Katharine Amato

PhD

Katharine Amato.

Katharine Amato

PhD

Katharine Amato

PhD

Research Topics

Cancer survivorship; tobacco cessation; health communications

Contact Information

243 Farber Hall

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5339

Fax: (716) 829-2979

kdobson@buffalo.edu

Summary

Katharine A. Amato joined the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in August 2019 as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

Previously, Dr. Amato worked as an Assistant Research Professor and NRSA T32 Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Primary Care Institute, Department of Family Medicine, at the University at Buffalo. Among others, Dr. Amato's research interests include cancer survivorship, tobacco cessation and health communications.

Education

  • PhD, Epidemiology, University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions, Buffalo, NY, 2015
  • MPH, Epidemiology, University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions, Buffalo, NY, 2009
  • BS, Biology, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 2007

Professional Training

  • Clinical and Translational Science Institute Leadership Training, 2018
  • American Lung Association Freedom from Smoking Facilitator, 2012
  • Certification in Public Health, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • University at Buffalo Graduate School Assistantship, 2009
  • Predoctoral Traineeship, Roswell Park, Department of Health Behavior, 2008-2009
  • Dean’s Scholarship, Canisius College, 2003-2007
  • Student Poster Award, “Impact of Hawaii’s Smoke-free Law on Tourism,” American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs section, November 2009

Professional Affiliations

  • Associate Member, American Association for Cancer Research, 2018-Present
  • Member, Community of Scholars, University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute, 2018-Present
  • Member, Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance 2017-2018
  • Member, Delta Omega Honor Society, Gamma Lambda Chapter, 2016-Present
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2016-2017
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2012-Present

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