dr Rosie Dobson

BSc MSc PgDipHlthPsych PhD Auckland

Areas of expertise

mHealth; Behaviour Change; Population Health; Health Psychology; Chronic Disease Management; Maternal Health; Oncology; Diabetes.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

New Zealand Registered Psychologist

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Dobson, R., Whittaker, R., Jiang, Y., Maddison, R., Shepherd, M., McNamara, C., ... Murphy, R. (2018). Effectiveness of text message based, diabetes self management support programme (SMS4BG): two arm, parallel randomised controlled trial. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 36110.1136/bmj.k1959
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Yannan Jiang, Rinki Murphy
  • Dobson, R. R. (2018). mDiabetes: Using text messaging to extend diabetes self-management support outside the clinic environment The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/37020
  • Dobson, R., Whittaker, R., Bartley, H., Connor, A., Chen, R., Ross, M., & McCool, J. (2017). Development of a culturally tailored text message maternal health program: TextMATCH. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 5 (4)10.2196/mhealth.7205
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34426
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Judith McCool
  • Dobson, R., Whittaker, R., Pfaeffli Dale, L., & Maddison, R. (2017). The effectiveness of text message-based self-management interventions for poorly-controlled diabetes: A systematic review. Digital Health, 3, 1-12. 10.1177/2055207617740315
  • Dobson, R., Whittaker, R., Murphy, R., Khanolkar, M., Miller, S., Naylor, J., & Maddison, R. (2017). The Use of Mobile Health to Deliver Self-Management Support to Young People With Type 1 Diabetes: A Cross-Sectional Survey. JMIR Diabetes, 2 (1)10.2196/diabetes.7221
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34026
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rinki Murphy
  • Eyles, H., Jull, A., Dobson, R., Firestone, R., Whittaker, R., Te Morenga, L., ... Ni Mhurchu, C. (2016). Co-design of mHealth delivered interventions: A systematic review to assess key methods and processes. Current Nutrition Reports, 5 (3), 160-167. 10.1007/s13668-016-0165-7
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31584
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Helen Eyles, Andrew Jull
  • Pfaeffli Dale, L., Dobson, R., Whittaker, R., & Maddison, R. (2016). The effectiveness of mobile-health behaviour change interventions for cardiovascular disease self-management: A systematic review. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 23 (8), 801-817. 10.1177/2047487315613462
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34027
  • Dobson, R., Whittaker, R., Jiang, Y., Shepherd, M., Maddison, R., Carter, K., ... Murphy, R. (2016). Text message-based diabetes self-management support (SMS4BG): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 1710.1186/s13063-016-1305-5
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/33224
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rinki Murphy, Yannan Jiang, Matthew Shepherd

Contact details

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TAMAKI BUILDING 730 - Bldg 730
Level 4, Room 464
TAMAKI CAMPUS GATE 1, 261 MORRIN RD
ST JOHNS
AUCKLAND 1072
New Zealand