Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace

November 2-6, 2013

CPH-NEW researchers will present the following papers at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Boston, Mass.

  1. Punnett, L., Gore, R., & Kriebel, D.  (2013, Nov.). Back pain among nursing home workers: Persistence within individuals. Paper presented at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  2. Kurowski, A., Pransky, G., Choi, Y., & Punnett, L.  (2013, Nov.). Impact of safe resident handling programs in nursing homes on outcomes after work injury ear. Paper presented at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  3. Zhang, Y. & Punnett, L. (2013, Nov.). Work-family conflict and health among caregivers in skilled nursing facilities: The role of sleep. Paper presented at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  4. Nobrega, S., Kernan, L., Plaku-Alakbarova, B., Bizarro, A., Calabrese, C., Robertson, M., Warren, N., & Henning, R. (2013, Nov.). Field tests of a toolkit for participatory healthy workplace programs. Poster presented at the 141st American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

July 8-11, 2013

CPH-NEW researchers are presenting their research at the 8th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS) in Busan, Korea.

  1. Punnett, L., Gore, R. J., & Kriebel, D. (2013, July). Random effects models of back pain among nursing home workers. Presented at the 8th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS), Busan, Korea.
  2. Qin, J. Punnett, L., Kurowski, A., & Gore, R. J. (2013, July). The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers’ compensation claims among nursing home workers. Presented at the 8th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS), Busan, Korea.
  3. Kurowski, A. & Punnett, L. (2013, July). Physical and psychosocial health effects of nursing home staff responsible for unpaid healthcare work.  Presented at the 8th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS), Busan, Korea.

June 27, 2013

Champagne, S., Abreu, M., Nobrega, S., Goldstein-Gelb, M., Montano, I., Lopez, J., Arevalo, S., Bruce, L., & Punnett, L. (2013, June). Obesity/overweight and the role of working conditions: A qualitative, participatory investigation.  Poster presented at the Society for Community, Research, and Action 2013 Biennial Conference, University of Miami, Miami, FL.

May 16-19, 2013

CPH-NEW researchers presented their research at the "Work, Stress and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health" Conference in Los Angeles, CA. 

  1. Bauerle, T. J., Zweber, Z., Bizarro, A., Henning, R., & Roberts, R. (2013, May). Unique perspectives of job stress among correction officers: A qualitative investigation. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA 
  2. Bizarro, A., Reeves, D., Zhu, X., & Henning, R. (2013, May). Buffering effects of Sense of Coherence on employee burnout. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Friday, May 17, 1:45pm – 3:30pm 
  3. Calabrese, C. & Henning, R.A. Testing the Job Demands-Control Model of Stress Using Teams as the Unit of Analysis (2013, May). Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Saturday, May 18, 2013, 4:45pm – 6:00pm. 
  4. Calabrese, C., Dove-Steinkamp, M., Spina, M., & Henning, R.A. (2013, May). A Multilevel Model of Team Member Stress over Time. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Saturday, May 18, 2013, 4:45pm – 6:00pm. 
  5. Champagne, S., Abreu, M., Nobrega, S., Goldstein-Gelb, M., Montano, I., Lopez, J., Arevalo, S., Bruce, L., & Punnett, L. (2013, May). Obesity/Overweight and the role of working conditions in lower income workers- A qualitative, participatory investigation. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Friday, May 17, 3:15-4:30 
  6. Chen, Z., Chang, L., Barnes-Farrell, J., Warren, N., & Cherniack, M. (2013, May). Beyond accidents and injuries: Work-safety tension and physical health of manufacturing employees. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Saturday, May 18, 2013, 3:15pm – 4:30pm 
  7. Faghri, P., Wallace, K., & CPH-NEW Team. (2013, May). Relationship between occupational and lifestyle factors and weight gain among a cohort of correctional officers. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Sunday, May 19, 2013, 11:15am – 12:30pm 
  8. Warren, N. & Barnes-Farrell, J. Work Ability: A sensitive predictor of short-term health outcomes. (2013, May). Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Sunday, May 19, 2013, 3:15pm – 4:30pm 
  9. Warren, N., Dussetschleger, J., Punnett, L., & Cherniack, M. (2013, May). Correction Officers: Rapid Onset of Musculoskeletal Symptoms with Job Tenure. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Sunday, May 19, 2013, 9:45am – 11:00am 
  10. Zhang, Y., Flum, M., Kotejoshyer, R., Fleishman, J. M., Henning, R., Punnett, L., & ProCare Research Team. (2013, May). Facilitators and barriers for workplace participatory interventions: Perspectives from employees and management in three nursing homes. Paper presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. Saturday, May 18, 2013 11:15am-12:30pm (change requested) 
  11. Zweber, Z. M., Henning, R. A., & Magley, V. J. (2013, May) Multi-faceted organizational health climate assessment: A scale development. Poster presented at Work, Stress & Health 2013, Biannual International Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA. (session TBD)

May 8, 2013

Champagne, S., Abreu, M., Nobrega, S., Goldstein-Gelb, M., Montano, I., Lopez, J., Arevalo, S., Bruce, L., & Punnett, L. (2013, May). The link between obesity and work in the low wage workforce.  Presented at the University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical & Translational Science 4th Annual Research Retreat, Albert Sherman Center, UMass Medical School Worcester Campus, Worcester, MA.