Christine Miaskowski, RN, PhD, FAAN

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Christine Miaskowski, RN, PhD, FAAN

Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing, UCSF
Sharon A. Lamb Endowed Chair, Physiological Nursing, UCSF

chris.miaskowski@nursing.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 476-9407 (voice)
Box 0610, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0610

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Cancer Center Membership

Program Member » Cancer Control

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Education

Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY, BSN, 1974, Nursing
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, MS, 1979, Nursing
St. Johns University, Jamaica, NY, MS, 1984, Biology
St. Johns University, Jamaica, NY, PhD, 1987, Physiology
University of California, San Francisco, Postdoc, 1988-90, Pain Management


Professional Experience

  • 1979-81
    Staff Development Instructor, Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY
  • 1981-85
    Clinical Nurse Specialist in Oncology; Oncology and Critical Care and Nurse Coordinator of the Pain Evaluation Group Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY
  • 1984-88
    Coordinator of the Certificate Program in Oncology Nursing, School of Nursing, Department of Continuing Education, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
  • 1985-88
    Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Oncology Master's Program, School of Nursing, Oncology Master's Program, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
  • 1986-88
    Coordinator of Clinical Practice and Quality Assurance, Hospital of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
  • 1988-90
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Nurse Scholar, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1990-96
    Associate Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-present
    Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 2000
    Distinguished Nurse Researcher, Oncology Nursing Society
  • 2000
    Helen Nahm Research Lecturer, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2000
    Wilbert Fordyce Clinical Investigator Award, American Pain Society
  • 2002
    Distinguished Merit Award, International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care
  • 2005
    Distinguished Service Award, American Pain Society
  • 2006
    Distinguished Researcher Award, Western Institute of Nursing Research

Selected Publications

  1. Astrup GL, Rustøen T, Miaskowski C, Paul SM, Bjordal K. Changes in and predictors of pain characteristics in patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy. Pain. 2015 May; 156(5):967-79.
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  2. Langford DJ, Paul SM, West CM, Dunn LB, Levine JD, Kober KM, Dodd MJ, Miaskowski C, Aouizerat BE. Variations in potassium channel genes are associated with distinct trajectories of persistent breast pain after breast cancer surgery. Pain. 2015 Mar; 156(3):371-80.
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  3. Oksholm T, Rustoen T, Cooper B, Paul SM, Solberg S, Henriksen K, Kongerud JS, Miaskowski C. Trajectories of Symptom Occurrence and Severity From Before Through Five Months After Lung Cancer Surgery. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Jun; 49(6):995-1015.
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  4. Yates P, Miaskowski C, Cataldo JK, Paul SM, Cooper BA, Alexander K, Aouizerat B, Dunn L, Ritchie C, McCarthy A, Skerman H. Differences in Composition of Symptom Clusters Between Older and Younger Oncology Patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Jun; 49(6):1025-34.
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  5. Dunn LB, Langford DJ, Paul SM, Berman MB, Shumay DM, Kober K, Merriman JD, West C, Neuhaus JM, Miaskowski C. Trajectories of fear of recurrence in women with breast cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Jul; 23(7):2033-43.
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  6. Langford DJ, Schmidt B, Levine JD, Abrams G, Elboim C, Esserman L, Hamolsky D, Mastick J, Paul SM, Cooper B, Kober K, Dodd M, Dunn L, Aouizerat B, Miaskowski C. Preoperative Breast Pain Predicts Persistent Breast Pain and Disability Following Breast Cancer Surgery. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Dec 16.
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  7. Merriman JD, Aouizerat BE, Cataldo JK, Dunn LB, Kober K, Langford DJ, West C, Cooper BA, Paul SM, Miaskowski C. Associations between catecholaminergic, GABAergic, and serotonergic genes and self-reported attentional function in oncology patients and their family caregivers. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2015 Jun; 19(3):251-9.
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  8. Langford DJ, Paul SM, West C, Abrams G, Elboim C, Levine JD, Hamolsky D, Luce JA, Kober KM, Neuhaus JM, Cooper BA, Aouizerat BE, Miaskowski C. Persistent arm pain is distinct from persistent breast pain following breast cancer surgery. J Pain. 2014 Dec; 15(12):1238-47.
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  9. Langford DJ, Paul SM, West C, Levine JD, Hamolsky D, Elboim C, Schmidt BL, Cooper BA, Abrams G, Aouizerat BE, Miaskowski C. Persistent breast pain following breast cancer surgery is associated with persistent sensory changes, pain interference, and functional impairments. J Pain. 2014 Dec; 15(12):1227-37.
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  10. Kyranou M, Puntillo K, Dunn LB, Aouizerat BE, Paul SM, Cooper BA, Neuhaus J, West C, Dodd M, Miaskowski C. Predictors of initial levels and trajectories of anxiety in women before and for 6 months after breast cancer surgery. Cancer Nurs. 2014 Nov-Dec; 37(6):406-17.
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  11. Doong SH, Dhruva A, Dunn LB, West C, Paul SM, Cooper BA, Elboim C, Abrams G, Merriman JD, Langford DJ, Leutwyler H, Baggott C, Kober K, Aouizerat BE, Miaskowski C. Associations Between Cytokine Genes and a Symptom Cluster of Pain, Fatigue, Sleep Disturbance, and Depression in Patients Prior to Breast Cancer Surgery. Biol Res Nurs. 2014 Oct 10.
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  12. Miaskowski C, Cataldo JK, Baggott CR, West C, Dunn LB, Dhruva A, Merriman JD, Langford DJ, Kober KM, Paul SM, Cooper BA, Aouizerat BE. Cytokine gene variations associated with trait and state anxiety in oncology patients and their family caregivers. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Apr; 23(4):953-65.
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  13. Alexander K, Cooper B, Paul SM, West C, Yates P, Kober KM, Aouizerat BE, Miaskowski C. Evidence of associations between cytokine gene polymorphisms and quality of life in patients with cancer and their family caregivers. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2014 Sep; 41(5):E267-81.
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  14. Vijayaraghavan M, Freitas D, Bangsberg DR, Miaskowski C, Kushel MB. Non-medical use of non-opioid psychotherapeutic medications in a community-based cohort of HIV-infected indigent adults. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Oct 1; 143:263-7.
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  15. Jeevanjee S, Penko J, Guzman D, Miaskowski C, Bangsberg DR, Kushel MB. Opioid analgesic misuse is associated with incomplete antiretroviral adherence in a cohort of HIV-infected indigent adults in San Francisco. AIDS Behav. 2014 Jul; 18(7):1352-8.
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  16. Baggott C, Cooper BA, Marina N, Matthay KK, Miaskowski C. Symptom assessment in pediatric oncology: how should concordance between children's and parents' reports be evaluated? Cancer Nurs. 2014 Jul-Aug; 37(4):252-62.
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  17. Dhruva A, Aouizerat BE, Cooper B, Paul SM, Dodd M, West C, Wara W, Lee K, Dunn LB, Langford DJ, Merriman JD, Baggott C, Cataldo J, Ritchie C, Kober KM, Leutwyler H, Miaskowski C. Cytokine gene associations with self-report ratings of morning and evening fatigue in oncology patients and their family caregivers. Biol Res Nurs. 2015 Mar; 17(2):175-84.
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  18. Amro A, Waldum B, Lippe Nv, Brekke FB, Dammen T, Miaskowski C, Os I. Symptom clusters predict mortality among dialysis patients in norway: a prospective observational cohort study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Jan; 49(1):27-35.
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  19. Smoot B, Paul SM, Aouizerat BE, Elboim C, Levine JD, Abrams G, Hamolsky D, Neuhaus J, Schmidt B, West C, Topp K, Miaskowski C. Side of cancer does not influence limb volumes in women prior to breast cancer surgery. Lymphat Res Biol. 2014 Sep; 12(3):189-93.
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  20. Miaskowski C, Cooper BA, Melisko M, Chen LM, Mastick J, West C, Paul SM, Dunn LB, Schmidt BL, Hammer M, Cartwright F, Wright F, Langford DJ, Lee K, Aouizerat BE. Disease and treatment characteristics do not predict symptom occurrence profiles in oncology outpatients receiving chemotherapy. Cancer. 2014 Aug 1; 120(15):2371-8.
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