Professor Simone Pettigrew

Photo of Simone Pettigrew

Professor Pettigrew is Head of Food Policy at the George Institute for Global Health.

She has a Bachelor of economics, a Master of Commerce, and a PhD in consumer research. Her research focus is in the area of health promotion and how to encourage individuals to make behavioural changes to improve their health. Much of Simone’s work focuses on vulnerable populations, especially, children, seniors, and low-income families. Specific health issues of interest include child obesity, alcohol consumption, mental health, and ageing.

  • No qualifications available
  • Much of Simone’s work focuses on vulnerable populations, especially, children, seniors, and low-income families. Specific health issues of interest include child obesity, alcohol consumption, mental health, and ageing.

Stafford, J., Pettigrew, S. and Chikritzhs, T., N. Do different actors submit different evidence to alcohol advertising policy consultations? Drug and Alcohol Review. [In Press] DOI: 10.1111/dar.13503 [RJ1904] View web page

Booth, L., Jongenelis, M., Drane, C., Miller, P., G., Chikritzhs, T., N., Hasking, P., Hastings, G., Thorn, M. and Pettigrew, S. (2021). Attitudinal factors associated with drink counting. Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI: 10.1111/dar.13277 [RJ1701] View web page

Miller, M., Pettigrew, S. and Wright, C. (2021). Zero-alcohol beverages: Harm-minimisation tool or gateway drink? Drug and Alcohol Review. DOI: 10.1111/dar.13359 [RJ1780] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Booth, L., Jongenelis, M., Brennan, E., Chikritzhs, T., N., Hasking, P., Miller, P., G., Hastings, G. and Wakefield, M. (2021). A randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of combinations of ‘why to reduce’ and ‘how to reduce’ alcohol harm-reduction communications. Addictive Behaviors, 121. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.107004 [RJ1736] View web page

Stafford, J., Chikritzhs, T., N., Pierce, H. and Pettigrew, S. (2021). An evaluation of the evidence submitted to Australian alcohol advertising policy consultations. PloS One, 16, (12). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0261280 [RJ1843] View web page

Chikritzhs, T., N., Dangardt, F. and Pettigrew, S. (2020). Pregnancy, partners and alcohol warning labels. Addiction, 116, (8), pp. 1949-1951. DOI: 10.1111/add.15369 [RJ1664] View web page

Dekker, M., Jongenelis, M., Hasking, P., Kypri, K., Chikritzhs, T., N. and Pettigrew, S. (2020). Factors associated with engagement in protective behavioral strategies among adult drinkers. Substance Use and Misuse, 55, (6), pp. 878-885. DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1708944 [RJ1596] View web page

Stafford, J., Kypri, K. and Pettigrew, S. (2020). Industry Actor Use of Research Evidence: Critical Analysis of Australian Alcohol Policy Submissions. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 81, (6), pp. 710-718. DOI: 10.15288/jsad.2020.81.710 [RJ1663] View web page

Subritzky, T., Lenton, S. and Pettigrew, S. (2020). Practical lessons learned from the first years of the regulated recreational cannabis market in Colorado. In Decorte, T., Lenton, S. and Wilkins, C. (eds.) Legalizing cannabis: Experiences, lessons and scenarios. Routledge, London. ISBN: 9780429427794 DOI: 10.4324/9780429427794-4 [CH219] View web page

Subritzky, T., Lenton, S. and Pettigrew, S. (2019). Cannabis and youth protection in Colorado's commercial adult-use market: A qualitative investigation. International Journal of Drug Policy, 74, pp. 116-126. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.09.007 [RJ1487] View web page

Gupta, H., Lam, T., Pettigrew, S. and Tait, R., J. (2018). Alcohol marketing on YouTube: Exploratory analysis of content adaptation to enhance user engagement in different national contexts. BMC Public Health, 18, (141). DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-5035-3 [RJ1397] View web page

Gupta, H., Lam, T., Pettigrew, S. and Tait, R., J. (2018). The association between exposure to social media alcohol marketing and youth alcohol use in India and Australia. BMC Public Health, 18, (726). DOI: 10.1186/s12889-018-5645-9 [RJ1393] View web page

Jongenelis, M., Pettigrew, S., Wakefield, M., Slevin, T., Pratt, I., S., Chikritzhs, T., N. and Liang, W. (2018). Investigating single- versus multiple-source approaches to communicating health messages via an online simulation. American Journal of Health Promotion, 32, (4), pp. 979-988. DOI: 10.1177/0890117116673819 [RJ1327] View web page

Jongenelis, M., Pratt, I., S., Slevin, T., Chikritzhs, T., N., Liang, W. and Pettigrew, S. (2018). The effect of chronic disease warning statements on alcohol-related health beliefs and consumption intentions among at-risk drinkers. Health Education Research, 33, (5), pp. 351-360. DOI: 10.1093/her/cyy025 [RJ1516] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Hafekost, C., Jongenelis, M., Pierce, H., Chikritzhs, T., N. and Stafford, J. (2018). Behind closed doors: The priorities of the alcohol industry as communicated in a trade magazine. Frontiers in Public Health, 6, (217). DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00217 [RJ1467] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Pratt, I., S., Slevin, T. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2017). Drinkers’ identification with varying alcohol consumption prototypes. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36, (4), pp. 464-467. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12466 [RJ1332] View web page

Biagioni, N., Pettigrew, S., Jones, S., Stafford, J., Daube, M. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2017). Defining binge drinking: young drinkers' perceptions of risky alcohol consumption. Public Health, 152, pp. 55-57. DOI: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.07.027 [RJ1364] View web page

Gupta, H., Lam, T., Pettigrew, S. and Tait, R., J. (2017). A cross-national comparison of the Twitter feeds of popular alcohol brands in India and Australia. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/09687637.2017.1411886 [RJ1391] View web page

Gupta, H., Pettigrew, S., Lam, T. and Tait, R., J. (2017). How alcohol marketing engages users with alcohol brand content on Facebook: An Indian and Australian perspective. Critical Public Health. DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2017.1318203 [RJ1244] View web page

Jones, S., Pettigrew, S., Biagioni, N., Daube, M., Chikritzhs, T., N., Stafford, J. and Tran, J. (2017). Young adults, alcohol and Facebook: a synergistic relationship. Journal of Social Marketing, 7, (2), pp. 172-187. DOI: 10.1108/JSOCM-09-2016-0046 [RJ1344] View web page

Subritzky, T., Pettigrew, S. and Lenton, S. (2017). Into the void: regulating pesticide use in Colorado’s commercial cannabis markets. International Journal of Drug Policy, 42, pp. 86-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2017.01.014 [RJ1252] View web page

Gupta, H., Pettigrew, S., Lam, T. and Tait, R., J. (2016). A systematic review of the impact of exposure to internet-based alcohol-related content on young people’s alcohol use behaviours. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 51, (6), pp. 763-771. DOI: 10.1093/alcalc/agw050 [RJ1203] View web page

Jongenelis, M., Pettigrew, S., Pratt, I., S., Chikritzhs, T., N., Slevin, T. and Liang, W. (2016). Predictors and outcomes of drinkers' use of protective behavioral strategies. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30, (6), pp. 639-647. DOI: 10.1037/adb0000194 [RJ1241] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Biagioni, N., Daube, M., Stafford, J., Jones, S. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2016). Reverse engineering a ‘responsible drinking’ campaign to assess strategic intent. Addiction, 111, (6), pp. 1107-1113. DOI: 10.1111/add.13296 [RJ1181] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Biagioni, N., Jones, S., Stafford, J., Chikritzhs, T., N., Daube, M. and Kirby, G. (2016). Factors influencing young people's use of alcohol mixed with energy drinks. Appetite, 96, pp. 408-415. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2015.09.037 [RJ1145] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Chikritzhs, T., N., Pratt, I., S., Slevin, T. and Glance, D. (2016). A comparison of alcohol consumption intentions among pregnant drinkers and their nonpregnant peers of child-bearing age. Substance Use and Misuse, 51, (11), pp. 1421-1427. DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2016.1172641 [RJ1261] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Glance, D., Chikritzhs, T., N., Pratt, I., S., Slevin, T., Liang, W. and Wakefield, M. (2016). The effect of cancer warning statements on alcohol consumption intentions. Health Education Research, 31, pp. 60-69. DOI: 10.1093/her/cyv067 [RJ1199] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Pratt, I., S., Liang, W., Slevin, T., Chikritzhs, T., N. and Glance, D. (2016). Australian drinkers’ perceptions of alcohol-related risk by consumption status. Addiction Research & Theory. DOI: 10.1080/16066359.2016.1175557 [RJ1326] View web page

Subritzky, T., Lenton, S. and Pettigrew, S. (2016). Legal cannabis industry adopting strategies of the tobacco industry. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, (5), pp. 511-513. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12459 [RJ1240] View web page

Subritzky, T., Pettigrew, S. and Lenton, S. (2016). Issues in the implementation and evolution of the commercial recreational marijuana market in Colorado. International Journal of Drug Policy, 27, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.12.001 [RJ1125] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Biagioni, N., Daube, M., Jones, S., Chikritzhs, T., N. and Kirby, G. (2015). Understanding and addressing the Schoolies phenomenon. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 39, (2), pp. 135–140. DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12324 [RJ1040] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Biagioni, N., Jones, S., Daube, M., Kirby, G., Stafford, J. and Chikritzhs, T., N. (2015). Sales promotion strategies and youth drinking in Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 141, pp. 115-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.07.035 [RJ1152] View web page

Pettigrew, S., Jongenelis, M., Chikritzhs, T., N., Slevin, T., Pratt, I., S., Glance, D. and Liang, W. (2014). Developing cancer warning statements for alcoholic beverages. BMC Public Health, 14, (786). DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-786 [RJ1035] View web page

No non-NDRI publications available