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Nicole Champagne

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Nicole J. Champagne Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor
  • College
    Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • Department
    Public Health
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4132
  • Email

Expertise

Public Health, Service Learning, Professional Preparation in Health Education

Research Interests

Service Learning, Professional Preparation in Health Education

Service Learning, Job Stress and Chronic Disease, Integrated Worksite Wellness

Education

  • Ph D: Service Learning in Health Education, (2004), Columbia University Teachers College - New York, NY
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Using case study methodology to assess the influence of service learning processes on competency development of entry-level health educators
  • MS: Health Promotion, (1992), Bridgewater State College - Bridgewater, MA
  • BS: Biology, (1989), Stonehill College - No. Easton, MA
    Supporting Area: Healthcare Administration

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Designation (2011), Teaching - UMass Lowell Athletic Department
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2007), Teaching - Student Government Association
  • Exceeding Expectations Award for Teaching Excellence (2004), Teaching - UMass Lowell Student Government Association
  • Haskell Award for Distinguished Teaching (2004), Teaching - UMass Lowell Division of Continuing Studies
  • Outstanding Faculty Designation (2003), Teaching - UMass Lowell Athletic Department
  • Outstanding Faculty Designation (2003) - UMass Lowell Athletic Department
  • Teaching Excellence Award (1998), Teaching - Department of Health and Clinical Sciences, UMass Lowell
  • Teaching Excellence Award (1997), Teaching - UMass Lowell Student Government Association

Selected Publications

  • Coughlin, S., Thind, H.K., Liu, B., Champagne, N.J., Jacobs, M., Massey, R.I. (2016). Mobile Phone Apps for Preventing Cancer Through Educational and Behavioral Interventions: State of the Art and Remaining Challenges. JMIR Mhealth And Uhealth, 4(2) e69.
  • Nobrega, S., Champagne, N.J., Abreu, M., Goldstein-Gelb, M., Montano, M., Lopez, I., Arevalo, J., Bruce, S., Punnett, L. (2015). Obesity/Overweight and the Role of Working Conditions: A Qualitative, Participatory Investigation. Health Promotion Practice.
  • Coughlin, S.S., Jacobs, M., Thind, H.K., Champagne, N.J., Liu, B., Golden, M.S., Osimo, C., Tracy, N., Massey, R.I. (2015). On the Need for Research-Tested Smartphone Applications for Reducing Exposures to Known or Suspected Breast Carcinogens in Work and Home Environments. Journal of environment and health sciences, 1(4).
  • Nobrega, S., Champagne, N.J., Azaroff, L.S., Shetty, K., Punnett, L. (2010). Barriers to workplace stress interventions in employee assistance practice: Eap perspectives. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 25(4) 282-295.
  • Azaroff, L.S., Champagne, N.J., Nobrega, S., Shetty, K., Punnett, L. (2010). Getting to know you: Occupational health researchers investigate employee assistance professionals' approaches to workplace stress. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 25(4) 296-319.
  • Champagne, N.J. (2006). Service Learning: Its origin, evolution, and connection to health education. American Journal of Health Education, 37(2) 97-102.
  • Champagne, N.J. (2006). Using the NCHEC areas of responsibility to assess service learning outcomes in undergraduate health education students. American Journal of Health Education, 37(3) 137-145.

Selected Presentations

  • Food, Fat, and Fitness - High School Scholars Program, June - UMass Lowell
  • Acquaintance Rape - Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell Volunteer Training, October - Lowell, MA
  • Community Health and Environment - The Millennial Generation and Health Promotion,
  • Work, Stress, and Health - Work, Stress, and Health,
  • Obesity/overweight and the role of working conditions in lower income workers- a qualitative, participatory investigation - Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat, May 2012 - Shrewsbury, MA
  • Obesity/overweight and the role of working conditions in lower income workers- a qualitative, participatory investigation - SHE Research Day, May 2012
  • Designing Interventions to Reduce Stress in the Workplace - Mass Department of Public Health: Working on Wellness Webinar, January 2012
  • Work, Stress, and Health Program, 2011
  • Work, Stress, and Health Program, 2011 - Worcester, MA
  • Beyond Breathing: Controlling workplace stressors as part of a comprehensive employee wellness program - Mass Department of Public Health: Working on Wellness, October 2011
  • Volunteers: A Gift to the Community - The annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, September 2011 - Salisbury Senior Center, Salisbury, MA
  • - Focus Group Facilitator√™s Training, June 2011
  • Work, Stress, and Health: What it Means to You!, June 2011 - Worcester, MA
  • A Research-to-Practice Toolkit for Promoting Participatory Health Promotion and Protection - Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat, May 2011 - Shrewsbury, MA
  • Beyond Breathing: Organizational Approaches to Reducing Job Stressors - New England Regional Conference for Laboratory Professionals, April 2011 - Boxboro, MA
  • Work, Stress, and Health: Patient Risk Identification and Implications for Patient Education - Mass Association of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Professionals Half-Day Meeting, March 2011 - Framingham, MA
  • - Work, Stress, and Health Program, February 2011
  • Worksite Policy and Systems Initiatives to address Physical Activity, Smoking Cessation, and Stress Reduction - Partnership for a Heart Healthy Stroke Free Massachusetts Conference, January 2011 - Devens, MA
  • - Workplace Hazards Conference, June 2009 - Shrewsbury, MA
  • Organizational Approaches to Reducing Job Stress - MA/RI Employee Assistance Association Symposium, May 2009 - Waltham, MA
  • Organizational Approaches to Reducing Job Stress - An Ounce of Prevention Conference, October 2008 - Westborough, MA
  • E-portfolios as Tools for Programmatic and Student Based Assessment in Health Education - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2007 - Washington, DC
  • Training the Holistic Health Educator in a World of Traditional Health Promotion - Society for Public Health Education Annual Conference, November 2007 - Washington, DC
  • - Philanthropy Day Conference, May 2007
  • Developing NCHEC Areas of Competency for Entry-Level Health Educators: Is Service Learning the Answer? - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2004 - Washington, DC
  • Health Disparities in the Curriculum: A Web Based Resource - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2004 - Washington, DC
  • Service Learning in Health Education - Center for Family, Work, and Community Breakfast, April 2004 - UMass Lowell
  • Nurturing and Assessing Service Learning Partnerships - Society for Public Health Education Scientific Conference, June 2003 - Las Cruces, NM
  • Here√™s to Health - Professional Development Conference Lowell, MA, March 2003 - Lowell, MA
  • Culturally Competent Health Education - Lowell Community Health Center Staff Training, November 2002 - Lowell, MA
  • Anatomy of a Service Learning Course in Health Education - Society for Public Health Education Annual Conference, November 2002 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Visually Organizing Content for Learning - New England Faculty Development Consortium Conference, November 2001 - Worcester, MA
  • Challenging Students, Creative Solutions - UMass Online Faculty Meeting, November 2001
  • CyberEd in the College of Health Professions - Faculty Development Meeting, November 2000 - UMass Lowell.
  • Health Educators for the 21st Century - Wellness 2K Conference, March 2000 - Charleston, SC
  • Needs Assessment and Evaluation - Counseling Center Inservice Training, March 1998 - UMass Lowell

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Develop and disseminate educational materials to diverse constituents working in the health professions regarding job stress and cardiovascular disease risk (2012), Grant - Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2013), -
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Principal)
  • Prevalence of cardiovascular and metabolic disease risk factors in a population of diverse female night shift workers (2011), Grant - SHE
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Investigator)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2012), -
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Principal)
  • To identify factors in the workplace that lower income workers perceive affect their weight status (2011), Grant - UMass Medical School Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Obesity/Overweight and the Role of Working Conditions in Lower Income Workers - A (2011), Contract - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Champagne, N.J. (Principal)
  • Joseph P. Healey and Public Service Endowment Grant (2007), Grant - Joseph P. Healey and Public Service Endowment Grant, UML
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Principal)
  • E-Portfolios as a Tool for Programmatic and Student Based Assessment in Health Education (2006), Grant - UMass Information Technology Council
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Principal)
  • Alcohol Education for First-Year Students: "No Regrets (2005), Grant - Massachusetts Governor's Highway Safety Commission
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Investigator)
  • Health Disparities Among Healthcare Workers (2000), Grant - NIOSH / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Investigator)