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)

  • Warren, I., Meads, A., Whittaker, R., Dobson, R., & Ameratunga, S. (2018). Behavior Change for Youth Drivers: Design and Development of a Smartphone-Based App (BackPocketDriver). JMIR formative research, 2 (2)10.2196/formative.9660
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Warren, Andrew Meads, Shanthi Ameratunga
  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44870
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Yannan Jiang, Rinki Murphy
  • McCool, J., Dobson, R., & Whittaker, R. (2018). Moving beyond the individual: mHealth tools for social change in low-resource settings. BMJ global health, 3 (6)10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001098
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Judith McCool
  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/44421
  • 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

Contact details

Primary office location

TAMAKI BUILDING 730 - Bldg 730
Level 4, Room 464
New Zealand