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Catherine A. Chesla

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Professor and Shobe Endowed Chair...

University of California , San Francisco
505 Parnassus Ave. Box 0290
San Francisco, California 94143
United States

Company Description: UCSF is a leading university that consistently defines health care worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life...   more
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Employment History

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Education

  • DNSc
  • PhD , FAAN
  • PhD
  • DNSc , FAAN
37 Total References
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Board of Directors
internationalfamilynursing.org, 28 Feb 2014 [cached]
Catherine A. Chesla, RN, DNSc, FAAN President (2013 - 2015)
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Catherine A. Chesla, RN, PhD, FAAN (USA)
University of California San Francisco
Catherine (Kit) Chesla, RN, PhD, FAAN is Professor and Shobe Endowed Chair for Ethics and Spirituality in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco. For over 20 years she has taught family theory, intervention and research methods to doctoral and Family Nurse Practitioner students. Her research focuses on understanding and intervening with families where an adult member has a chronic illness. She has conducted multiple studies with families living with type 2 diabetes in African American, Chinese American, Latino and White families. Currently she heads an NIH-funded Community Based Participatory Research project where, in partnership with service agencies in San Francisco's Chinatown, she offers a family-focused cognitive behavioral intervention to assist Chinese immigrants manage their diabetes. Her team adapted an intervention to be culturally appropriate, and they are testing its efficacy in this population.
Ames Tribune
www.amestrib.com, 1 Aug 2003 [cached]
A support network can aid recovery and healing in different ways, said Catherine (Kit) Chesla, an associate professor at UCSF's Department of Family Health Care Nursing.
Her research shows two types of family connectedness play a role in patient health outcomes: organized cohesiveness -- or how well a family functions in terms of workload and tasks -- and emotional cohesiveness.Chesla found diabetic patients who reported highly functional and strong familial relationships had better health outcomes than those who reported weak connections.But she also found patients who had greater emotional closeness faired better than those who had only organizationally strong ties.
"The strongest measure we had of emotional closeness is couples' ability to resolve conflict.We found this to be a very powerful predictor of how people did with their diabetes," Chesla told UPI.
Catherine A. Chesla, RN, ...
internationalfamilynursing.org, 26 Mar 2012 [cached]
Catherine A. Chesla, RN, DNSc, FAAN (USA) University of California San Francisco
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Catherine A. Chesla, RN, DNSc, FAAN
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Catherine A. Chesla, RN, DNSc, FAAN
Catherine (Kit) Chesla, RN, DNSc, FAAN is Professor and Shobe Endowed Chair for Ethics and Spirituality in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco. For over 20 years she has taught family theory, intervention and research methods to doctoral and Family Nurse Practitioner students. Her research focuses on understanding and intervening with families where an adult member has a chronic illness. She has conducted multiple studies with families living with type 2 diabetes in African American, Chinese American, Latino and White families. Currently she heads an NIH-funded Community Based Participatory Research project where, in partnership with service agencies in San Francisco's Chinatown, she offers a family-focused cognitive behavioral intervention to assist Chinese immigrants manage their diabetes. Her team adapted an intervention to be culturally appropriate, and they are testing its efficacy in this population.
GRIISIQ: Ateliers
www.griisiq.ca, 10 Mar 2012 [cached]
Pr├ęsentatrice(s) :Catherine Chesla, RN, DNS Professor & Vice-Chairperson - Departement Family Health Care Nursing - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
GRIISIQ: Workshops
www.griisiq.ca, 7 Feb 2012 [cached]
Speaker(s):Catherine Chesla, RN, DNS Professor & Vice-Chairperson - Departement Family Health Care Nursing - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A. Place: GRIISIQ 3875 St-Urbain, local 205
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