Catherine Pappano joined the Cancer Outcomes Research Program (CORe) as a Clinical Research Coordinator in July 2018 after graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from Loyola University Maryland. Catherine works with Dr. Kelly Irwin on research focused on reducing health disparities for individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) and cancer. Catherine also works with Dr. Efren Flores on a study that aims to increasing Lung Cancer Screening awareness, access and participation for individuals with SMI. She is grateful to be a member of CORe’s amazing interdisciplinary team. Catherine plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology after her work in CORe.