Jeffrey M Caterino, MD, MPH

Jeffrey Caterino


College of Medicine


Emergency Medicine

Academic Title

Assoc Professor

Research Program

Cancer Control

Jeffrey Caterino, MD, MPH, is a member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James and vice chair of research for the Department of Emergency Medicine, where one focus of his research is the diagnosis and risk stratification of cancer patients who present to the emergency department (ED).

In particular, he is interested in identifying serious bacterial infection and risk stratification in cancer patients in the emergency department, and in developing scores and algorithms to improve decision-making about these patients. He is currently funded by the National Institute on Aging to improve diagnosis and risk stratification of older adults in the ED with suspected urinary tract infection using novel biomarkers and diagnostic algorithms. He is also site PI of a newly funded PCORI grant which will bring palliative care services to the ED setting.

Dr. Caterino is co-chair of the National Cancer Institute-sponsored Comprehensive ONCOlogic Emergencies Research Network (CONCERN) and lead investigator on a 19-center observational study to describe the epidemiology of patients with active cancer presenting to the ED. He has co-authored many articles in well-respected publications, including Annals of Emergency Medicine, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Academic Emergency Medicine, and New England Journal of Medicine.

He also has shared his research in numerous presentations to organizations such as International Conference on Emergency Medicine, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and The Gerontological Society of America.

Office Location

751 Prior Hall

376 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210



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