• 223 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20092019
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Joanne Dono has over eight years of behavioural science research experience. During this time, Ms Dono has co-authored 16 peer reviewed publications and delivered numerous conference presentations. In addition, Ms Dono has authored over 35 reports in Tobacco Control which were commissioned by South Australian Government departments (e.g. DASSA, Country Health SA), Quit South Australia and Quit Tasmania. She has been involved in the design, implementation and management of numerous research and evaluation studies in Tobacco Control that have delivered evidence for health policy initiatives. She has recently joined a NHMRC-funded investigator team to manage and coordinate various components of a research program exploring public health approaches to reducing sugary drink consumption. Jo has experience in a variety of research methods, including undertaking qualitative studies that explore content and themes of text based documents (e.g. focus group transcripts, social media, websites), and quantitative studies that analyse numerical data derived from population-based questionnaires.

Research Interests

Joanne has a background in psychology and public health and has research interests in the following areas:

  • Health behaviour change
  • Social psychology of health behaviour
  • Mass media and communication approaches to behaviour change
  • Public health approaches to reducing sugary drink consumption
  • Tobacco control
  • Obesity prevention

Education/Academic qualification

Masters, University of Adelaide

Bachelor's Degree (Honours), Deakin University

External positions

PhD candidate, University of Adelaide

12 May 2014 → …

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Research Output 2009 2019

Are Australians ready for warning labels, marketing bans and sugary drink taxes? Two cross-sectional surveys measuring support for policy responses to sugar-sweetened beverages

Miller, C., Dono, J., Wakefield, M. A., Pettigrew, S., Coveney, J., Roder, D., Durkin, S. J., Wittert, G., Martin, J. & Ettridge, K., 1 Jun 2019, In : BMJ open. 9, 6, e027962.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Taking the pressure off the spring: The case of rebounding smoking rates when antitobacco campaigns ceased

Dono, J., Bowden, J., Kim, S. & Miller, C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Tobacco control. 28, 2, p. 233-236 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Who drinks sugar sweetened beverages and juice? An Australian population study of behaviour, awareness and attitudes

Miller, C., Wakefield, M., Braunack-Mayer, A., Roder, D., O'Dea, K., Ettridge, K. & Dono, J., 3 Jan 2019, In : BMC Obesity. 6, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle