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

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. Heinbach M, Block A, Hubbard E, Cataldo J, Cooper B, Leutwyler H Impact of exergames on psychiatric symptoms in older adults with serious mental illness.  View on PubMed
  2. Hernandez L, Leutwyler H, Cataldo J, Kanaya A, Swislocki A, Chesla C The Lived Experience of Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetes-Related Distress.  View on PubMed
  3. Hernandez L, Leutwyler H, Cataldo J, Kanaya A, Swislocki A, Chesla C Symptom Experience of Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Distress.  View on PubMed
  4. Maguire R, Lewis L, Kotronoulas G, McPhelim J, Milroy R, Cataldo J Lung cancer stigma: A concept with consequences for patients.  View on PubMed
  5. Cataldo JK Double Whammy for Older Smokers: Marginalized by Tobacco Control and Valued by the Tobacco Industry.  View on PubMed
  6. Goldberg RL, Dankiewicz C, Cataldo JK Older Smokers' Beliefs About e-Cigarettes and Intent to Quit Conventional Cigarettes.  View on PubMed
  7. 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.  View on PubMed
  8. 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.  View on PubMed
  9. Goldberg RL, Cataldo JK Using an e-Cigarette is Like Eating Tofu When You Really Want Meat.  View on PubMed
  10. Goldberg RL, Cataldo JK Marijuana and Prescription Pain Reliever Use among Cigarette Smokers.  View on PubMed
  11. 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.  View on PubMed
  12. 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.  View on PubMed
  13. Altaker KW, Howie-Esquivel J, Cataldo JK Relationships Among Palliative Care, Ethical Climate, Empowerment, and Moral Distress in Intensive Care Unit Nurses.  View on PubMed
  14. 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.  View on PubMed
  15. 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.  View on PubMed
  16. 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.  View on PubMed
  17. 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.  View on PubMed
  18. 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.  View on PubMed
  19. 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.  View on PubMed
  20. 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.  View on PubMed

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