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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

Neoplasms; Survivors; Healthcare Disparities; Smoking; Head and Neck Neoplasms
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Contact Information

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

Email: keweaver@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Predictors of continued smoking and interest in cessation among older female smokers. Weaver KE, Snively BM, Hogan P, Josephs K, Johnson KC, Coday M, Progovac AM, Cirillo DJ, Ockene JK, Tindle HA.. J Aging Health. 2018;30(4):624-640.

Contextual and stress process factors associated with head and neck cancer caregivers' physical and psychological well-being. Paek MS, Nightingale CL, Tooze JA, Milliron BJ, Weaver KE, Sterba KR.. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2018;27(2):e12833.

Effect of a digital health intervention on receipt of colorectal cancer screening in vulnerable patients: a randomized controlled trial. Miller DP Jr, Denizard-Thompson N, Weaver KE, Case LD, Troyer JL, Spangler JG, Lawler D, Pignone MP.. Ann Intern Med. 2018;168(8):550-557.

Examining urban and rural differences in perceived timeliness of care among cancer patients: a SEER-CAHPS study. Mollica MA, Weaver KE, McNeel TS, Kent EE.. Cancer. 2018;():.

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. 2017;127(1):127-133.

Are optimism and cynical hostility associated with smoking cessation in older women?. Progovac AM, Chang YF, Chang CH, Matthews KA, Donohue JM, Scheier MF, Habermann EB, Kuller LH, Goveas JS, Chapman BP, Duberstein PR, Messina CR, Weaver KE, Saquib N, Wallace RB, Kaplan RC, Calhoun D, Smith JC, Tindle HA.. Ann Behav Med. 2017;51(4):500-510.

Usability of a novel mobile health iPad app by vulnerable populations. Miller DP Jr, Weaver KE, Case LD, Babcock D, Lawler D, Denizard-Thompson N, Pignone MP, Spangler JG.. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2017;5(4):e43.

Frequency of left ventricular end-diastolic volume-mediated declines in ejection fraction in patients receiving potentially cardiotoxic cancer treatment. Melendez GC, Sukpraphrute B, D'Agostino RB Jr, Jordan JH, Klepin HD, Ellis L, Lamar Z, Vasu S, Lesser G, Burke GL, Weaver KE, Ntim WO, Hundley WG.. Am J Cardiol. 2017;119(10):1637-1642.

The effects of smoking status and smoking history on patients with brain metastases from lung cancer. Shenker RF, McTyre ER, Ruiz J, Weaver KE, Cramer C, Alphonse-Sullivan NK, Farris M, Petty WJ, Bonomi MR, Watabe K, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Warren GW, Chan MD.. Cancer Med. 2017;6(5):944-952.

Capacity for cancer care delivery research in National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program community practices: availability of radiology and primary care research partners. Carlos RC, Sicks JD, Chang GJ, Lyss AP, Stewart TL, Sung L, Weaver KE.. J Am Coll Radiol. 2017;14(12):1530-1537.

Sociodemographic predictors of patients with brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiosurgery. Alphonse-Sullivan N, Taksler GB, Lycan T, Weaver KE, McTyre ER, Shenker RF, Page BR, Isom S, Johnson A, Munley MT, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Watabe K, Chan MD, Ruiz J.. Oncotarget. 2017;8(60):101055-11.

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.

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;122(22):3564-3575.

Usability of a novel Mhealth Ipad application by vulnerable populations [abstract]. Miller DP, Weaver K, Case D, Babcock DP, Kronner D, Denizard-Thompson NM, Pignome M, Troyer JL, Spangler JG.. J Gen Intern Med. 2016;31(Suppl 2):S450-S451.

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.

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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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