Dr Becky White
PhD (Public Health), Grad Cert (International Health) BSc (Health Promotion)
Dr Becky White is a digital health, infodemic management and public health consultant. She is also a public health researcher with over 15 years of experience. As Director of Reach Health Promotion Innovations, she works with public health service providers, NGOs, universities and research institutes, both in Australia and internationally, to plan, develop and evaluate digital health initiatives. In this capacity she has worked with the World Health Organization, the Telethon Kids Institute, Foodbank, the Australian Breastfeeding Association, Richmond Wellbeing, Ruah Community Services, and a number of universities across Australia. She has been involved in the development of a large number of mobile apps for health, in digital health strategy development, leading co-design projects and research in areas such as digital engagement, gamification and social listening.
Becky has a PhD in Public Health and a Graduate Certificate in International Health. She holds an adjunct academic position at Curtin University where she is actively involved in digital health projects, including social listening and mobile app research, and supervision. She publishes work in peer-reviewed journals and is able to develop robust evaluation and project plans. A confident public speaker, Becky regularly presents at conferences, workshops and seminars.
Becky has specific skills and expertise in the following areas: Infodemic management, digital social listening, social media analysis, project management, health promotion, user-engagement and consultation, behavioural strategy design and testing, ideation and scoping, gamification and engagement, quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis, user acceptance testing, evaluation planning and implementation, user analytics frameworks and reporting, and report writing and synthesis. She has been involved in global social listening and infodemic management as part of the COVID-19 response.
Reaching people with interventions and digital health solutions in ways that are appropriate, equitable and of least burden for the participant is important. Becky deeply believes in user consultation, co-design and grounding projects in a wider context based on the social determinants of health. She is interested in issues of digital inclusion, sustainability and translation in a digital health context.
Further information about Becky and her work at Reach Health Promotion Innovations is available at www.rhpi.com.au.