Dr Brianna Fjeldsoe

Senior Lecturer

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 336 55435


I am a Senior Lecturer in the Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Public Health. My teaching areas include Understanding Health Behaviours (PUBH2004) and Influencing Health Behaviours (PUBH3005). My research areas include broad-reaching behavioural interventions delivered via mobile telephones and maintenance of behaviour change.

Since completing my PhD in May 2009 in the feild of Health Psychology, I have been in a Teaching and Research position at the School of Public Health. I have established a national reputation in my research areas of mobile telephone–delivered behavioural interventions and maintenance of behaviour change. My current program of research includes a NHMRC-funded partnership project, and the translation of a health department-funded randomised trial evaluating a mobile telephone extended contact intervention into practice. At this early stage of my research career, I am establishing strong collaborative relationships with colleagues within Australia, New Zealand and internationally to further develop my program of research on mobile telephone-delivered behavioural interventions.

Research Interests

  • Behaviour change interventions
  • Text message-delivered interventions
  • Maintenance of behaviour change


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Owen, Neville, Goode, Ana, Fjeldsoe, Brianna, Sugiyama, Takemi and Eakin, Elizabeth (2012). Designing for dissemination of environmental and policy initiativess and programs for high-risk groups. In Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz and Enola K. Proctor (Ed.), Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice (pp. 114-127) New York, NY, UNited States: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0006

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Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor