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

Honors & Awards

  • Sally Bates Endowed Chair in Community Nursing and Health Disparities, UCSF School of Nursing, 2016
  • Alumnus of Distinction Award, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, 2013
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2011
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, 2004

Selected Publications

  1. Portacolone E, Palmer NR, Lichtenberg P, Waters CM, Hill CV, Keiser S, Vest L, Maloof M, Tran T, Martinez P, Guerrero J, Johnson JK Earning the Trust of African American Communities to Increase Representation in Dementia Research.  View on PubMed
  2. Alkaid Albqoor M, Chen JL, Weiss S, Waters C, Choi JW Serious psychological distress: A national study of Middle Eastern immigrants.  View on PubMed
  3. Lommel LL, Thompson L, Chen JL, Waters C, Carrico A Acculturation, Inflammation, and Self-rated Health in Mexican American Immigrants.  View on PubMed
  4. Alkaid Albqoor M, Chen JL, Weiss S, Waters C, Choi J Systematic review: Self-rated health of Arab immigrants in the United States.  View on PubMed
  5. Noya CE, Chesla C, Waters C, Alkon A Shared Medical Appointments: An Innovative Model to Reduce Health Disparities Among Latinxs With Type-2 Diabetes.  View on PubMed
  6. Fields VS, Safi H, Waters C, Dillaha J, Capelle L, Riklon S, Wheeler JG, Haselow DT Mumps in a highly vaccinated Marshallese community in Arkansas, USA: an outbreak report.  View on PubMed
  7. 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.  View on PubMed
  8. 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.  View on PubMed
  9. Alduraidi H, Waters CM Depression, Perceived Health, and Right-of-Return Hopefulness of Palestinian Refugees.  View on PubMed
  10. Pitthayapong S, Thiangtam W, Powwattana A, Leelacharas S, Waters CM A Community Based Program for Family Caregivers for Post Stroke Survivors in Thailand.  View on PubMed
  11. Alduraidi H, Waters CM Health-related quality of life of Palestinian refugees inside and outside camps in Jordan.  View on PubMed
  12. Bayog MLG, Waters CM Nativity, Chronic Health Conditions, and Health Behaviors in Filipino Americans.  View on PubMed
  13. 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.  View on PubMed
  14. Bayog ML, Waters CM Cardiometabolic risks, lifestyle health behaviors and heart disease in Filipino Americans.  View on PubMed
  15. Hatzfeld JJ, Nelson MS, Waters CM, Jennings BM Factors influencing health behaviors among active duty Air Force personnel.  View on PubMed
  16. Asiodu IV, Waters CM, Dailey DE, Lee KA, Lyndon A Breastfeeding and use of social media among first-time African American mothers.  View on PubMed
  17. Baird PA, Holzemer W, Waters C Colon cancer screening: Provider ordering-patient refusal  View on PubMed
  18. Waters CM Taking action influencing policy through an appointment to the San Francisco Health Commission  View on PubMed
  19. 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.  View on PubMed
  20. 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.  View on PubMed

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