Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace

Check out our new online toolkit that helps organizations implement successful worksite health, safety and wellness programs. Researchers at CPH-NEW designed and field tested all of the materials and tools in the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program that engage employees at all levels in the design of integrated interventions. Learn more.
Prof. Laura Punnett of the Department of Work Environment delivered the University Professor lecture "The Body at Work: From Construction to Keyboards" in April. View the presentation. Learn more about her appointment to University Professor.
Does job and commuting stress distract drivers? How tuned in are custodians to prevention of injury and illness? Recent recipients of CPH-NEW’s pilot grants will seek answers to these questions. The results will be used to propose interventions that will protect and promote health. Read more.
Assoc. Prof. Manuel Cifuentes of the Work Environment Department at UMass Lowell is testing the use of treadmills and sit-to-stand electric desks as promising solutions to help people stay healthy, and avoid a sedentary lifestyle that can cause cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and more. Learn more.

Meet Our Faculty

Rebecca Gore, Ph.D.Statistical Applications Programmer, Work Environment, CPH-NEW 
Saira Latif, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Management (Finance), CPH-NEWInvestments, International Finance, Performance Evaluation
Laura Punnett, Sc.D.Professor, Work Environment, Work Environment, CPH-NEW, Center for Women & Work 
Nicole Champagne, Ed.D.Department Chair, Associate Professor, Community Health & Sustainability Public Health, Service Learning, Professional Preparation in Health Education
Supriya Lahiri, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Economics, Economics, Global Studies Applied Macro and Micro Models, Energy & Environmental Economics, Economics of Occupational Health