University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Catherine M. Waters, RN, PhD, FAAN

Catherine M. Waters, RN, PhD, FAAN

Professor, Department of Community Health, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Education

University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, BSN (cum laude), 1985, Transcultural Nursing
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, MSN 1988, Adult Health Nursing
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, PhD, (McKnight Fellow) 1993, Nursing Science
Oregon Health Sciences University, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1994, Family Nursing
Oregon Health Sciences University, Postdoctoral Fellow, 1995, Gerontological Nursing

Selected Publications

  1. Lommel LL, Thompson L, Chen JL, Waters C, Carrico A. Acculturation, Inflammation, and Self-rated Health in Mexican American Immigrants. J Immigr Minor Health. 2019 Oct; 21(5):1052-1060.
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  2. Alkaid Albqoor M, Chen JL, Weiss S, Waters C, Choi J. Systematic review: Self-rated health of Arab immigrants in the United States. Public Health Nurs. 2019 Sep; 36(5):623-630.
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  3. Noya CE, Chesla C, Waters C, Alkon A. Shared Medical Appointments: An Innovative Model to Reduce Health Disparities Among Latinxs With Type-2 Diabetes. West J Nurs Res. 2019 May 14; 193945919845677.
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  4. Tierney M, Melino K, Adeniji A, Shumway M, Allen IE, Waters CM. Two Different Buprenorphine Treatment Settings With Similar Retention Rates: Implications for Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc. 2019 Jul/Aug; 25(4):305-313.
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  5. Nation A, Waters CM, Dawson-Rose C. Experiences and Perceptions of Black Men Who Have Sex with Men About Acquiring HIV: A Qualitative Narrative Perspective. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2018 Sep - Oct; 29(5):737-748.
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  6. Alduraidi H, Waters CM. Depression, Perceived Health, and Right-of-Return Hopefulness of Palestinian Refugees. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2018 03; 50(2):163-171.
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  7. Pitthayapong S, Thiangtam W, Powwattana A, Leelacharas S, Waters CM. A Community Based Program for Family Caregivers for Post Stroke Survivors in Thailand. Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci). 2017 Jun; 11(2):150-157.
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  8. Alduraidi H, Waters CM. Health-related quality of life of Palestinian refugees inside and outside camps in Jordan. Nurs Outlook. 2017 Jul - Aug; 65(4):436-443.
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  9. Bayog MLG, Waters CM. Nativity, Chronic Health Conditions, and Health Behaviors in Filipino Americans. J Transcult Nurs. 2018 05; 29(3):249-257.
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  10. Asiodu IV, Waters CM, Dailey DE, Lyndon A. Infant Feeding Decision-Making and the Influences of Social Support Persons Among First-Time African American Mothers. Matern Child Health J. 2017 04; 21(4):863-872.
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  11. Bayog ML, Waters CM. Cardiometabolic risks, lifestyle health behaviors and heart disease in Filipino Americans. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2017 Aug; 16(6):522-529.
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  12. Hatzfeld JJ, Nelson MS, Waters CM, Jennings BM. Factors influencing health behaviors among active duty Air Force personnel. Nurs Outlook. 2016 Sep-Oct; 64(5):440-9.
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  13. Asiodu IV, Waters CM, Dailey DE, Lee KA, Lyndon A. Breastfeeding and use of social media among first-time African American mothers. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2015 Mar-Apr; 44(2):268-78.
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  14. Baird PA, Holzemer W, Waters C. Colon cancer screening: Provider ordering-patient refusal. 2014.
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  15. Waters CM. Taking action influencing policy through an appointment to the San Francisco Health Commission. In D. Mason, F. Outlaw, D. Gardner, & E. O’Grady (Eds), Policy and politics in nursing and health care. 2014.
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  16. MacIntyre LM, Waters CM, Rankin SH, Schell E, Laviwa J, Luhanga MR. How community trust was gained by an NGO in Malawi, Central Africa, to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS. J Transcult Nurs. 2013 Jul; 24(3):263-70.
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  17. Chesla CA, Chun KM, Kwan CM, Mullan JT, Kwong Y, Hsu L, Huang P, Strycker LA, Shum T, To D, Kao R, Waters CM. Testing the efficacy of culturally adapted coping skills training for Chinese American immigrants with type 2 diabetes using community-based participatory research. Res Nurs Health. 2013 Aug; 36(4):359-72.
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  18. MacIntyre LM, Schell E, Pinderhughes H, Waters CM, Ntata P, Laviwa J. Donors: Benefactors or bullies? NGO perspectives in Malawi, Central Africa. The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. 2013; 3(8):39-56.
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  19. Macintyre LM, Rankin S, Pinderhughes H, Waters CM, Schell E, Fiedler R. Socially disempowered women as the key to addressing change in Malawi: how do they do it? Health Care Women Int. 2013; 34(2):103-21.
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  20. Boo S, Waters CM, Froelicher ES. Coronary heart disease risk estimation in asymptomatic adults. Nurs Res. 2012 Jan-Feb; 61(1):66-9.
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