Joseph Catania, Ph.D.

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Curriculum Vitae: 

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School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
Health Promotion and Health Behavior
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I am actively conducting research in the field of implementation science and sexual health, studying youth and young adults in Tanzania and in major urban areas of the United States.I have 30 years of research experience cross cutting numerous fields including sexual health, survey methods, bioethics, and implementation science. I have conducted extensive work across all age groups and major ethnic/racial groups in the United States with a special emphasis on LGBT individuals.


Professor Catania has been involved in research in public health and related disciplines for over 30 years, previously at the University of California San Francisco and currently at Oregon State University

My Publications



Book Chapter

R. Stall, Friedman, M., and Catania, J. A., Interacting epidemics and gay men, in Unequal opportunities: Health disparities among gay and bisexual men in the United States, Oxford University Press, 2008.

Journal Article

L. E. Wolf, Catania, J. A., Dolcini, M. M., Pollack, L. M., and Lo, B., IRB chairs, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 99-111, 2008.