Concert, Catherine

Clinical Assistant Professor
Lienhard School of Nursing
Pace University
163 William Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212 618 6001
Email: cconcert@pace.edu


Education: Catherine Concert obtained four degrees from Pace University: her DNP, master's degree with FNP certification, Bachelors Degree in Nursing, and Associate Degree in Applied Science.

Areas of Expertise: Advanced Practice Nursing, Family Health, Nursing Leadership, Oncology and Gastroenterology and Medical-Surgical Nursing. Teaching and mentoring at Long Island University includes: health assessment, transitional nursing, family nurse practitioner assessment, treatment and management to masters' students and nursing leadership and performance improvement to undergraduate and masters’ level nursing students.  At Pace University, Catherine Concert teaches and mentors masters and doctoral nursing students in evidence-based practice and leadership for culturally competent evidence-based projects.

Current Areas of Research: The effectiveness of nurse coordinated transitioning of care on readmission rates for patients with heart failure. Motivational interviewing for patients with diabetes mellitus.

Professional Experience: Catherine Concert is currently a Nurse Manger/Nurse Practitioner in Radiation Oncology at Beth Israel Medical Center, NY. Professor Concert began her academic career in 2003 as an Adjunct Faculty/Assistant Professor at Long Island University and is currently a part time faculty member at Pace University. Dr. Concert has previously worked as a Director of Nursing Education, Medical-Surgical Nursing and Performance Improvement and was an administrative supervisor at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. She began her nursing career as a staff nurse, advancing to a nurse manager for medical-surgical, oncology, endoscopy and perioperative nursing at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Publications:

Concert, C. M. (2014). Gastroenterologic Cancers, Gallbladder Disease &  Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chapters. In Singleton, Joanne, et al., Primary Care, Interprofessional Perspective, 2nd Ed. New York, NY: Springer.

Gilly, A., Simpson, J., Brown, A. Kyaw, O., Shyrier, S., & Concert, C.M. (2014). The effectiveness of therapeutic patient education on adherence to oral anti-cancer  medicines in adult cancer patients 18 years and older in an ambulatory care setting: a systematic review protocol. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, 12(8) 64- 77.

Slyer, J., Concert, C. M. & Singleton, J. (2014). Evidence-Based Decision-Making. In Lewenson, S. B. & Truglio-Londrigan, M., Decision Making In Nursing:Thoughtful Approaches For Practice, 2nd Ed. (pp.163-180) Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Mourad, W. F., Hu, K. S., Shasha, D., Concert, C., Ishihara, D., Lin, W., Gamez, M. E.,  Lukens, J. J., Shourbaji, R. A., Ryniak, M., Li, Z., Culliney, B. E., Khorsandi, A. S., Tran, T., Jacobson, A., Manolidis, S., Schantz, S., Urken, M., Persky, M. S., & Harrison, L. B. (2013). Long-term Outcome of Seropositive HIV Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treated with Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy. Anticancer Res, 33(12), 5511-6.

Martin, T. A. Moran-Kelly, R.M., Powe, J. G. Roberts, L. M., Farrell, S. N., Concert, C. M., & Singleton. J. (2013). The effectiveness of individualized survivorship care plans on quality of life of adult female breast cancer survivors: A systematic review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, 11(9), 258 - 309.

Slyer, J. T., Concert, C. M., Eusebio, A. M., & Rogers, M. E. (2011). A systematic review of the effectiveness of nurse coordinated transitioning of care on readmission rates for patients with heart failure. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, 9 (15), 464-490.

Marion, J. F. & Concert, C. M. (1999). Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In Singleton, Joanne, et al., Primary Care (pp. 319-325). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. Contributing author to the chapter on Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Falter, E.J., Cesta, T.G., Concert, C. & Mason, D.J. (1999), Development of a Graduate Nursing Program in Case Management. Journal of Care Management, 5(3) 50-56.

Abstracts:

National League for Nursing Education Summit 2007, Poster Session - Transition Program for Filipino Nurse Graduates: A Partnership Between Academia and Practice.

Association of American Medical Colleges IQ Initiative Meeting, June 9, 2011, Integrating Quality: Linking Clinical and Educational Excellence. Poster Session- Co-Authored with Dr. Joanne Singleton. “Team Work Guidelines Because Quality Team Work Doesn’t Just Happen.” 

Nurse Practitioner Association for New York State Annual Conference 2011, Integrating Health Care Delivery. October 26-30, 2011, Poster Session- Co-Authored with Jason Slyer, RN, DNP, Anny Eusebio, RN, DNP, Margee Rogers, RN, DNP and Joanne Singleton, RN, PhD. “The Effectiveness of Nurse Coordinated Transitioning of Care on Readmission Rates for Patients with Heart Failure.”

Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, January 26-28,2012, Poster Session-Coauthored with Cathy Lazarus, ST, PhD, H. Husani, Louis Harrison, MD, Kenneth Hu, MD, Bruce Culliney, MD, Elise Carper, RN MA, ANP, Daisy Palacios, RN, MS, Adam Jacobson, MD, and Mark Urken, MD. “Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life after Chemotherapy for Oropharynx Tumors.”

2013 ASCO Annual Meeting, May 31 - June 4, 2013, Poster Session- Co-Authored with Robin Metcalfe-Klaw, Hasan Husaini, Cathy L Lazarus, Louis Benjamin Harrison, Bruce Culliney, Zujun Li, Mark L Urken, Adam Jacobson, Daniel Buchbinder, Mark Persky, Theresa Tran, Michael Pitman, Catherine Concert, Daisy Maria Palacios, Bridget Bennett, Mahesh Kumar, Kenneth Hu; Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY; Beth Isreal Medical Center, New York, NY; New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY. “Comparison of Patient Performance between PEG/no PEG Placement in Head and Neck Cancer Patients during Chemoradiotherapy treatment.” 

2013 ASCO Annual Meeting, May 31 - June 4, 2013, Poster Session- Co-Authored with Cathy L Lazarus, Hasan Husaini, Kenneth Hu, Bruce Culliney, Zujun Li, Mark L Urken, Adam Jacobson, Daniel Buchbinder, Mark Persky, Theresa Tran, Michael Pitman, Catherine Concert, Daisy Maria Palacios, Bridget Bennett, Mahesh Kumar, Robin Metcalfe-Klaw, Louis Benjamin Harrison; Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY; Beth Isreal Medical Center, New York, NY; New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY; St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, New York, NY. “PEG Status and Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Treated with Chemoradiotherapy.”

2014 AHNS Annual Meeting, July 26-30, 2014, Co-Authored with C. Lazarus, R. Metcalfe-Klaw, H. Husaini, K. Hu, B. Culliney, Z. Li, M. Urken, A. Jacobson, D. Buchbinder, M. Persky, T Tran, M. Pitman, L. Ehrlichster, C. Concert, D. Palacio, B. Bennett, L. Harrison; THANC Foundation; Departments of  Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York; Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology; Beth Israel Medical Center, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Mount Sinai Health Systems, New York, NY. "Examining Weight, BMI and need for Mid-treatment PEG Placement in Head and Neck Cancer Patients without Prophylactic PEGS Prior to Chemo-RT."

2014 Annual ASTRO Meeting, 2014, September 14-17 in San Francisco, Co-Authored with S. Patel, C. Wang, W. F. Mourad, B. Dhanireddy, R. Patel, L. Patel, R. Kabarriti1, R. Young, C. Concert, M. Ryniak, B. Wen, D. Shasha, K. S. Hu, L. B. Harrison; Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY; Beth Isreal Medical Center, New York, NY; New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY; St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center, Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, New York, NY.“Postoperative Radiation Therapy For Parotid Pleomorphic Adenoma With Close Or Positive Margins: Treatment Outcomes And Toxicities.”

2014 Annual ASTRO Meeting, 2014, September 14-17 in San Francisco, Co-Authored with D. M. Serra, C. M. Concert, W. F. Mourad, M. Ryniak, Y. Sundatova, S. M. DiCarlo, C. White, B. Culliney, Z. Li, M. Chadha, D. Shasha, A. Khorsandi, T. Tran, A. Jacobson, M. Urken, M. Persky, K. S. Hu, P. Homel, B. Kligler, L. B. Harrison, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, United States, New York, NY, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY. “Guided Imagery Improves Head and Neck Cancer Patients’ Satisfaction and Quality of Life during Definitive Radiation Therapy with or without Chemotherapy.”