Joanne Dono

Ms, BA (Psych, Hons), MPsych

  • 265 Citations
  • 8 h-Index

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Joanne Dono has over ten years of behavioural science research experience. During this time, Ms Dono has co-authored 20 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 currently manages and coordinates 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 → …


  • Psychology
  • Public health
  • Behaviour change

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Research Output

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, juice, artificially-sweetened soda and bottled water: An Australian population study

Miller, C., Ettridge, K., Wakefield, M., Pettigrew, S., Coveney, J., Roder, D., Durkin, S., Wittert, G., Martin, J. & Dono, J., 1 Mar 2020, In : Nutrients. 12, 3, 817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption, correlates and interventions among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities: A scoping review

Wright, K., Dono, J., Brownbill, A., Nee Gibson, O., Bowden, J., Wycherley, T. P., Keech, W., O'Dea, K., Roder, D., Avery, J. C. & Miller, C., 1 Feb 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 2, e023630.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)