Published on in Vol 4, No 1 (2016): Jan-Mar

Unpacking the Black Box: A Formative Research Approach to the Development of Theory-Driven, Evidence-Based, and Culturally Safe Text Messages in Mobile Health Interventions

Unpacking the Black Box: A Formative Research Approach to the Development of Theory-Driven, Evidence-Based, and Culturally Safe Text Messages in Mobile Health Interventions

Unpacking the Black Box: A Formative Research Approach to the Development of Theory-Driven, Evidence-Based, and Culturally Safe Text Messages in Mobile Health Interventions

Marion A. Maar 1, PhD;  Karen Yeates 2, MD,FRCPC;  Zsolt Toth 3, RD,MPH;  Marcia Barron 4, PhD;  Lisa Boesch 5, B.A. (Hons);  Diane Hua-Stewart 6, MPH;  Peter Liu 7, MD;  Nancy Perkins 6, RN;  Jessica Sleeth 2, MPH;  Mary Jo Wabano 8, MA;  Pamela Williamson 9, PhD;  Sheldon W. Tobe 1, 6, MD,MSc CH

1 Faculty of Medicine, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, CA

2 Department of Medicine, Queens University , Kingston, ON, CA

3 Department of Medicine, Northern Ontario School of Medicine , Sudbury, ON, CA

4 Riverstone Research Consulting , Beamsville, ON, CA

5 Department of Research, Northern Ontario School of Medicine , Sudbury, ON, CA

6 Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

7 University of Ottawa Heart Institute , Ottawa, ON, CA

8 Naandwechige-Gamik Health Centre , Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, ON, CA

9 Noojmowin Teg Health Centre , Little Current, ON, CA

Corresponding Author:

  • Marion A. Maar, PhD
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Northern Ontario School of Medicine
  • Laurentian University
  • 935 Ramsey Lake Road
  • Sudbury, ON
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 705-662-7233
  • Email: mmaar@nosm.ca