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Danielle Catona


Dr. Danielle Catona is a health communication scientist and certified health education specialist. Her research examines the central role of communication in minimizing risk and promoting health, with a specific interest in falls prevention and chronic disease management in older adults.



  • School of Public Health

Areas of Interest

Adjuncts and Affiliates

Health communication; health promotion; falls prevention; chronic disease management

  • Ph.D., Health Communication - Rutgers University
  • M.S., Health Promotion - University of Delaware
  • M.A., Health Communication - The Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Communication Studies - The College of New Jersey
  • SPHL 601: Core Concepts in Public Health;
  • SPHL 610: Program and Policy Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation;
  • SPHL 611: Public Health Ethics; and
  • SPHL 620: Leadership, Teams, and Coalitions: Policy to Advocacy.