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Nicole Champagne

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Nicole J. ChampagneChair - Public Health, Associate Professor
  • CollegeZuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentCommunity Health & Sustainability
  • Phone(978) 934-4132
  • EmailNicole_Champagne@uml.edu

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

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

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 pp. 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 pp. 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 pp. 296-319
  • Champagne, N.J. (2006) "Service Learning: Its origin, evolution, and connection to health education," American Journal of Health Education 37:2 pp. 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 pp. 137-145

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 - Worcester, MA
  • Work, Stress, and Health Program, 2011
  • 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 Facilitatorês 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
  • Hereês 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

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Co-PI: 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
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2013), -
    Champagne, N.J. (Co-Principal)
  • Co-Investigator: Prevalence of cardiovascular and metabolic disease risk factors in a population of diverse female night shift workers (2011), Grant - SHE
  • 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)
  • Co-PI: Joseph P. Healey and Public Service Endowment Grant (2007), Grant - Joseph P. Healey and Public Service Endowment Grant, UML
  • PI: E-Portfolios as a Tool for Programmatic and Student Based Assessment in Health Education (2006), Grant - UMass Information Technology Council
  • Co-Investigator: Alcohol Education for First-Year Students: "No Regrets (2005), Grant - Massachusetts Governor's Highway Safety Commission
  • Co- Investigator: Health Disparities Among Healthcare Workers (2000), Grant - NIOSH / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention