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Feasibility of a capacity building organizational intervention for worker safety and well-being in the transportation industry: Pivoting to address the COVID-19 pandemic and social and political unrest in Chile.
Peters SE; López Gómez MA; Hendersen G; Martínez Maldonado M; Dennerlein JT
J Occup Environ Med 2024 Apr 8; ():10.1097/JOM.0000000000003112. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000003112

Work Matters: Mainstreaming Worker Health and Safety Is Not Limited to Pandemic Response.
Wagner GR; Michaels D
Am J Public Health; February 15, 2024. pp. e1-e5.

US workers during the covid-19 pandemic: uneven risks, inadequate protections, and predictable consequences.
Michaels D; Spieler EA; Wagner GR
BMJ 2024; 384:e076623. doi:10.1136/bmj-2023-076623

US Obstetrician-Gynecologists' Perceived Impacts of Post–Dobbs v Jackson State Abortion Bans.
Sabbath EL; McKetchnie SM; Arora KS; Buchbinder M
JAMA Netw Open. Jan 17, 2024;7(1):e2352109. 


Can Better Leadership Reduce Nursing Home Staff Turnover?
Williams J; Collins JE; Gandhi A; Yu H; Boden L; Katz J; Wagner G; Sorensen G
J Am Med Dir Assoc 2023 June 22; ISSN 1525 8610.

Lessons From COVID-19 for Protecting Workers in the Next Pandemic.
Michaels D, Wagner GR, Ryan L. JAMA. June 16, 2023;330(1):23-24. doi:10.1001/jama.2023.8229

Work, the Workplace, and the Mental Health of Workers.
Pronk NP.  ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal 27(3):p 50-52, 5/6 2023. doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000859

Thriving from Work Questionnaire: Dimensionality, reliability, and validity of the long and short form questionnaires.
Peters SE; Gundersen DA; Katz JN; Sorensen G; Wagner GR
Am J Ind Med 2023 Feb 7; 1- 16. doi:10.1002/ajim.23465

Documenting the health, well-being, and experiences of older workers in the Senior Community Service Employment Program: Topline results of SCSEP respondents in Massachusetts.
Halvorsen C; Lai PHL. 2023 Jan; Boston College School of Social Work.


Residential addiction treatment providers: Identifying the role of social context in worker health and turnover.
Stelson EA; Sabbath-Clayton LL; Sorensen G; Kubzansky LD; Berkman LF; Sabbath EL
Soc Sci Med 2022 Dec; 314:115462.

Documenting the health, well-being, and experiences of older Asian workers in the Senior Community Service Employment Program: Topline Massachusetts results.
Halvorsen, C., & Lai, P. H. L. (2022, August). Boston College School of Social Work.

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 2022 Jul 19;

How the Senior Community Service Employment Program influences participant well-being: A participatory research approach with program recommendations.
Halvorsen CJ, Werner K, McColloch E, & Yulikova O. Research on Aging. June 16, 2022.

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.

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


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.

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.

Organisational interventions to improve employees' health and wellbeing: A realist synthesis.
Roodbari H; Axtell C; Nielsen K; Sorensen G
J Appl Psychol 2021 Aug 23; 71(3).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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; Katz JN; Gundersen DA; Wagner GR
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18(13):7196.

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.

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
Soc Sci Med 2021 Jan; 269:113593.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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; Luckhaupt S; Nigam J; Pronk NP; Rohlman DS; Baron S; Brosseau LM; Bushnell T; Campo S; Chang CC; Childress A; Chosewood LC; Cunningham T; Goldenhar LM; Huang TT; Hudson H; Linnan L; Newman LS; Olson R; Ozminkowski RJ; Punnett L; Schill A; Scholl J; Sorensen G
J Occup Environ Med 2018 Nov; 60(11):968–978.

Are Fire Stations Contributing to Cancer Risk?
Sparer E; Burke L
Firehouse Magazine 2018 Oct; 43(10), 102-105.

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; Sullivan JL; Gendreau N; Seibert RG; Mohr DC
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.

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.

Chronic low back pain: a successful intervention for desk-bound workers.
Dennerlein JT
Occup Environ Med 2018; 75:319-320.

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. 

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.  
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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

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


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

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.

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

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

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


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. 

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.

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.

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.

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

“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.

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. 


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Development of a Safety Communication and Recognition Program for Construction.
Sparer EH; Herrick R; Dennerlein JT
New Solutions 2015 May; 25(1):42-58.

Supervisors' support for nurses' meal breaks and mental health.
Hurtado D; Sorensen G; Hashimoto D
Workplace Health Saf 2015 Mar; 63(3):107-15.


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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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

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.


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
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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
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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


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
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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
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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.


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
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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

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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.


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.


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.
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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.


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.


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


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.
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