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Events

Upcoming Events

April 24-27, 2017: “Organizational Stress Management: A Sustainable Approach” - American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 2017 National Conference, New Orleans, L.A. Suzanne Nobrega, M.S., CPH-NEW Outreach Director will be presenting. View the Program Agenda.

MA Working on Wellness Expert Series Webinars
Dates & Topics include:

  • April 19, 2017 at 2-3 p.m. EST: Community Supported Agriculture: Supporting & Increasing Fresh Food Access
  • April 28, 2017 at 3-4 p.m. EST: Mobile Markets: Accessing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables on Wheels
  • May 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. - Noon EST: Well Building Standard: Creating Healthy Spaces
  • May 10, 2017 at 10-11 a.m. EST: No Sleep vs. Bad Sleep: The Impact of Sleep on Wellness
  • May 18 at 1-2 p.m. EST: Health Equity: Promoting Health Equity for All

You can visit the Working on Wellness website to Register online and get more information. 

June 7-10, 2017: "Work, Stress and Health 2017: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities" -The 12th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, – Minneapolis, M.N. Register online.

July 31-August 3, 2017: 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) & 12th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management (ODAM) - Banff, Alberta, Canada. You can get more information on the ACE website.

October 4-6, 2017: "Worker Well-Being into the 21st Century" - New England Association of Occupational Health Nurses Conference - Norwich Inn, C.T. Keynote presentation about CPH-NEW and Total Worker Health will be given by Jennifer Cavallari, Sc.D., Assistant Professor, Community Medicine and Healthcare at UConn Health Center.

November 4-8, 2017: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting - Atlanta, G.A. Registration will open in June, 2017. You can get more information on the American Public Health Association website.

Past 2016 Events

March 31, 2017: Spring Occupational & Employee Health Nurses Conference - Community Education & Conference Center at Frisbie Memorial Hospital Rochester, N.H. Alicia Kurowski, Sc.D., Post Doctorate Research Fellow at CPH-NEW presented. Please see the Healthcare Employee Health Nurses Association of New England website for more information.

MA Working on Wellness Expert Series Webinars

Dates and topics included:

January 18, 2017 - CPH-NEW 3.0 Webinar
In this webinar lead researchers discussed what's new and upcoming in Total Worker Health® (TWH) research and outreach/education. You will learn how to engage with CPH-NEW and stay up-to-date on all things related to TWH. View the webinar recording.

November 15, 2016 - “Total Worker Health: Integrating Safety and Health to Advance Worker Well-being” - Alicia Kurowski, Sc.D., Post Doctorate Research Fellow at CPH-NEW gave this presentation at “The Changing Face of Wellness” meeting at Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion, Concord, NH. View the program agenda.

November 2, 2016 - “Massachusetts Working on Wellness: Evaluation of a statewide public health initiative to advance workforce health” - Denver, Colorado.
Suzanne Nobrega, MS gave this presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo. View the program agenda.

October 28, 2016 - ConnectiCOSH's Annual Health and Safety Convention
This day long event offered numerous workshops around various workplace health and safety issues and featured Michael J. Wright, Director of Health, Safety and Environment, United Steel Workers (1984-Present). UAW Region 9A, 111 South Road, Farmington, CT.

October 24, 2016 - UConn Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion and CPH-NEW present Environment, Epigenetics and Cancer: How to Cultivate the Connections - UCONN Storrs,
Keynote Presentation by Mary Beth Terry, PhD “Breast Cancer Susceptibility: Rethinking the role of the environment and methods to improve risk assessment.” View the program agenda.

April 1, 2016 - First Annual Occupational Health and Safety Research Conference, University of Iowa, IA. Mahboobeh Ghesmaty Sangachin and Lora A. Cavuoto gave a poster presentation Job Demand, Control and Support in Association with Participation in Worksite Wellness Programs. View the program agenda(pdf).

April 1, 2016 - NYNJ Annual Scientific Meeting, Mt. Sinai
CPH-NEW Co-director Laura Punnett Sc.D., presented Health protection and health promotion opportunities in healthcare settings at the 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the NY NJ Education and Research Center.

March 30, 2016 - Participatory Action Research Conference, UCONN, Storrs
2014 Pilot Grantees presented their findings from their pilot studies: Katrina Burch, M.A., Reducing commuting stress and work-related rumination, Jenny Garza, Ph.D., Informing interventions to protect/promote the health of custodians. Keynote speaker Suzanne Cashman gave an inspiring presentation about participatory action research. View the program agenda. (pdf).

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Past Presentations