Catherine Waters, RN, PhD, FAAN

Title(s)Professor, Community Health Systems
SchoolSchool of Nursing
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    San Francisco Business and Professional Women, Inc.2003Professional Woman Sojourner Truth Award
    Ivy AKAdemy Foundation of San Francisco2007Women of Excellence Award
    Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Eta Chapter2008Margretta Madden Styles Leadership Award
    Bay Area Black Nurses Association2020Florence Stroud Pioneer Award

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    1. Public willingness, attitudes and related factors toward cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A grounded theory study. Public Health Nurs. 2023 Dec 18. Sun M, Waters CM, Zhu A. PMID: 38111292.
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    2. A qualitative study of primary care clinician's approach to ending cervical cancer screening in older women in the United States. Prev Med Rep. 2023 Dec; 36:102500. Holt HK, Flores R, James JE, Waters C, Kaplan CP, Peterson CE, Sawaya GF. PMID: 38116273; PMCID: PMC10728461.
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    3. Substance use experiences of HIV-positive and HIV-negative black, non-hispanic men who have sex with men (msm) ages 18-34 in the Bay Area: A qualitative narrative perspective. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2022 Jun 29; 1-16. Nation A, Dawson-Rose C, Waters C. PMID: 35767381.
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    4. Public Health Nursing: Difference Is Power Mural. Am J Public Health. 2022 06; 112(S3):S268. Waters CM. PMID: 35679557; PMCID: PMC9184910.
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    5. Nursing and Public Health Special Issue. Am J Public Health. 2022 06; 112(S3):S215-S217. McCauley LA, Waters CM, Monsen KA. PMID: 35679565; PMCID: PMC9184919.
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    6. Public Health Nursing's Impact on Strengthening Community Resilience. Am J Public Health. 2022 06; 112(S3):S224-S225. Waters CM. PMID: 35679569; PMCID: PMC9184892.
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    7. Public Health Nurses: The Most Essential Single Factor. Am J Public Health. 2022 06; 112(S3):S213. Monsen KA, Waters CM, McCauley LA. PMID: 35679554; PMCID: PMC9184922.
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    8. Systematic Review of the Influence of Physical Work Environment on Office Workers' Physical Activity Behavior. Workplace Health Saf. 2022 Feb; 70(2):97-119. Michalchuk VF, Lee SJ, Waters CM, Hong OS, Fukuoka Y. PMID: 35014589.
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    9. Recommendations for Demonstrators, Law Enforcement Agencies, and Public Health Agencies for Reducing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission During Civil Protests. Public Health Rep. 2021 05; 136(3):264-268. Eisenman DP, Wiley DJ, Pollock BH, Rutherford GW, Rimoin AW, Bibbins-Domingo K, Checkoway H, Hurd T, Waters CM, Dawson-Rose C. PMID: 33593123; PMCID: PMC8580400.
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    10. Earning the Trust of African American Communities to Increase Representation in Dementia Research. Ethn Dis. 2020; 30(Suppl 2):719-734. Portacolone E, Palmer NR, Lichtenberg P, Waters CM, Hill CV, Keiser S, Vest L, Maloof M, Tran T, Martinez P, Guerrero J, Johnson JK. PMID: 33250619; PMCID: PMC7683027.
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    11. Serious psychological distress: A national study of Middle Eastern immigrants. J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2021 Apr; 28(2):163-173. Alkaid Albqoor M, Chen JL, Weiss S, Waters C, Choi JW. PMID: 32363710.
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    12. Acculturation, Inflammation, and Self-rated Health in Mexican American Immigrants. J Immigr Minor Health. 2019 Oct; 21(5):1052-1060. Lommel LL, Thompson L, Chen JL, Waters C, Carrico A. PMID: 30141025.
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    13. Systematic review: Self-rated health of Arab immigrants in the United States. Public Health Nurs. 2019 09; 36(5):623-630. Alkaid Albqoor M, Chen JL, Weiss S, Waters C, Choi J. PMID: 31304997.
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    14. Shared Medical Appointments: An Innovative Model to Reduce Health Disparities Among Latinxs With Type-2 Diabetes. West J Nurs Res. 2020 02; 42(2):117-124. Noya CE, Chesla C, Waters C, Alkon A. PMID: 31084287.
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    15. 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. Tierney M, Melino K, Adeniji A, Shumway M, Allen IE, Waters CM. PMID: 30295107.
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    16. 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. Nation A, Waters CM, Dawson-Rose C. PMID: 29773302.
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    17. Depression, Perceived Health, and Right-of-Return Hopefulness of Palestinian Refugees. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2018 03; 50(2):163-171. Alduraidi H, Waters CM. PMID: 29193636.
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    18. 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. Pitthayapong S, Thiangtam W, Powwattana A, Leelacharas S, Waters CM. PMID: 28688501.
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    19. Health-related quality of life of Palestinian refugees inside and outside camps in Jordan. Nurs Outlook. 2017 Jul - Aug; 65(4):436-443. Alduraidi H, Waters CM. PMID: 28622883.
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    20. Nativity, Chronic Health Conditions, and Health Behaviors in Filipino Americans. J Transcult Nurs. 2018 05; 29(3):249-257. Bayog MLG, Waters CM. PMID: 28826340.
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    21. 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. Asiodu IV, Waters CM, Dailey DE, Lyndon A. PMID: 27565664; PMCID: PMC5329142.
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    22. Cardiometabolic risks, lifestyle health behaviors and heart disease in Filipino Americans. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2017 Aug; 16(6):522-529. Bayog ML, Waters CM. PMID: 28756695.
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    23. Factors influencing health behaviors among active duty Air Force personnel. Nurs Outlook. 2016 Sep-Oct; 64(5):440-9. Hatzfeld JJ, Nelson MS, Waters CM, Jennings BM. PMID: 27390082.
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    24. Breastfeeding and use of social media among first-time African American mothers. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2015 Mar-Apr; 44(2):268-78. Asiodu IV, Waters CM, Dailey DE, Lee KA, Lyndon A. PMID: 25712127; PMCID: PMC4359664.
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    25. 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. Waters CM.
    26. Colon cancer screening: Provider ordering-patient refusal. 2014. Baird PA, Holzemer W, Waters C.
    27. 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. MacIntyre LM, Waters CM, Rankin SH, Schell E, Laviwa J, Luhanga MR. PMID: 23610161.
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    28. 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. Chesla CA, Chun KM, Kwan CM, Mullan JT, Kwong Y, Hsu L, Huang P, Strycker LA, Shum T, To D, Kao R, Waters CM. PMID: 23606271.
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    29. 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. Macintyre LM, Rankin S, Pinderhughes H, Waters CM, Schell E, Fiedler R. PMID: 23311905.
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    30. 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. MacIntyre LM, Schell E, Pinderhughes H, Waters CM, Ntata P, Laviwa J.
    31. Influencing policy as a member of the San Francisco Health Commission. In M. W. Chaffee, D. Mason, & J. Leavitt (Eds), Policy and politics in nursing and health care. 2012; 540-543. Waters CM.
    32. Coronary heart disease risk estimation in asymptomatic adults. Nurs Res. 2012 Jan-Feb; 61(1):66-9. Boo S, Waters CM, Froelicher ES. PMID: 22166911.
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    33. Increasing community capacity to reduce tobacco-related health disparities in African American communities. Public Health Nurs. 2010 Nov-Dec; 27(6):552-60. Jones PR, Waters CM, Oka RK, McGhee EM. PMID: 21087309.
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    34. Rural adolescent health: the importance of prevention services in the rural community. J Rural Health. 2011; 27(1):60-71. Curtis AC, Waters CM, Brindis C. PMID: 21204973.
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    35. Conceptualizing physical activity behavior of older Korean-Americans: an integration of Korean culture and social cognitive theory. Nurs Outlook. 2008 Nov-Dec; 56(6):322-9. Lim KC, Waters CM, Froelicher ES, Kayser-Jones JS. PMID: 19041454.
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    36. Meeting a primary care challenge in the United States: chronic illness care. Contemp Nurse. 2007 Aug; 26(1):94-103. Saxe JM, Janson SL, Dennehy PM, Stringari-Murray S, Hirsch JE, Waters CM. PMID: 18041989.
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    37. Aging, health, and physical activity in Korean Americans. Geriatr Nurs. 2007 Mar-Apr; 28(2):112-9. Lim KC, Kayser-Jones JS, Waters C, Yoo G. PMID: 17430745.
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    38. Commentary on “Community-based approaches to strengthen cultural competence in nursing education and practice”. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 2007; 1S(18):66S-67S. Waters, CM. View Publication.
    39. Change in perceived psychosocial status following a 12-week Tai Chi exercise programme. J Adv Nurs. 2006 May; 54(3):313-29. Taylor-Piliae RE, Haskell WL, Waters CM, Froelicher ES. PMID: 16629916.
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    40. National Institutes of Health State of the Science Conference Statement. Manifestations and Management of Chronic Insomnia in Adults June 13-15, 2005. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2005; 54(3):313-329. State of the Science Panel (Leshner, AI, Baghdoyan, HA, Bennett, SJ, Caples, SM, DeRubeis, RJ, Glynn, RJ, Kaplan, RM, Kvale, JN, Poole, C, Robins, LN, Waters, DM, Zorumski, CF).
    41. African Americans. In J. G. Lipson & S. L. Dibble (Eds), Culture & clinical care. 2005; 14-26. Waters CM, Locks S.
    42. Community partnerships: the cornerstone of community health research. Annu Rev Nurs Res. 2004; 22:315-29. Portillo CJ, Waters C. PMID: 15368776.
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    43. Parental influence on models of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in children. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2003 Dec; 2(4):311-22. Norton DE, Froelicher ES, Waters CM, Carrieri-Kohlman V. PMID: 14667487.
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    44. Screening for health conditions in a county jail: Differences by gender. Journal of Correctional Health Care. 2003; 4(9):381-396. LaVene MC, White M, Waters CM, Tulsky JP.
    45. The influence of social support on breast cancer screening in a multicultural community sample. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2002 Jun; 29(5):845-52. Katapodi MC, Facione NC, Miaskowski C, Dodd MJ, Waters C. PMID: 12058159.
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    46. Perception of health status and participation in present and future health-promotion behaviors in African American women. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. 2002; 2(22):81-96. Waters CM, Times R, Morton AR, Crear M, Wey M.
    47. Understanding and supporting African Americans' perspectives of end-of-life care planning and decision making. Qual Health Res. 2001 May; 11(3):385-98. Waters CM. PMID: 11339081.
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    48. End-of-life care directives among African Americans: lessons learned--a need for community-centered discussion and education. J Community Health Nurs. 2000; 17(1):25-37. Waters CM. PMID: 10778027.
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    49. Commentary on “Health of women in transition from welfare to employment.”. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 2000; 6(22):674-676. Waters CM. View Publication.
    50. Professional nursing support for culturally diverse family members of critically ill adults. Res Nurs Health. 1999 Apr; 22(2):107-17. Waters CM. PMID: 10094296.
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    51. Actual and ideal professional support for African American family members. West J Nurs Res. 1998 Dec; 20(6):745-64. Waters CM. PMID: 9842290.
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    52. Professional development in nursing research--a culturally diverse postdoctoral experience. Image J Nurs Sch. 1996; 28(1):47-50. Waters CM. PMID: 8907662.
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