University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Janine K. Cataldo, RN, PhD

Janine K. Cataldo, RN, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Tobacco Control

Education

University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, BSN, 1979-1981, Nursing
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH, MSN, 1983-1984, Mental Health Nursing
New York University, New York, NY, Ph.D., 1987-1989, Nursing Research
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Fellowship, 1997-1998, Psych/Oncology
University of California, San Francisco CA, Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, Fellowship, 2006-2007, Tobacco Control


Professional Experience

  • 1981-1983
    Nurse, Neuro ICU and Inpatient Psychiatry, University of Kentucky Medical Center
  • 1983-1985
    Psychiatric Nursing Care Manager and Educator, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY
  • 1985-1986
    Instructor, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of KY, Lexington, KY
  • 1986-1989
    Research Project Director, Onset of Affective Disorders in Newly Admitted Long-term Care Patients, NIH funded, New York University Medical School, NY, NY
  • 1989-1996
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Rutgers University, College of Nursing Department of Psych-Mental Health Graduate Nursing, Newark NJ
  • 1996-1998
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Advancing Care in Serious Illness, Psychosocial Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1998-2001
    Lecturer, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT. Co-Director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program and Director of the Substance Abuse Specialty
  • 2004-2006
    Adjunct Assistant Professor - Samuel Merritt College School of Nursing: Health Policy and Research Methods
  • 2006-2007
    Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco, Center for Tobacco Research and Education
  • 2007- 2008
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2008-present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing/Gerontology-Oncology, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2008-present
    Associate Director, John A. Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2009-present
    Core Faculty for UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education

Honors & Awards

  • 2005-2006
    Visiting Professor/Fellowship, UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education
  • 2007
    Samuel Merritt College, Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2008-2009
    Planning Committee Member for the 2009 World Conference on Lung Cancer
  • 2009
    UCSF Academic Senate Individual Investigator Award
  • 2009
    Core Scientific Planning Committee for 2011 IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer
  • 2010
    American Cancer Society Institutional Research Award for New Investigators
  • 2010
    Research Award for Junior Investigators in Basic and Clinical Translational Sciences
  • 2010
    NINR P30 Faculty Scholar
  • 2010
    Consultant for WHO Ageing and Health Meeting, Geneva Switzerland, June 2010
  • 2010
    ONS Foundation Research Fellowship Award "Molecular Basis of Lung Cancer Stigma and Symptom Management"

Selected Publications

  1. Petersen AB, Thompson LM, Dadi GB, Tolcha A, Cataldo JK. An exploratory study of knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke among women in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia. BMC Womens Health. 2018 Sep 24; 18(1):154.
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  2. Hunt LJ, Ritchie CS, Cataldo JK, Patel K, Stephens CE, Smith AK. Pain and Emergency Department Use in the Last Month of Life Among Older Adults with Dementia. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Sep 14.
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  3. Goldberg RL, Cataldo JK. Marijuana and Prescription Pain Reliever Use among Cigarette Smokers. J Psychoactive Drugs. 2018 Aug 17; 1-9.
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  4. Wang JB, Olgin JE, Nah G, Vittinghoff E, Cataldo JK, Pletcher MJ, Marcus GM. Cigarette and e-cigarette dual use and risk of cardiopulmonary symptoms in the Health eHeart Study. PLoS One. 2018; 13(7):e0198681.
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  5. Altaker KW, Howie-Esquivel J, Cataldo JK. Relationships Among Palliative Care, Ethical Climate, Empowerment, and Moral Distress in Intensive Care Unit Nurses. Am J Crit Care. 2018 Jul; 27(4):295-302.
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  6. Tantoy IY, Cooper BA, Dhruva A, Cataldo J, Paul SM, Conley YP, Hammer M, Kober KM, Levine JD, Miaskowski C. Quality of life of patients with gastrointestinal cancers undergoing chemotherapy. Qual Life Res. 2018 Apr 21.
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  7. Chi HL, Cataldo J, Ho EY, Rehm RS. Can We Talk About It Now? Recognizing the Optimal Time to Initiate End-of-Life Care Discussions with Older Chinese Americans and Their Families. J Transcult Nurs. 2018 Feb 01; 1043659618760689.
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  8. Chi HL, Cataldo J, Ho EY, Rehm RS. Please Ask Gently: Using Culturally Targeted Communication Strategies to Initiate End-of-Life Care Discussions With Older Chinese Americans. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jan 01; 1049909118760310.
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  9. Mazor M, Cataldo JK, Lee K, Dhruva A, Cooper B, Paul SM, Topp K, Smoot BJ, Dunn LB, Levine JD, Conley YP, Miaskowski C. Differences in symptom clusters before and twelve months after breast cancer surgery. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2018 Feb; 32:63-72.
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  10. Mazor M, Lee K, Dhruva A, Cataldo JK, Paul SM, Melisko M, Smoot BJ, Levine JD, Elboim C, Conley YP, Miaskowksi C. Menopausal-Related Symptoms in Women One Year After Breast Cancer Surgery. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Apr; 55(4):1138-1151.e1.
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  11. Yao T, Max W, Sung HY, Glantz SA, Goldberg RL, Wang JB, Wang Y, Lightwood J, Cataldo J. Relationship between spending on electronic cigarettes, 30-day use, and disease symptoms among current adult cigarette smokers in the U.S. PLoS One. 2017; 12(11):e0187399.
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  12. Tantoy IY, Cooper BA, Dhruva A, Cataldo J, Paul SM, Conley YP, Hammer M, Wright F, Dunn LB, Levine JD, Miaskowski C. Changes in the Occurrence, Severity, and Distress of Symptoms in Patients With Gastrointestinal Cancers Receiving Chemotherapy. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Mar; 55(3):808-834.
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  13. Mazor M, Cataldo JK, Lee K, Dhruva A, Paul SM, Smoot BJ, Dunn LB, Levine JD, Mastick J, Conley YP, Miaskowski C. Influence of Menopausal Status on the Symptom Experience of Women Before Breast Cancer Surgery. Cancer Nurs. 2017 Sep 23.
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  14. Miaskowski C, Wong ML, Cooper BA, Mastick J, Paul SM, Possin K, Steinman M, Cataldo J, Dunn LB, Ritchie C. Distinct Physical Function Profiles in Older Adults Receiving Cancer Chemotherapy. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Sep; 54(3):263-272.
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  15. Petersen AB, Meyer B, Sachs BL, Bialous SA, Cataldo JK. Preparing nurses to intervene in the tobacco epidemic: Developing a model for faculty development and curriculum redesign. Nurse Educ Pract. 2017 Jul; 25:29-35.
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  16. Mark S, Cataldo J, Dhruva A, Paul SM, Chen LM, Hammer MJ, Levine JD, Wright F, Melisko M, Lee K, Conley YP, Miaskowski C. Modifiable and non-modifiable characteristics associated with sleep disturbance in oncology outpatients during chemotherapy. Support Care Cancer. 2017 08; 25(8):2485-2494.
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  17. Tantoy IY, Dhruva A, Cataldo J, Venook A, Cooper BA, Paul SM, Levine JD, Conley YP, Cartwright F, Lee K, Wright F, Miaskowski C. Differences in symptom occurrence, severity, and distress ratings between patients with gastrointestinal cancers who received chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy with targeted therapy. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2017 Feb; 8(1):109-126.
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  18. Tantoy IY, Cataldo JK, Aouizerat BE, Dhruva A, Miaskowski C. A Review of the Literature on Multiple Co-occurring Symptoms in Patients With Colorectal Cancer Who Received Chemotherapy Alone or Chemotherapy With Targeted Therapies. Cancer Nurs. 2016 Nov/Dec; 39(6):437-445.
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  19. Petersen AB, Thompson LM, Dadi GB, Tolcha A, Cataldo JK. Factors associated with secondhand tobacco smoke in the home: an exploratory cross-sectional study among women in Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia. BMC Public Health. 2016 08 31; 16:910.
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  20. Wang JB, Ramo DE, Lisha NE, Cataldo JK. Medical marijuana legalization and cigarette and marijuana co-use in adolescents and adults. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2016 09 01; 166:32-8.
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