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Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

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Academic: 336-713-5062 | Department: 336-713-5062

Email: keweaver@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Depauw University, 2000
  • M.S., University of Miami, 2002
  • Ph.D., University of Miami, 2006
  • M.P.H., University of Illinois-Chicago, 2007

Memberships

  • Soc Of Behavioral Medicine
  • Am Psychological Assn
Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D.

Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Survivors; Neoplasms; Rural Population; Smoking; Smoking Cessation
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-5062 | Department: 336-713-5062

Email: keweaver@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Tobacco use and surgical outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer. Hatcher JL, Sterba KR, Tooze JA, Day TA, Carpenter MJ, Alberg AJ, Sullivan CA, Fitzgerald NC, Weaver KE.. Head Neck. 2016;38(5):700-706.

Physical functioning among women 80 years of age and older with and without a cancer history. Weaver KE, Leach CR, Leng X, Danhauer SC, Klepin HD, Vaughan L, Naughton M, Chlebowski RT, Vitolins MZ, Paskett E.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016;71(Suppl 1):S23-S30.

Vulnerable characteristics and interest in wellness programs among head and neck cancer caregivers. Nightingale CL, Sterba KR, Tooze JA, Milliron BJ, Tetrick LA, Paek MS, Weaver KE.. Support Care Cancer. 2016;24(8):3437-3445.

Smoking status and symptom burden in surgical head and neck cancer patients. Sterba KR, Garrett-Mayer E, Carpenter MJ, Tooze JA, Hatcher JL, Sullivan C, Tetrick LA, Warren GW, Day TA, Alberg AJ, Weaver KE.. Laryngoscope. 2016;():.

Randomized trial finds that prostate cancer genetic risk score feedback targets prostate-specific antigen screening among at-risk men. Turner AR, Lane BR, Rogers D, Lipkus I, Weaver K, Danhauer SC, Zhang Z, Hsu FC, Noyes SL, Adams T, Toriello H, Monroe T, McKanna T, Young T, Rodarmer R, Kahnoski RJ, Tourojman M, Kader AK, Zheng SL, Baer W, Xu J.. Cancer. 2016;():.

Low-dose CT lung cancer screening practices and attitudes among primary care providers at an academic medical center. Lewis JA, Petty WJ, Tooze JA, Miller DP, Chiles C, Miller AA, Bellinger C, Weaver KE.. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2015;24(4):664-670.

The complex health profile of long-term cancer survivors: prevalence and predictors of comorbid conditions. Leach CR, Weaver KE, Aziz NM, Alfano CM, Bellizzi KM, Kent EE, Forsythe LP, Rowland JH.. J Cancer Surviv. 2015;9(2):239-251.

The validity of self-reported recent smoking in head and neck cancer surgical patients. Alberg AJ, Worley ML, Tooze JA, Hatcher JL, Carpenter MJ, Day TA, Sullivan CA, Warren GW, Sterba KR, Weaver KE.. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015;153(6):990-995.

Interest in wellness programs among caregivers of head and neck cancer patients [abstract]. Nightingale C, Weaver K, Tooze J, Milliron BJ, Paek MS, Sterba K.. Psychooncology. 2015;24(Suppl 2):189.

Incorporating evidence-based smoking cessation into community oncology practices: feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an enhanced quitline-based smoking cessation intervention for cancer survivors [abstract]. Weaver K, Kaplan S, Urbanic J, Case D, Zbikowski S, Dakhil CSR, Shaw E, Danhauer S.. Psychooncology. 2015;24(Suppl 2):32.

Preliminary efficacy of an enhanced quitline smoking cessation intervention for cancer patients [abstract]. Weaver KE, Urbanic JJ, Case D, Kaplan SG, Lesser GJ, Zbikowski S, Bryant D, Dakhil SR, Wilson C, Shaw EG, Danhauer S.. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(15 Suppl):e20671.

A prospective evaluation of radiotherapy (RT) related skin reactions in a multi-racial/ethnic population of women with newly diagnosed breast cancer (BC) [abstract]. Urbanic JJ, Case D, Baez-Diaz L, Brown DR, Strasser J, Enevold G, Naughton M, Weaver KE, Baglan K, Bryant D, Langefeld C, Lad TE, Lee L, Rine G, Curtis AE, Koprowski CD, Tomlinson WV, Lesser GJ, Shaw EG, Hu JJ,.. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(15 Suppl):6593.

Disparities in barriers to follow-up care between African American and White breast cancer survivor. Palmer NR, Weaver KE, Hauser SP, Lawrence JA, Talton J, Case LD, Geiger AM.. Support Care Cancer. 2015;23(11):3201-3209.

Crafting appealing text messages to encourage colorectal cancer screening test completion: a qualitative study. Weaver KE, Ellis SD, Denizard-Thompson N, Kronner D, Miller DP.. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2015;3(4):e100.

Late breast toxicity rates in a prospective evaluation of radiation therapy (RT) in a multiracial/ethnic population of breast cancer (BC) patient [abstract]. Urbanic JJ, Case D, Baez-Diaz L, Brown DR, Strasser J, Enevold G, Naughton M, Weaver KE, Baglan K, Bryant D, Langefeld C, Lad T, Lee L, Rine GP, Curtis AE, Koprowski CD, Tomlinson WV, Lesser GJ, Shaw EG, Hu J.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;93(3 Suppl):E50-E51.

Impact of socioeconomic status on brain metastasis outcomes at a large academic radiosurgery center [abstract]. Houseknecht K, Taksler GB, Johnson A, Page BR, Hinson W, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Weaver KE, Chan MD, Ruiz J.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015;93(3 Suppl):E366.

Characteristics associated with the use of complementary health approaches among long-term cancer survivors. Sohl SJ, Weaver KE, Birdee G, Kent EE, Danhauer SC, Hamilton AS.. Support Care Cancer. 2014;22(4):927-936.

A pilot study of integral yoga for menopausal hot flashes [abstract]. Avis N, Legault C, Russell G, Weaver K, Danhauer S.. J Altern Complement Med. 2014;20(5):A51.

Pilot study of integral yoga for menopausal hot flashes. Avis NE, Legault C, Russell G, Weaver K, Danhauer SC.. Menopause. 2014;21(8):846-854.

Follow-up care experiences and perceived quality of care among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal, and gynecologic cancers. Weaver KE, Aziz NM, Arora NK, Forsythe LP, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G, Bellizzi KM, Rowland JH.. J Oncol Pract. 2014;10(4):e231-e239.

Role of oncologists and primary care physicians in providing follow-up care to non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors within 5 years of diagnosis: a population-based study. Forsythe LP, Arora NK, Alfano CM, Weaver KE, Hamilton AS, Aziz N, Rowland JH.. Support Care Cancer. 2014;22(6):1509-1517.

Social support, self-efficacy for decision-making, and follow-up care use in long-term cancer survivors. Forsythe LP, Alfano CM, Kent EE, Weaver KE, Bellizzi K, Arora N, Aziz N, Keel G, Rowland JH.. Psychooncology. 2014;23(7):788-796.

Physical and mental health among cancer survivors: considerations for long-term care and quality of life [invited commentary]. Naughton MJ, Weaver KE.. N C Med J. 2014;75(4):283-286.

Older adults' attitudes about receiving text messages related to colorectal cancer screening [abstract]. Denizard-Thompson NM, Weaver KE, Ellis SD, Kronner D, Miller DP.. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(Suppl 1):S157.

Racial and ethnic disparities in patient-provider communication, quality-of-care ratings, and patient activation among long-term cancer survivors. Palmer NR, Kent EE, Forsythe LP, Arora NK, Rowland JH, Aziz NM, Blanch-Hartigan D, Oakley-Girvan I, Hamilton AS, Weaver KE.. J Clin Oncol. 2014;32(36):4087-4094.

Low-dose CT lung cancer screening practices and attitudes among primary care providers at an academic medical center [abstract]. Lewis J, Petty WJ, Tooze JA, Miller DP, Chiles C, Miller AA, Weaver KE.. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;90(Suppl 5):S7-S8.

Racial disparities in barriers to follow-up care among breast cancer survivors [abstract]. Palmer N, Weaver K, Hauser S, Talton J, Case LD, Lawrence J, Dezern K, Geiger A.. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014;23(11 Suppl):C35.

Rural-urban disparities in health status among US cancer survivors. Weaver KE, Geiger AM, Lu L, Case LD.. Cancer. 2013;119(5):1050-1057.

Adherence to adjuvant hormonal therapy and its relationship to breast cancer recurrence and survival among low-income women. Weaver KE, Camacho F, Hwang W, Anderson R, Kimmick G.. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013;36(2):181-187.

Cardiovascular risk factors among long-term survivors of breast, prostate, colorectal, and gynecologic cancers: a gap in survivorship care?. Weaver KE, Foraker RE, Alfano CM, Rowland JH, Arora NK, Bellizzi KM, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G, Aziz NM.. J Cancer Surviv. 2013;7(2):253-261.

Receipt of psychosocial care among cancer survivors in the United States. Forsythe LP, Kent EE, Weaver KE, Buchanan N, Hawkins NA, Rodriguez JL, Ryerson AB, Rowland JH.. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31(16):1961-1969.

Racial/ethnic disparities in health care receipt among male cancer survivors. Palmer NR, Geiger AM, Felder TM, Lu L, Case LD, Weaver KE.. Am J Public Health. 2013;103(7):1306-1313.

Demographic and health factors associated with enrollment in posttrial studies: the Women's Health Initiative Hormone Therapy Trials. Espeland MA, Pettinger M, Falkner KL, Shumaker SA, Limacher M, Thomas F, Weaver KE, Stefanick ML, McQuellon C, Hunt JR, Johnson KC.. Clin Trials. 2013;10(3):463-472.

Rural-urban differences in health behaviors and implications for health status among US cancer survivors. Weaver KE, Palmer N, Lu L, Case LD, Geiger AM.. Cancer Causes Control. 2013;24(8):1481-1490.

Impact of rural residence on forgoing healthcare after cancer because of cost. Palmer NRA, Geiger AM, Lu L, Case LD, Weaver KE.. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013;22(10):1668-1676.

Phase II trial of dose-dense chemotherapy followed by dose-intense erlotinib for patients with newly diagnosed metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Petty WJ, Laudadio J, Brautnick L, Lovato J, Dotson T, Streer NP, Weaver KE, Miller AA.. Int J Oncol. 2013;43(6):2057-2063.

Are survivors who report cancer-related financial problems more likely to forgo or delay medical care?. Kent EE, Forsythe LP, Yabroff KR, Weaver KE, de Moor JS, Rodriguez JL, Rowland JH.. Cancer. 2013;119(20):3710-3717.

The health and welfare of rural and urban cancer survivors in Missouri. Schootman M, Homan S, Weaver KE, Jeffe DB, Yun S.. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013;10():130052.

Ipad-based patient education and data collection for colorectal cancer screening [abstract]. Miller DP, Denizard-Thompson NM, Wofford JL, Babcock D, Weaver KE, Case LD, Spangler J, Pignone M.. J Gen Intern Med. 2013;28(Suppl 1):S245-S246.

Minority accrual on a prospective study targeting a diverse US breast cancer population: an analysis of Wake Forest CCOP research base protocol 97609 [abstract]. Urbanic JJ, Case D, Naughton MJ, Hu JJ, Enevold G, Beech B, Weaver KE, Danhauer S, Rapp SR, Sheidler V, Vitolins M, Lesser G, Shaw EG.. J Clin Oncol. 2013;31(15 Suppl):6564.

Social support in cancer survivors: individual differences and associations with follow-up care [abstract]. Forsythe LP, Alfano CM, Kent EE, Weaver KE, Rowland JH.. Psychooncology. 2012;21(Suppl 1):124-125.

Are behavioral risk factors for CVD addressed among long-term cancer survivors? [abstract]. Weaver K, Alfano C, Foraker R, Arora N, Bellizzi K, Rowland J.. Ann Behav Med. 2012;43(Suppl 1):S7.

A review of smoking cessation interventions for smokers aged 50 and older. Zbikowski SM, Magnusson B, Pockey JR, Tindle HA, Weaver KE.. Maturitas. 2012;71(2):131-141.

Smoking cessation counseling beliefs and behaviors of outpatient oncology providers. Weaver KE, Danhauer SC, Tooze JA, Blackstock AW, Spangler J, Thomas L, Sutfin EL.. Oncologist. 2012;17(3):455-462.

Medical conditions before and after cancer among long-term cancer survivors [abstract]. Leach C, Aziz N, Alfano CM, Rowland J, Weaver K, Forsythe L.. Gerontologist. 2012;51(Suppl 2):421.

Mental and physical health-related quality of life among U.S. cancer survivors: population estimates from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey. Weaver KE, Forsythe LP, Reeve BB, Alfano CM, Rodriguez JL, Sabatino SA, Hawkins NA, Rowland JH.. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012;21(11):2108-2117.

Double jeopardy? Age, race, and HRQOL in older adults with cancer. Bellizzi KM, Aziz NM, Rowland JH, Weaver K, Arora NK, Hamilton AS, Oakley-Girvan I, Keel G.. J Cancer Epidemiol. 2012;2012():478642.

Forgoing medical care because of cost: assessing disparities in healthcare access among cancer survivors living in the United States. Weaver KE, Rowland JH, Belizzi KM, Aziz NM.. Cancer. 2010;116(14):3493-3504.

Effects of continued tobacco use during treatment of lung cancer. Waller LL, Weaver KE, Petty WJ, Miller AA.. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2010;10(10):1569-1575.

Parental cancer and the family: a population-based estimate of the number of US cancer survivors residing with their minor children. Weaver KE, Rowland JH, Alfano CM, McNeel TS.. Cancer. 2010;116(18):4395-4401.

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Associate Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy

Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D.

Kathryn E. Weaver, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Social Sciences & Health Policy
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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