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2022

Testing Middle Range Theories in Realist Evaluation: A Case of an Organisational Intervention.
Roodbari H; Nielsen K; Axtell C; Peters S; Sorensen G 
Int J Workplace Health Manag (in press)

Work and worker health in the post-pandemic world: A public health perspective.
Peters SE; Dennerlein JT; Wagner GR; Sorensen G
Lancet Public Health 2022; 7(2):e188-e194. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2468-2667(21)00259-0

A Call to Action for Dissemination and Implementation: Response from the Workplace.
Pronk NP
ACSM’s Health & Fitness J 2022; 26(1):55-58. doi:10.5888/pcd15.180525

2021

Associations Between Work-Related Factors and Psychological Distress Among Construction Workers.
Dennerlein JT; Eyllon M; Garverich S; Weinstein D; Manjourides J; Vallas SP; Lincoln AK 
J Occup Environ Med 2021 Dec 1; 63(12):1052-7. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002311

Critical Points in Lemke's Total Worker Health Calculus.
Kelly KM; Newman LS; Cherniack M; Punnett L; Hammer LB; Sorensen G 
J Occup Environ Med 2021 Nov 1; 63(11):e821-e822. PMID: 34138825; PMCID: PMC8711778. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002300

Improving Health and Well-being at Work: A case report from the field.
Spoonheim JB; Pronk NP
ACSM’s Health & Fitness J 2021; 25(5):71-73. doi:10.1249/FIT.0000000000000698

Interview for Harvard School of Public Health. How COVID-19 has changed the standards of worker safety and health – and how organizations can adapt.
Igoe KJ; Pronk NP; Dennerlein JT
How COVID-19 Has Changed the Standards of Worker Safety and Health — and How Organizations Can Adapt 2021

Work Redesign for the 21st Century: Promising Strategies for Enhancing Worker Well-Being.
Lovejoy M; Kelly EL; Kubzansky LG; Berkman LF
Am J Public Health 2021; 111, 1787_1795. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2021.306283

Workplace Integrated Safety and Health Program Uptake in Nursing Homes: Associations with Ownership.
Collins JE; Boden LI; Gundersen DA; Katz JN; Wagner GR; Sorensen G; Williams JAR
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18(21), 11313. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182111313

Developing initial middle range theories in realist evaluation: a case of an organizational intervention.
Roodbari H; Nielsen K; Axtell C; Peters SE; Sorensen G
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18(16): 8360. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18168360

Implementation of an organizational intervention to improve low-wage food service workers' safety, health and wellbeing: Findings from the Workplace Organizational Health Study.
Sorensen G; Peters SE; Nielsen K; Stelson E; Wallace LM; Burke L; Nagler EM; Roodbari H; Karapanos M; Wagner GR
BMC Public Health 2021; 21:1869. doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11937-9

Job and family demands and burnout among healthcare workers: The moderating role of workplace flexibility.
Maglalang DD; Sorensen G; Hopcia K; Hashimoto DM; Katigbak C; Pandey S; Takeuchi D; Sabbath EL
SSM Population Health 2021; 14. doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100802

Using Total Worker Health® Implementation Guidelines to Design an Organizational Intervention for Low-Wage Food Service Workers: The Workplace Organizational Health Study.
Nagler EM; Stelson EA; Karapanos M; Burke L; Wallace L M; Peters SE; Nielsen K; Sorensen G
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18(17), 9383. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18179383

Working Conditions Influencing Drivers’ Safety and Well-Being in the Transportation Industry: “On Board” Program. 
Peters SE; Grogan H; Henderson GM; López Gómez MA; Martínez Maldonado M; Silva Sanhueza I; Dennerlein JT
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18(19):10173. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph181910173

Workplace Discrimination and Short Sleep among Healthcare Workers.
Maglalang DD; Katigbak Carina; López Gómez MA; Sorensen G; Hopcia K; Hashimoto D; Pandey S; Takeuchi DT; Sabbath EL
J Occup Environ Med 2021 May 12; doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002246

Thriving from Work: Conceptualization and Measurement.
Peters SE; Sorensen G; Gundersen DA; Katz JN; Wagner GR
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18(13):7196. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18137196

How to ask: Surveying nursing directors of nursing homes.
Williams JAR; Vriniotis MG; Gundersen DA; Boden LI; Collins JE; Katz JN; Wagner GR; Sorensen G
Health Science Reports 2021; 4:e304. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.304

Development and application of an innovative instrument to assess work environment factors for injury prevention in the food service industry. 
Markkanen P; Peters SE; Grant M; Dennerlein JT; Wagner GR; Burke L; Wallace L; Sorensen G
Work 2021; 68(3):pp.641-651. doi: 10.3233/WOR-203399

Building Capacity for Implementation of Integrated Occupational Safety, Health, and Well-Being Initiatives Using Guidelines for Total Worker Health®.
Pronk NP; McLellan DL; Dennerlein JT; Anderson P; Nagler EM; Schmidt D; Spoonheim J; Karapanos M; Wallace LM; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2021 May 1; 63(5):411-421. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002157

Validation of the Workplace Integrated Safety and Health (WISH) assessment in a sample of nursing homes using Item Response Theory (IRT) methods.
López Gómez MA; Gundersen DA; Boden LI; Sorensen G; Katz JN; Collins JE; Wagner G; Vriniotis MG; Williams JA
BMJ Open 2021 Jun 18; 11(6):e045656. PMID: 34145013. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045656

The Future of Research on Work, Safety, Health and Wellbeing: A Guiding Conceptual Framework.
Sorensen G; Dennerlein JT; Peters SE; Sabbath EL; Kelly EL; Wagner GR
Social Science & Medicine 2021 Jan; 269:113593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113593

2020

Implementing movement at the workplace: Approaches to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior in the context of work.
Pronk NP
Prog Cardiovasc Dis 2020; 64,pp.17-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2020.10.004
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The relationship of occupational injury and use of mental health care.
López Gómez MA; Williams JAR; Boden L; Sorensen G; Hopcia K; Hashimoto D; Sabbath E
J Safety Res 2020 Sep; 74:227-232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2020.06.004
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Designing a Participatory Total Worker Health® Organizational Intervention for Commercial Construction Subcontractors to Improve Worker Safety, Health, and Well-Being: The “ARM for Subs” Trial.
Peters SE; Trieu HD; Manjourides J; Katz JN; Dennerlein JT
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020; 17,5093. doi:10.3390/ijerph17145093

An Integrative Total Worker Health Framework for Keeping Workers Safe and Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Dennerlein JT; Burke L; Sabbath EL; Williams JAR; Peters SE; Wallace L; Karapanos M; Sorensen G
Human Factors 2020. doi.org/10.1177/0018720820932699

Education and Training to Build Capacity in Total Worker Health®: Proposed Competencies for an Emerging Field.
Newman LS; Scott JG; Childress A; Linnan L; Newhall WJ; McLellan DL; Campo S; Freewynn S; Hammer LB; Leff M; Macy G; Maples EH; Rogers B; Rohlman DS; Tenney L; Watkins C
J Occup Environ Med 2020 Aug; 62(8):e384-e391. doi.org/10.1097/JOM.0000000000001906

Total Worker Health: An emerging innovation in workplace health and well-being.
Pronk NP
ACSM’s Health & Fitness J 2020; 24(1):42-44.

Ensuring organization-intervention fit for a participatory organizational intervention to improve food service workers’ health and wellbeing: Workplace Organizational Health Study.
Peters SE; Nielsen KM; Nagler EM; Revette AC; Madden J; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2020 Feb; 62(2):e33-e45. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001792

2019

Organizational and Psychosocial Working Conditions and Their Relationship With Mental Health Outcomes In Patient-Care Workers.
López Gómez MA; Sabbath E; Boden L; Williams JAR; Hopcia K; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2019 Dec; 61:12. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001736

Public health, business, and the shared value of workforce health and wellbeing.
Pronk NP
Lancet Public Health 2019 Jul; 4(7):e323. doi: 10.1016/S2468-2667(19)30078-7

Literature Review of Policy Implications from Findings of the Center for Work, Health and Well-being.
López Gómez MA; Sparer-Fine E; Sorensen G; Wagner GR
J Occup Environ Med 2019 Nov; 61(11):868-876. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001686

Perceived Workplace Health and Safety Climates: Associations With Worker Outcomes and Productivity.
Katz AS; Pronk NP; McLellan DL; Dennerlein JT; Katz JN
Am J Prev Med 2019 Oct; 57(4):487-494. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2019.05.013

Improving Working Conditions to Promote Worker Safety, Health, and Wellbeing for Low-Wage Workers: The Workplace Organizational Health Study.
Sorensen G; Peters S; Nielsen K; Nagler E; Karapanos M; Wallace L; Burke L; Dennerlein JT; Wagner GR
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019; 16(8), 1449. doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16081449

The workplace, social work, and social justice: Framing an emerging research and practice agenda. 
Sabbath EL
Social Work 2019 Oct 31; 64(4):293-300. doi.org/10.1093/sw/swz031

Paradoxical impact of a patient-handling intervention on injury rate disparity among hospital workers. 
Sabbath EL; Yang J; Dennerlein JT; Boden LI; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
Am J Public Health 2019; 109(4), 618-625. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2018.304929

Testing the associations between leading and lagging indicators in a contractor safety pre-qualification database. 
Manjourides J; Dennerlein JT
Am J Ind Med 2019; 62(4): 317-324. doi.org/10.1002/ajim.22951

A Conceptual Model for Guiding Integrated Interventions and Research: Pathways through the Conditions of Work. 
Sorensen G; McLellan DL; Dennerlein, JT; Nagler EM; Sabbath EL; Pronk NP; Wagner GR
In: Hudson HL; Nigam JS; Sauter SL; Chosewood LC; Schill AL; Howard J. Total Worker Health. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association 2019. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000149-006

Job satisfaction and the psychosocial work environment: Does the relationship vary by worker age? 
Miller JA; Hopcia K; Wagner GR; Boden LI; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G; Sabbath EL
J Workplace Behav Health 2019; 33(3-4):221-240. 
doi.org/10.1080/15555240.2018.1526090

2018

Dissemination and Implementation Science for Public Health Professionals: An Overview and Call to Action.
Estabrooks PA; Brownson RC; Pronk NP
Prev Chronic Dis 2018 Dec 20; 15:E162. PMID: 30576272. PMCID: PMC6307829. doi: 10.5888/pcd15.180525

Research Methodologies for Total Worker Health®: Proceedings From a Workshop. 
Tamers SL; Goetzel R; Kelly KM; et al
J Occup Environ Med 2018 Nov; 60(11):968–978.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30407366

Are Fire Stations Contributing to Cancer Risk?
Sparer E; Burke L
Firehouse Magazine 2018 Oct; 43(10), 102-105.
www.firehouse.com/safety-health/cancer-prevention/article/21018140/are-fire-stations-contributing-to-cancer-risk-firehouse-magazine

Early Return to Work Has Benefits for Relief of Back Pain and Functional Recovery After Controlling for Multiple Confounds.
Shaw WS; Nelson CC; Woiszwillo MJ; Gaines B; Peters SE
J Occup Environ Med 2018 Oct; 60(10):901-910. PMID: 29933319. PMCID: PMC6200378. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001380 

Employee Perceptions of Safety, Health, and Well-Being: Focus Group Findings From One Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 
Schult TM; Nagler EM; Sorensen G; et al
J Occup Environ Med 2018 Nov; 60(11):e582-e588. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001445
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A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial of a Total Worker Health® Intervention on Commercial Construction Sites. 
Peters SE; Grant MP; Rodgers J; Manjourides J; Okechukwu CA; Dennerlein JT
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018; 15(11):2354.
www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/11/2354

Mental Health Expenditures: Association with Workplace Incivility and Bullying Among Hospital Patient Care Workers.
Sabbath EL; Williams JAR; Boden LI; Tempesti T; Wagner GR; Hopcia K; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2018 Aug; 60(8):737-742.
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Chronic low back pain: a successful intervention for desk-bound workers.
Dennerlein JT
Occup Environ Med 2018; 75:319-320.
oem.bmj.com/content/early/2018/03/05/oemed-2017-104981

Cohort Profile: The Boston Hospital Workers Health Study.
Sabbath EL; Hashimoto D; Boden LI; Dennerlein J; Williams JAR; Orechia T; Hopcia K; Tripodis Y; Wagner GR; Sorensen G
Int J Epidemiology 2018 Dec 1; 47(6):1739-1740g. 
doi:10.1093/ije/dyy164

Protecting Mental Health of Hospital Workers After Mass Casualty Events: A Social Work Imperative.
Sabbath EL; Shaw J; Stidsen A; Hashimoto D
Social Work 2018 Jul 1; 63(3):272-275.  
doi:10.1093/sw/swy029
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The relationship between organizational policies and practices and work limitations among a group of hospital patient care workers.
Sparer EH; Boden LI; Sorensen G; Dennerlein J; Stoddard A; Wagner GR; Nagler E; Hashimoto D; Hopcia K; Sabbath EL
Am J Ind Med 2018 Aug; 61(8): 691-698. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22864

Preventive care utilization: Association with individual- and workgroup-level policy and practice perceptions.
Sabbath EL; Sparer EH; Boden LI; Wagner GR; Hashimoto DM; Hopcia K; Sorensen G
Prev Med 2018 Jun; 111:235-240. PMID: 2956743. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.03.013

Measuring best practices for workplace safety, health and wellbeing: The Workplace Integrated Safety and Health Assessment.
Sorensen G; Sparer EH; Williams JAR; Gundersen D; Boden LI; Dennerlein JT; Hashimoto D; Katz JN; McLellan DL; Okechukwu CA; Pronk NP; Revette AC; Wagner GR 
J Occup Environ Med 2018 May; 60(5):430-439. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001286
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29389812

The Effect of Workforce Mobility on Intervention Effectiveness Estimates.
Manjourides J; Sparer EH; Okechukwu CA; Dennerlein JT
Ann Work Expo Health 2018 Mar 12; 62(3):259-268
Abstract: doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxx112

2017

Implementing an Integrated Approach: Weaving Worker Health, Safety, and Well-Being into the Fabric of Your Organization.
McLellan D; Moore W; Nagler E; Sorensen G
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Boston, MA, USA, 2017

Exploring the association between organizational safety and health climates and select productivity measures. 
Katz AS; Pronk NP; McLellan D; Dennerlein J; Katz JN
HERO Forum 2017 Conference Proceedings. Waconia, MN: Health Enhancement Research Organization; pp 46-48

Lifting and exertion injuries decrease after implementation of an integrated hospital-wide safe patient handling and mobilisation programme.
Dennerlein JT; O'Day ET; Mulloy DF; Somerville J; Stoddard AM; Kenwood C; Teeple E; Boden LI; Sorensen G; Hashimoto D
Occup Environ Med 2017; 74:336–343
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27919058

An Inspection Tool and Process to Identify Modifiable Aspects of Acute Care Hospital Patient Care Units to Prevent Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders.
Grant MP; Okechukwu CA; Hopcia K; Sorensen G; Dennerlein JT
Workplace Health Saf 2017 Aug 1; 2165079917718852. doi:10.1177/2165079917718852

Impact of occupational injuries on nonworkers’ compensation medical costs of patient-care workers.
Williams JA; Sorensen G; Hashimoto D; Hopcia K; Wagner GR; Boden LI
J Occup Environ Med 2017; 59(6):e119-24.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28598939

The feasibility, safety, and efficacy of using a wireless pedometer to improve the activity level in a cohort of nurses.
Flanagan J; McCord A; Cheney M; Lundquist D
J Holistic Nursing 2016. doi:10.1177/0898010116632919

Assessment of ambient exposures firefighters encounter while at the fire station: An exploratory study.
Sparer EH; Prendergast D; Apell JN; Bartzak MR; Wagner GR; Adamkiewicz G; Hart JE; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2017 Oct: 59(10):1017-1023. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001114

Nurses’ but not supervisors’ safety practices are linked with job satisfaction.
Hurtado D; Kim SS; Subramanian SV; Dennerlein JT; Christiani DC; Hashimoto DM; Sorensen G
J Nurs Manag 2017 May 25. doi:10.1111/jonm.12484

Associations between trunk flexion and physical activity of patient care workers for a single shift: A pilot study.
Arias OE; Umukoro PE; Stoffel SD; Hopcia K; Sorensen G; Dennerlein JT
Work 2017; 56(2):247-255. doi:10.3233/WOR-172481
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28211832

Key organizational characteristics for integrated approaches to protect and promote worker health in smaller enterprises.
McLellan D; Williams JA; Katz JN; Pronk NP; Wagner GR; Cabán-Martinez AJ; Nelson CC; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2017 Mar; 59(3):289–294. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000949
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28267100

Obscured by administrative data? Racial disparities in occupational injury. 
Sabbath EL; Boden LI; Williams JAR; Hashimoto D; Hopcia K; Sorensen G
Scan J Work Environ Health 2017 Mar 1; 43(2):155-162. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3611
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27942733

2016

Marginal structural modelling of associations of occupational injuries with voluntary and involuntary job loss among nursing home workers.
Okechukwu CA; Bacic J; Velasquez E; Hammer LB
J Occup Environ Med 2016 Mar; 73(3):175-82. PMID: 26786757  PMCID: PMC4904717. doi:10.1136/oemed-2015-103067

Exploring the experience and impact of therapeutic touch treatments for nurse colleagues.
Coakley AB; Barron A-M; Annese CD
Visions: J Rogerian Nurs Sci 2016; 22(1), Manuscript 1, 13 pages. 
Abstract: https://go.gale.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA459227444&sid=googleScholar&v=2.1&it=r&linkaccess=abs&issn=10724532&p=AONE&sw=w&userGroupName=mlin_oweb

Integrating worksite health protection and health promotion: A conceptual model for intervention and research.
Sorensen G; McLellan DL; Sabbath EL; Dennerlein JT; Nagler EM; Hurtado DA; Pronk NP; Wagner GR
Prev Med 2016; 91, 188–196.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27527576

Measurement Tools for Integrated Worker Health Protection and Promotion: Lessons Learned From the SafeWell Project.
Pronk NP; McLellan DL; McGrail MP; Olson SM; McKinney ZJ; Katz JN; Wagner GR; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2016 May 18.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27206128

Validation and Dimensionality of the Integration of Health Protection and Health Promotion Score: Evidence from the PULSE small business and VA Medical Center Surveys.
Williams J; Schult T; Nelson C; Caban-Martinez A; Katz J; Wagner G; Pronk N; Sorensen G; McLellan D
J Occup Environ Med 2016 May; 58(5)499-504.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27158957

Supporting employees' work-family needs improves health care quality: Longitudinal evidence from long-term care.
Okechukwu CA; Kelly EL; Bacic J; DePasquale N; Hurtado D; Kossek E; Sembajwe G
Soc Sci Med 2016 May; 157:111-9. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.03.031
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27082022

“Well-Being in All Policies”: Promoting Cross-Sectoral Collaboration to Improve People’s Lives.
Kottke TE; Stiefel M; Pronk NP
Prev Chronic Dis 2016;13:160155.
doi:dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd13.160155

Implementing an integrated health protection/health promotion intervention in the hospital setting: Lessons learned from the Be Well, Work Well Study.
Sorensen G; Nagler EM; Hashimoto D; Dennerlein JT; Theron J; Stoddard AM; Buxton OM; Wallace L; Kenwood C; Nelson CC; Tamers SL; Grant MP; Wagner Gl
J Occup Environ Med 2016 Feb; 58(2):185-94. 
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26849263

2015

Validation of biomarkers of CVD risk from Dried Blood Spots: Methodologies and study-specific serum equivalencies.
Samuelsson L; Hall T; McLean S; Porter J; Berkman L; Sembajwe G; McDade T; Buxton OM
Biodemogr Soc Biol 2015; 61(3):285-97. doi:10.1080/19485565.2015.1068105
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26652683

Schedule Control and Mental Health: The Relevance of Coworkers’ Reports.
Hurtado DA; Glymour MM; Reme SE; Berkman LF; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
Community Work Fam 2015; 18(4):416-434.
Abstract: www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13668803.2015.1080663

Validation of a New Metric for Assessing Approaches Integrating Health Protection and Health Promotion.
Williams J; Nelson CC; Caban-Martinez A; Katz JN; Pronk NP; Wagner G; Sorensen G; McLellan DM
J Occup Environ Med 2015 Sep; 57(9):1017-1021.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26340291

Organizational characteristics influence implementation of worksite health protection and promotion programs: Evidence from smaller businesses.
McLellan DM; Caban-Martinez A; Nelson CC; Pronk NP; Katz JN; Allen JD; Davis K; Wagner G; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2015 Sep; 57(9):1009-1016.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26340290

Integrating health promotion & occupational safety and health in manufacturing worksites: Perspectives of leaders from small-to-medium sized businesses.
Nelson CC; Allen J; McLellan D; Pronk N; Davis K 
Work 2015; 52(1):169-176.
Abstract: content.iospress.com/articles/work/wor2038

Length of time spent working on a commercial construction site and the associations with worker characteristics.
Sparer EH; Okechukwu CA; Manjourides J; Herrick RF; Katz JN; Dennerlein JT
Am J Ind Med 2015 Jun 29. doi:10.1002/ajim.22461
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26122700

Development and validation of a fatigue assessment scale for U.S. construction workers.
Zhang M; Sparer EH; Murphy LA; Dennerlein JT; Fang D; Katz JN; Caban-Martinez AJ
Am J Ind Med 2015 Feb; 58(2):220-8.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25603944

Understanding the hospital sharps injury reporting pathway.
Boden LI; Petrofsky YV; Hopcia K; Wagner GR; Hashimoto D
Am J Ind Med 2015 Mar; 58(3):282-9.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25308763

Physical activity levels at work and outside of work among Commercial Construction Workers.
Arias OE; Caban-Martinez AJ; Umukoro PE; Okechukwu CA; Dennerlein JT  
J Occup Environ Med 2015 Jan; 57(1):73-8.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25563543

Development of a Safety Communication and Recognition Program for Construction.
Sparer EH; Herrick R; Dennerlein JT
New Solutions 2015 May; 25(1):42-58.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25815741

Supervisors' support for nurses' meal breaks and mental health.
Hurtado D; Sorensen G; Hashimoto D
Workplace Health Saf 2015 Mar; 63(3):107-15.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25994975

2014

Office workers with high effort-reward imbalance and overcommitment have greater decreases in heart rate variability over a 2-h working period.
Garza JL; Cavallari JM; Eijckelhof BH; Huysmans MA; Thamsuwan O; Johnson PW; van der Beek AJ; Dennerlein JT
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2015 Jul; 88(5):565-75. PMID: 25249418. doi:10.1007/s00420-014-0983-0
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25249418

Lifeworks@TURCK: A Best Practice Case Study Showing How Design of a Workplace Wellbeing Program Drives Success.
Pronk NP; Lagerstrom D; Haws J
ACSM’s Health Fit J, Worksite Health Promotion Column 2014 Nov/Dec; 19(3) 2014.
Abstract: https://www.healthpartners.com/knowledgeexchange/display/document-rn945

Impact of organizational policies and practices on workplace injuries in a hospital setting.
Tveito TH; Sembajwe G; Boden LI; Dennerlein JT; Wagner GR; Kenwood C; Stoddard AM; Reme SE; Hopcia K; Hashimoto D; Shaw WS; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2014 Aug; 56(8):802-8.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25099405

Worker assessments of organizational practices and psychosocial work environment are associated with musculoskeletal injuries in hospital patient care workers.
Reme SE; Shaw WS; Boden LI; Tveito TH; O'Day ET; Dennerlein JT; Sorensen G
Am J Ind Med 2014 Jul; 57(7):810-8. PMID: 24737462
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24737462

Association between perceived inadequate staffing and musculoskeletal pain among hospital patient care workers.
Kim SS; Okechukwu CA; Dennerlein JT; Boden LI; Hopcia K; Hashimoto DM; Sorensen G
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2014 Apr; 87(3):323-30.
doi:10.1007/s00420-013-0864-y
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23475312

Construction workers working in musculoskeletal pain and engaging in leisure-time physical activity: Findings from a mixed-methods pilot study.
Caban-Martinez AJ; Lowe K; Herrick R; Kenwood C; Gagne JJ; Becker JF; Schneider S; Dennerlein JT; Sorensen G
Am J Ind Med 2014 Jul; 57(7):819-25. PMCID: 4074541. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22332. Free Access.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24760608

Occupational injury among hospital patient-care workers: What is the association with non-physical workplace violence?
Sabbath E; Hurtado D; Okechukwu C; Tamers S; Nelson C; Wagner G; Sorensen G
Am J Ind Med 2014. Feb;57(2):222-232. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22271
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24151093

Health Promotion in Smaller Workplaces in the United States.
Harris J; Hannon P; Beresford S; Linnan L; McLellan D 
Annu Rev Public Health 2014. 35:12.1-12.16. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182416
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24387086

Physical activity and BMI: the contribution of age and workplace characteristics.
Nelson CC; Wagner GR; Caban-Martinez AJ; Buxton OM; Kenwood CT; Sabbath EL; Hashimoto DM; Hopcia K; Allen JD; Sorensen G
Am J Prev Med 2014; 46(3S1):S42-S51. PMCID: 4007484. Free Access.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24512930
Full article (free): www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4007484/

Work stress, sleep deficiency and predicted 10-year cardiometabolic risk in a female patient care worker population.
Jacobsen H; Reme SE; Sembajwe G; Hopcia K; Stiles T; Sorensen G; Porter J; Marino M; Buxton O
Am J Ind Med 2014. 57:940-949]. PMCID: 4111954. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22340
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24809311
Full article (free): www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4111954/

Bicycling to work at Quality Bicycle Products: A case example for active transportation in the business and industry sector.
Pronk NP; Simon BC; Gaikowski J
ACSM’s Health Fit J 2014; 18(5):49-52. doi:10.1249/FIT.0000000000000060

Work-family conflict, psychological distress, and sleep deficiency among patient care workers.
Jacobsen H; Reme SE; Sembajwe G; Hopcia K; Stoddard A; Kenwood C; Stiles T; Sorensen G; Buxton O 
Workplace Health Saf 2014 Jul; 62(7):282-91. doi:10.3928/21650799-20140617-04
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25000547
Full article (free): www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4430726/

2013

Integrated Worker Health Protection and Promotion Programs: Overview and Perspectives on Health and Economic Outcomes.
Pronk NP
J Occup Environ Med 2013 Dec; 55(12 0): S30–S37. PMCID: PMC4155035. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000031
Full article (free): www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4155035/

Results of a pilot intervention to improve health and safety for healthcare workers.
Caspi CE; Dennerlein J; Kenwood C; Stoddard A; Hopcia K; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2013; 55:1449–1455. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0b013e3182a7e65a

Integration of Health Protection and Health Promotion:  Rationale, Indicators, and Metrics.
Sorensen G; McLellan D; Dennerlein J; Pronk N; Allen J; Boden L; Okechukwu C; Hashimoto D; Stoddard A; Wagner G
J Occup Environ Med 2013 Dec; 55 (Suppl):S12-18. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000032
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24284762
Full article (free): journals.lww.com/joem/Fulltext/2013/12001/Integration_of_Health_Protection_and_Health.3.aspx#

Are social relationships a healthy influence on obesogenic behaviors among racially/ethnically diverse and socio-economically disadvantaged residents?
Tamers SL; Okechukwu C; Allen CD; Yang M; Stoddard A; Sorensen G
Prev Med 2013 Jan; 56(1):70-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.11.012
PDF: ac.els-cdn.com/S0091743512005890/1-s2.0-S0091743512005890-main.pdf?_tid=e13b3566-1192-11e3-969f-00000aacb35d&acdnat=1377881009_608c155879fb836cdf68b4e4c5f41312
Abstract: www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0091743512005890

Psychosocial stress and multi-site musculoskeletal pain: a cross-sectional survey of patient care workers.
Sembajwe G; Tveito TH; Hopcia K; Kenwood C; O’Day ET; Stoddard A; Dennerlein J; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
Workplace Health Saf 2013; 61(3):117-125. doi: 10.1177/216507991306100304
Abstract: www.healio.com/nursing/journals/aaohn/%7B564221a7-5858-4d19-82fb-b2368baa917e%7D/psychosocial-stress-and-multi-site-musculoskeletal-pain-a-cross-sectional-survey-of-patient-care-workers

Association between work-family conflict and musculoskeletal pain among hospital patient care workers.
Kim SS; Okechukwu CA; Buxton OM; Dennerlein JT; Boden LI; Hashimoto DM; Sorensen G
Am J Ind Med 2013 Apr; 56(4):488-95. doi:10.1002/ajim.22120. Free Access.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Association+between+work-family+conflict+and+musculoskeletal+pain+among+hospital+patient+care+workers

2012

SafeWell practice guidelines: An integrated approach to worker health
McLellan D; Harden E; Markkanen P; Sorensen G

Ergonomic practices within patient care units are associated with musculoskeletal pain and limitations.
Dennerlein JT; Hopcia K; Sembajwe G; Kenwood C; Stoddard AM; Tveito TH; Hashimoto DM; Sorensen G
Am J Ind Med 2012 Feb; 55(2):107-16. doi:10.1002/ajim.21036
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3679918/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3679918/pdf/nihms-474755.pdf

Occupational injuries for consecutive and cumulative shifts among hospital registered nurses and patient care associates: a case-control study. 
Hopcia K; Dennerlein JT; Hashimoto D; Orechia T; Sorensen G
Workplace Health Saf 2012 Oct; 60(10):437-44. doi:10.3928/21650799-20120917-39

Relationship of sleep deficiency to perceived pain and functional limitations in hospital patient careworkers.
Buxton OM; Hopcia K; Sembajwe G; Porter JH; Dennerlein JT; Kenwood C; Stoddard AM; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2012 Jul; 54(7):851-8. doi:10.1097/JOM.0b013e31824e6913
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3720240/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3720240/pdf/nihms408008.pdf

Musculoskeletal pain and psychological distress in hospital patient care workers.
Reme SE; Dennerlein JT; Hashimoto D; Sorensen G
J Occup Rehabil 2012 Dec; 22(4):503-10. doi:10.1007/s10926-012-9361-5
 

Occupational injuries among nurses and aides in a hospital setting.
Boden LI; Sembajwe G; Tveito TH; Hashimoto D; Hopcia K; Kenwood C; Stoddard AM; Sorensen G
Am J Ind Med. 2012 Feb;55(2):117-26. doi:10.1002/ajim.21018
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22025077

2011

The role of the work context in multiple wellness outcomes for hospital patient care workers.
Sorensen G; Stoddard AM; Stoffel S; Buxton O; Sembajwe G; Hashimoto D; Dennerlein JT; Hopcia K
J Occup Environ Med 2011 Aug; 53(8):899-910. doi:10.1097/JOM.0b013e318226a74a
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3693572/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3693572/pdf/nihms474084.pdf

Preventing Chronic Disease in the Workplace: A Workshop Report and Recommendations.
Sorensen G; Landsbergis P; Hammer L; Amick III B; Linnan L; Yancey A; Welch L; Goetzel R; Flannery K; Pratt C
Am J Public Health 2011 Dec; 101(Suppl 1): S196–S207. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2010.300075
Full text: ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/full/10.2105/AJPH.2010.300075

Statement on national worklife priorities.
Cherniack M; Henning R; Merchant JA; Punnett L; Sorensen G; Wagner G
Am J Ind Med 2011 Jan; 54(1):10-20. doi:10.1002/ajim.20900.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Statement+on+national+worklife+priorities

2010

Tobacco use cessation and weight management among motor freight workers: results of the gear up for health study.
Sorensen G; Stoddard A; Quintiliani L; Ebbeling C; Nagler E; Yang M; Pereira L; Wallace L
Cancer Causes Control 2010 Dec; 21(12):2113-22. doi:10.1007/s10552-010-9630-6
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3275135/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3275135/pdf/nihms-353013.pdf

Elements of External Validity of Tools for Health: An Intervention for Construction Laborers.
Hunt M; Harley A; Stoddard A; Lederman R; MacArthur M; Sorensen G
Am J Health Promot 2010 May-Jun; Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. e11-e20. doi: 10.4278/ajhp.080721-QUAN-130
Abstract: ajhpcontents.org/doi/abs/10.4278/ajhp.080721-QUAN-130

The association of workplace hazards and smoking in a U.S. multiethnic working-class population.
Okechukwu CA; Krieger N; Chen J; Sorensen G; Li Y; Barbeau EM
Public Health Rep 2010 Mar-Apr; 125(2):225-33. doi: 10.1177/003335491012500211
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2821850/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2821850/pdf/phr125000225.pdf

2009

Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workers.
Buxton OM, Quintiliani LM, Yang MH, Ebbeling CB, Stoddard AM, Pereira LK, Sorensen G.
Am J Public Health. 2009 Nov;99 Suppl 3:S636-43. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2008.158501.
Abstract: ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.2008.15850
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2774168/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2774168/pdf/S636.pdf

A hazardous substance exposure prevention rating method for intervention needs assessment and effectiveness evaluation: the Small Business Exposure Index.
LaMontagne AD, Stoddard AM, Roelofs C, Sembajwe G, Sapp AL, Sorensen G.
Environ Health. 2009 Mar 26;8:10. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-8-10.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19323840
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2679725/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2679725/pdf/1476-069X-8-10.pdf

MassBuilt: effectiveness of an apprenticeship site-based smoking cessation intervention for unionized building trades workers.
Okechukwu CA, Krieger N, Sorensen G, Li Y, Barbeau EM.
Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Aug;20(6):887-94. doi:10.1007/s10552-009-9324-0. Epub 2009 Mar 20.
Abstract: link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10552-009-9324-0
Full text: link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10552-009-9324-0/fulltext.html
PDF: link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs10552-009-9324-0.pdf

Work experiences and tobacco use: findings from the gear up for health study.
Sorensen G, Quintiliani L, Pereira L, Yang M, Stoddard A.
J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Jan;51(1):87-94. doi:10.1097/JOM.0b013e31818f69f8.
Abstract: journals.lww.com/joem/Abstract/2009/01000/Work_Experiences_and_Tobacco_Use__Findings_From.12.aspx

2007

Tools for health: the efficacy of a tailored intervention targeted for construction laborers.
Sorensen G, Barbeau EM, Stoddard AM, Hunt MK, Goldman R, Smith A, Brennan AA, Wallace L.
Cancer Causes Control. 2007 Feb;18(1):51-9.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17186421

2005

Promoting behavior change among working-class, multiethnic workers: results of the healthy directions--small business study.
Sorensen G, Barbeau E, Stoddard AM, Hunt MK, Kaphingst K, Wallace L.
Am J Public Health. 2005 Aug;95(8):1389-95. Epub 2005 Jul 7.
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1449371/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1449371/pdf/0951389.pdf

Process evaluation of an integrated health promotion/occupational health model in WellWorks-2.
Hunt MK, Lederman R, Stoddard AM, LaMontagne AD, McLellan D, Combe C, Barbeau E, Sorensen G.
Health Educ Behav. 2005 Feb;32(1):10-26.
Abstract: heb.sagepub.com/content/32/1/10.abstract

2004

Assessing and intervening on OSH programmes: effectiveness evaluation of the Wellworks-2 intervention in 15 manufacturing worksites.
LaMontagne AD, Barbeau E, Youngstrom RA, Lewiton M, Stoddard AM, McLellan D, Wallace LM, Sorensen G.
Occup Environ Med. 2004 Aug;61(8):651-60.
Abstract: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1740820/
PDF: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1740820/pdf/v061p00651.pdf

2002

A comprehensive worksite cancer prevention intervention: behavior change results from a randomized controlled trial (United States).
Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, LaMontagne AD, Emmons K, Hunt MK, Youngstrom R, McLellan D, Christiani DC.
Cancer Causes Control. 2002 Aug;13(6):493-502
Abstract: link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FA%3A1016385001695
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12195637

1998

The effects of a health promotion-health protection intervention on behavior change: the WellWorks Study.
Sorensen G, Stoddard A, Hunt MK, Hebert JR, Ockene JK, Avrunin JS, Himmelstein J, Hammond SK.
Am J Public Health. 1998 Nov;88(11):1685-90.
Full text: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1508574/
PDF: ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdfplus/10.2105/AJPH.88.11.1685