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 will deliver the University Professor lecture on April 23, 4 to 6 p.m. at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center in Lowell. Please join us as she discusses "The Body at Work: From Construction to Keyboards." 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

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