J. M. DIODATI, M.A.
5060 Tecumseh Road East,
Suite 439 Windsor, Ontario N8T 1C1, Canada
(519) 972-9567 Fax (519) 948-6861
OF ARTS 1995-1998
The University of Windsor Windsor, Ontario
Biomedical Ethics and Mass Immunization. Final Grade: A+.
• Recipient of the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Windsor
Scholarships and Assumption University Scholarships.
• President’s Role of Scholars. Catherine was the first student
ever to simultaneously receive both the Ontario Graduate Scholarship and
The University of Windsor Scholarship.
for the Governor General’s Medal. Catherine’s research will
be used in the restructuring of Cancer Care Ontario and incorporated into
biology courses at the University of Windsor.
OF ARTS, HONOURS 1989-1995
The University of Windsor Windsor, Ontario
King’s College London, Ontario
Areas of Study
Theology, Theodicy, Philosophy and Ethics
• President’s Roll of Scholars and Faculty of Arts Dean’s
• Recipient of The Board of Governor’s Medal, University of
• Assumption University Award for Religious Studies, Joseph T. Culliton
HEALTH CONFERENCE 1999 19-21 March 1999
Queen Elizabeth Centre, The Canadian National Exhibition,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Presentation on Immunization followed by a panel discussion.
• Panelists included Edda West, Sr. Viera Scheibner, Dr. Len Horowitz,
D.M.D., M.A., M.P.H. and Catherine Diodati, M.A. This 22nd annual health
conference is the largest of its kind in Canada. Sponsored by Consumer
Health Organization of Canada.
VACCINATION AND HEALTH 21 August 1999
North York, Ontario
A seminar on vaccination, health and religious implications. Sponsored
by the Health Committee, Immanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church.
THE LOVE OF CHILDREN 25 September 1999
Calgary Telus Convention Centre
“Vaccination: What Are the Risks?” Sponsored by d.c. Dynamic
CONFERENCE on CHIROPRACTIC and PEDIATRICS 25 September 1999
“An Ethical Approach to Immunization: Assessing Risks, Benefits,
Disclosure and Responsibility.” Sponsored by the International Chiropractors
Association and the Palmer College of Chiropractic, this conference focussed
upon Trauma, Toxins and Thought in chiropractic pediatrics.
OF IMMUNIZATION 9 November 1999
Sponsored by the Barrie Area Chiropractors (BACk).
BIO-AG FARM SEMINAR
Wellesley, Ontario 26 January 2000
Sponsored by Bio-Ag Consultants and Distributors.
ARE THEY SAFE AND EFFECTIVE? 3 February 2000
Sponsored by Brantford Chiropractors.
& HEALTH EXPO 13 February 2000
HEALTH CONFERENCE 2000 17 & 18 March 2000
Sponsored by Consumer Health Organization of Canada.
AWARENESS COUNCIL CONVENTION 14-16 April 2000
White Oaks Inn
Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
Sponsored by the Chiropractic Awareness Council.
HISTORY, ETHICS, LAW and HEALTH 5 May 2000
Sponsored by Sears Health Food and Fitness
FOR HOPE AND HEALING: 8-10 September 2000
CHALLENGING THE STATUS QUO
The National Vaccine Information Center.
Panellist providing questions and commentary on legal and ethical issues
associated with international vaccination policies.
ARE THEY SAFE AND EFFECTIVE? 4-5 November 2000
Holistic Health Care Expo sponsored by the Myomassethic Federation.
TALK ON VACCINATIONS 15 February 2001
Sponsored by The Pediatrics Club and Friends in Chiropractic
Canadian Memorial Chiropractic CollegeFUND-RAISING BENEFIT FOR VACCINE
INJURIES 2-4 March 2001
Sponsored by the Vaccination Risk Awareness Network, The Association for
Vaccine Damaged Children and The Eagle Foundation
TRUTH ABOUT VACCINATIONS 19 October 2001
Sponsored by Hampton Holistic Chiropractic Clinic and Barrhaven Family
CONVENTION 2-4 November 2001
Sponsored by the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors
LIFE EXPO 23-25 November 2001
Sponsored by Vitality Magazine
27 February 2002
Belle River, Ontario
FLU SHOTS: What You Need to Know Before Making a Decision
Windsor, Ontario: Integral Aspects Incorporated, 2000.
History, Ethics, Law and Health
Windsor, Ontario: Integral Aspects Incorporated, 1999
Biomedical Ethics: The Ethical Implications of Mass Immunization
Windsor, Ontario: The University of Windsor, 1998.
“Postpartum Live Virus Vaccination: Lessons from Veterinary Medicine,”
Written in conjunction with Edward Yazbak, MD, FAAP, Medical Hypotheses,
59 no.3 (September 2002): 280-282.
“Review: The State of Florida vs. Alan Raymond Yurko,” The
Journal of Degenerative Diseases. 4 no. 1 (1 July, 2002): 12-17, 20-23.
for this article.
“Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers,” Canadian
Medical Association Journal. 166 no. 3 (5 February 2002): 301-302.
(This is a heavily abbreviated version of the original entitled “Mandatory
Vaccination is Not an Acceptable Option,” published in the online
eCMAJ, 18 May 2001). See the full version:
“Vaccination Season,” Canadian Chiropractor. 6 no. 6
(December 2001): 6-9.
Vaccine Not Very Effective,” Kingston Whig-Standard. 11 November
Vaccine Season Is Revving Up Again,” VRAN Newsletter. June-August
Not Without Risks,” Windsor Star. 24 March 2000.
and Military Exemptions,” VRAN Newsletter. Winter/Spring 1999.
Our Soldiers to Death,” VRAN Newsletter. Winter/Spring 1999.
Information About Measles Abounds,” Windsor Star. 21 March
Vaccines: What Every Pet Lover Should Know
Santa Fe, NM: New Atlantean Press. (Forthcoming)
HEALTH ISSUES 16 January 1999
With Susan Cameron Block
CFUN, Vancouver, BC
NATIONAL 28 January 1999
With Producer Marijka Hurko
CBC, Toronto, Ontario
ACT 19 June 1999
With Jenny van der Marel Burridge
CJAM, Windsor, Ontario
With Sharon Adams
MAGAZINE 31 October 1999
With Jonathan Page
Catena di Villorba, Italy
1 March 2000
With Peter Langille
WINDSOR STAR 2 March 2000
With Veronique Mandal
REPORT NEWSMAGAZINE 13 March 2000
With Marnie Ko
14 April 2000
With Randy Taylor
St. Catherines, Ontario
25 April 2000
With Monica Reid
Radio 13 November 2000
With Paul Vasey
News 30 November 2000
With Avis Favaro
28 March 2001
With Randy Taylor
2 March 2001
15 August 2001
With Ben Mulroney
COREN LIVE 28 August 2001
JOURNAL 9 November 2001
With Jane Ayre
13 August 2002
With Bob Dutko
Bioethical Review for the Appeal in the case of The State
of Florida v. Alan Raymond Yurko (Case No. CR98-1730).
Superior Court of Justice in the case of Toronto Civic Employees Union,
Local 416 v. The Attorney General of Ontario and The City of Toronto (Court
Superior Court of Justice in the case of Bill Kotsopoulos v. North Bay
General Hospital (Court File No.2316/02).
examination of immunization-related issues with a particular focus on
biomedical ethics. Publishing and research corporation president, addressing
non-traditional health care perspectives. Professional public speaker
on vaccination issues and consultant. Catherine’s expertise has been
called upon when immunization has become an issue for unions, immigration,
social services, schools, child custody and military service members.
Core Member of VRAN, The Vaccination Risk Awareness Network
• Member of NVIC, The National Vaccine Information Center
• President, 2001-2002 Windsor Toastmasters
• Area 26 Governor for District 28 Toastmasters, 2002-2003
Division F Humorous Speech Contest Winner 2001
• Accomplished Toastmaster-Bronze Award, Competent Leader, 2002