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Laura Punnett

Laura Punnett
Professor Laura PunnettProfessor, Distinguished University Professor
  • CollegeZuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentPublic Health
  • Phone(978) 934-3269
  • Fax(978) 452-5711
  • OfficeKitson Hall - 200
  • EmailLaura_Punnett@uml.edu

Research Interests

public health; ergonomics; occupational health; occupational ergonomics; epidemiology

healthcare; video display units; construction; manufacturing

Education

  • Other: Occupational Health; Epidemiology, (1985), Harvard School of Public Health - Cambridge, MA
  • MS: Occupational Health and Safety, (1982), Harvard School of Public Health - Cambridge, MA
  • BA: Medical Social Science/Issues in Women's Health, (1976), Hampshire College - Hampshire, Durham

Awards and Honors

  • University Professor (2013), Leadership - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • United States Presidential Scholar (1971), Scholarship/Research

Publications

  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Nannini, A.M. () "Work-Family Conflict, Sleep, and Mental Health of Nursing Assistants Working in Nursing Homes," Workplace Health & Safety
  • Kurowski, A., Gore, R., Roberts, Y., Kincaid, K.R., Punnett, L. (2017) "Injury rates before and after the implementation of a safe resident handling program in the long-term care sector," Safety Science 92: pp. 217–224
  • Lee, N., Sung, H., Kim, J., Punnett, L., Kim, S. (2017) "Perceived discrimination and low back pain among 28,532 workers in South Korea: Effect modification by labor union status," Social Science & Medicine
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Gore, R.J. (2017) "Predictors of low back pain in nursing home workers after implementation of a safe resident handling programme," Occupational and Environmental Medicine pp. oemed-2016-103930
  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., McEnany, G.P., Gore, R. (2016) "Contributing influences of work environment on sleep quantity and quality of nursing assistants in long-term care facilities: A cross-sectional study.," Geriatric Nursing (New York, N.Y.) 37:1 pp. 13-18
  • Dasgupta, P.S., Punnett, L., Moir, S., Kuhn, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2016) "Does drywall installers’ innovative idea reduce the ergonomic exposures of ceiling installation: A field case study," Applied ergonomics 55: pp. 183–193
  • Kurowski, A., Punnett, L. (2016) "Estimated and self-reported workloads and lower extremity symptoms for nurses and nursing assistants,"
  • Dugan, A.G., Farr, D.A., Namazi, S., Henning, R.A., Wallace, K.N., ElGhaziri, M., Punnett, L., Dussetschleger, J.L., Cherniack, M.G. (2016) "Process evaluation of two participatory approaches: Implementing total worker health® interventions in a correctional workforce.," American Journal Of Industrial Medicine 59:10 pp. 897 - 918
  • Lundin, A., Kjellberg, K., Leijon, O., Punnett, L., Hemmingsson, T. (2016) "The association between self-assessed future work ability and long-term sickness absence, disability pension and unemployment in a general working population: A 7-year follow-up study," Journal of occupational rehabilitation 26:2 pp. 195–203
  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Mawn, B., Gore, R. (2016) "Working Conditions and Mental Health of Nursing Staff in Nursing Homes.," Issues in Mental Health Nursing 37:7 pp. 485 - 492 doi: 10.3109/01612840.2016.1162884
  • Chin, W., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Kernan, L. (2016) "Workplace Predictors of Perceived Quality of Care in Nursing homes,"
  • Jørgensen, M.B., Villadsen, E., Burr, H., Punnett, L., Holtermann, A. (2016) "Does employee participation in workplace health promotion depend on the working environment? A cross-sectional study of Danish workers," BMJ Open 6:6 pp. e010516
  • Zhang, Y., Flum, M., Kotejoshyer, R., Fleishman, J.M., Henning, R., Punnett, L. (2016) "Workplace Participatory Occupational Health/Health Promotion Program: Facilitators and Barriers Observed in Three Nursing Homes," Journal of Gerontological Nursing 42:6 pp. 34-42
  • Sun, C., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L., Gallegan, C., Quinn, M.M. (2015) "Evaluation of Low-Tech Client Transfer Devices Used by Home Care Aides," 59:1 pp. 1264–1268
  • Dasgupta, P., Punnett, L., Moir, S., Kuhn, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2015) "Interventions to Reduce the Ergonomic Exposures of Drywall Installation," Procedia Manufacturing 3: pp. 4173-4180
  • 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
  • Larsen, A.K., Holtermann, A., Mortensen, O.S., Punnett, L., Rod, M.H., Jørgensen, M.B. (2015) "Organizing workplace health literacy to reduce musculoskeletal pain and consequences," BMC nursing 14:1 pp. 46
  • Andersen, L.L., Proper, K.I., Punnett, L., Wynne, R., Persson, R., Wiezer, N. (2015) "Workplace health promotion and wellbeing," The Scientific World Journal 2015:
  • Zhang, Y., Flum, M., West, C., Punnett, L. (2015) "Assessing organizational readiness for a participatory occupational health/health promotion intervention in skilled nursing facilities," Health Promotion Practice 16:5 pp. 724-732
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C.J., Sama, S.R., Kriebel, D., Gore, R.J., Brouillette, N.M., Okyere, D., Sun, C., Punnett, L., others, . (2015) "Occupational health of home care aides: results of the safe home care survey," Occupational and environmental medicine pp. oemed–2015
  • Dropkin, J., Kim, H., Punnett, L., Wegman, D., Warren, N., Buchholz, B.O. (2015) "Effect of an office ergonomic randomised controlled trial among workers with neck and upper extremity pain.," Occupational and environmental medicine 72:1 pp. 6-14
  • Dasgupta, P.S., Fulmer, S., Jing, X., Punnett, L., Kuhn, S., Buchholz, B. (2014) "Assessing the ergonomic exposures for drywall workers," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 44:2 pp. 307-315
  • Vignoli, M., Punnett, L., Depolo, M. (2014) "How to measure safety training effectiveness? Towards a more reliable model to overcome evaluation issues in safety training," Chemical Engineering Transactions 36: pp. 67-72
  • Warren, N., Dussetschleger, J., Punnett, L., Cherniack, M.G. (2014) "Musculoskeletal Disorder Symptoms in Correction Officers Why Do They Increase Rapidly With Job Tenure?," Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society pp. 0018720814547569
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Kriebel, D., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Davis, L., Laramie, A., Brouillette, N., others, . (2014) "Quantifying Hazardous Occupational Exposures and Injuries in Home Care: Results from the Safe Home Care Survey," Occupational and environmental medicine 71:Suppl 1 pp. A39–A39
  • Kurowski, A., Buchholz, B., Punnett, L. (2014) "A physical workload index to evaluate a safe resident handling program for nursing home personnel," Human factors 56:4 pp. 669-683
  • Driscoll, T., Jacklyn, G., Orchard, J., Passmore, E., Vos, T., Freedman, G., Lim, S., Punnett, L. (2014) "The global burden of occupationally related low back pain: Estimates from the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study," Annals Rheum Diseases 73:6 pp. 978-981
  • Quinn, M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Kriebel, D., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Davis, L., Laramie, A., Brouillette, N., Okyere, D., Sun, C. (2014) "Quantifying hazardous occupational exposures and injuries in home care: results from the safe home care survey," Occupational and environmental medicine 71 Suppl 1: pp. A39
  • Mathiassen, S.E., Jackson, J.A., Punnett, L. (2014) "Statistical Performance of Observational Work Sampling for Assessment of Categorical Exposure Variables: A Simulation Approach Illustrated Using PATH Data," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 58:3 pp. 294-316
  • Punnett, L. (2014) "Musculoskeletal disorders and occupational exposures: how should we judge the evidence concerning the causal association?," Scandinavian journal of public health 42:13 Suppl pp. 49-58
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R.J. (2014) "Musculoskeletal Pain and Reported Workplace Assault: A Prospective Study of Clinical Staff in Nursing Homes," Human factors 56:1 pp. 215-227
  • Zhang, Y., Punnett, L., Gore, R. (2014) "Relationships among employees’ working conditions, mental health, and intention to leave in nursing homes," Journal of Applied Gerontology 33:1 pp. 6-23
  • Qin, J., Kurowski, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2014) "The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers' compensation claims among nursing home workers.," BMC musculoskeletal disorders 15: pp. 29
  • Punnett, L., Warren, N., Henning, R., Nobrega, S., Cherniack, M. (2013) "Participatory ergonomics as a model for integrated programs to prevent chronic disease.," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 55:12 Suppl pp. S19-24
  • Gillespie, R., Herbert, R., Punnett, L. (2013) "Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: Is there a gender differential, and if so, what does it mean?," Women and Health 2 pp. 613-628
  • Mehlum, I.S., Kristensen, P., Bo, K.V., Morten WÅ“rsted, ., Punnett, L. (2013) "Does the Threshold for Reporting Musculoskeletal Pain or the Probability of Attributing Work-Relatedness Vary by Socioeconomic Position or Sex?," Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine 55:8 pp. 901-909
  • Tremblay, P.A., Nobrega, S., Davis, L., Erck, E., Punnett, L. (2013) "Healthy workplaces? A survey of Massachusetts employers.," American journal of health promotion : AJHP 27:6 pp. 390-400
  • Lahiri, S., Latif, S., Punnett, L. (2013) "An economic analysis of a safe resident handling program in nursing homes," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 56:4 pp. 469-478
  • Holmberg, M.D., Flum, M., West, C., Zhang, Y., Qamili, S., Punnett, L. (2013) "Nursing assistants' dilemma: caregiver versus caretaker.," Hospital Topics 91:1 pp. 1-8
  • Kurowski, A., Boyer, J., Fulmer, S., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2012) "Changes in ergonomic exposures of nursing assistants after the introduction of a safe resident handling program in nursing homes," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 42:6 pp. 525-532
  • Vandergrift, J.L., Gold, J.E., Hanlon, A., Punnett, L. (2012) "Physical and psychosocial ergonomic risk factors for low back pain in automobile manufacturing workers," Occupational and environmental medicine 69:1 pp. 29-34
  • Jackson, J., Punnett, L., Mathiassen, S.E. (2012) "Statistical precision of categorical PATH observations of trunk posture," Work 41:SUPPL.1 pp. 5519-5521
  • Kurowski, A., Gore, R., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L. (2012) "Differences among nursing homes in outcomes of a safe resident handling program.," Journal of healthcare risk management : the journal of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management 32:1 pp. 35-51
  • Choi, B., Kurowski, A., Bond, M.A., Baker, D., Clays, E., De Bacquer, D., Punnett, L. (2012) "Occupation-differential construct validity of the Job Content Questionnaire (JCQ) psychological job demands scale with physical job demands items: a mixed methods research.," Ergonomics 55:4 pp. 425-39
  • Hagar, W., Punnett, H., Punnett, L., Govindjee, . (2011) "A tribute to Thomas Roosevelt Punnett, Jr. (1926-2008)," Photosynthesis Research pp. 1-7
  • Cherniack, M., Henning, R., Merchant, J.A., Punnett, L., Sorensen, G.R., Wagner, G. (2011) "Statement on national worklife priorities," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 54:1 pp. 10-20
  • Jacobs, K., Foley, G., Punnett, L., Hall, V., Gore, R., Brownson, E., Ansong, E., Markowitz, J., McKinnon, M., Steinberg, S., Ing, A. (2011) "University students' notebook computer use: Lessons learned using e-diaries to report musculoskeletal discomfort," Ergonomics 54:2 pp. 206-219
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Boyer, J. (2011) "Violence at the workplace increases the risk of musculoskeletal pain among nursing home workers," Occupational and environmental medicine 68:1 pp. 52-57
  • Tak, S., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L., Moir, S., Paquet, V., Fulmer, S., Marucci-Wellman, H., Wegman, D. (2011) "Physical ergonomic hazards in highway tunnel construction: overview from the Construction Occupational Health Program.," Applied ergonomics 42:5 pp. 665-71
  • Zhang, Y., Flum, M., Nobrega, S., Blais, L., Qamili, S., Punnett, L. (2011) "Work organization and health issues in long-term care centers.," Journal of gerontological nursing 37:5 pp. 32-40
  • Brunette, M., Smith, M.J., Punnett, L. (2011) "Perceptions of working and living conditions among industrial male and female workers in Peru," Work 38:3 pp. 211-223
  • Scott, P., J., M.B., J., M.S., Punnett, L. (2011) "Perceptions of working and living conditions among industrial male and female workers in Perú," Work 38:3 pp. 211-223
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Boyer, J. (2011) "Violence at the workplace increases the risk of musculoskeletal pain among nursing home workers.," Occupational and environmental medicine 68:1 pp. 52-7
  • Faghri, P.D., Kotejoshyer, R., Cherniack, M., Reeves, D., Punnett, L. (2010) "Assessment of a worksite health promotion readiness checklist," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 52:9 pp. 893-899
  • 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
  • Cherniack, M., Morse, T., Henning, R., Seidner, A., Punnett, L. (2010) "Health promotion site selection blues: Barriers to participation and implementation," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 52:6 pp. 626-634
  • Sembajwe, G., Cifuentes, M., Tak, S.W., Kriebel, D., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2010) "National income, self-reported wheezing and asthma diagnosis from the World Health Survey," European Respiratory Journal 35:2 pp. 279-286
  • Buchanan, S., Vossenas, P., Krause, N., Moriarty, J., Frumin, E., Shimek, J.A., Mirer, F., Orris, P., Punnett, L. (2010) "Occupational injury disparities in the US hotel industry," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 53:2 pp. 116-125
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Lombardi, D.A., Punnett, L. (2010) "Use of O*NET as a job exposure matrix: A literature review," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 53:9 pp. 898-914
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Gore, R., Boyer, J. (2010) "Violence at the workplace increases the risk of musculoskeletal pain among nursing home workers," Occupational and environmental medicine
  • Galizzi, M., MIESMAA, P., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2010) "Injured Workers Underreporting in the Health Care Industry: An Analysis Using Quantitative, Qualitative, and Observational Data," Industrial Relations 49:1 pp. 22-43
  • Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Henning, R., Morse, T., Faghri, P. (2009) "A conceptual framework for integrating workplace health promotion and occupational ergonomics programs.," Public health reports (Washington, D.C.: 1974) 124 Suppl 1: pp. 16-25
  • Choi, B., Bjorner, J.B., Ostergren, P.O., Clays, E., Houtman, I., Punnett, L., Rosengren, A., De Bacquer, D., Ferrario, M., Bilau, M., Karasek, R. (2009) "Cross-language differential item functioning of the job content questionnaire among European Countries: The JACE study," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 16:2 pp. 136-147
  • Park, J.K., Boyer, J., Tessler, J., Casey, J., Schemm, L., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2009) "Inter-rater reliability of PATH observations for assessment of ergonomic risk factors in hospital work," Ergonomics 52:7 pp. 820-829
  • Gold, J.E., D'Errico, A., Katz, J.N., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2009) "Specific and non-specific upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder syndromes in automobile manufacturing workers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 52:2 pp. 124-132
  • Won, E.J., Johnson, P.W., Punnett, L., Dennerlein, J.T. (2009) "Upper extremity biomechanics in computer tasks differ by gender," Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 19:3 pp. 428-436
  • Holcroft, C.A., Punnett, L. (2009) "Work environment risk factors for injuries in wood processing," Journal of Safety Research 40:4 pp. 247-255
  • Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Henning, R., Morse, T., Faghri, P. (2009) "A conceptual framework for integrating workplace health promotion and occupational ergonomics programs.," Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974) 124 Suppl 1: pp. 16-25
  • Boyer, J., Galizzi, M., Cifuentes, M., d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2009) "Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims.," American journal of industrial medicine 52:7 pp. 551-62
  • Boyer, J., Galizzi, M., Cifuentes, M., d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2009) "Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims.," American journal of industrial medicine 52:7 pp. 551-62
  • Tak, S., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L. (2009) "Variability in risk factors for knee injury in construction.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:2 pp. 113-20
  • Holcroft, C.A., Punnett, L. (2009) "Work environment risk factors for injuries in wood processing.," Journal of safety research 40:4 pp. 247-55
  • Choi, B., Kawakami, N., Chang, S., Koh, S., Bjorner, J., Punnett, L., Karasek, R. (2008) "A cross-national study on the multidimensional characteristics of the five-item psychological demands scale of the job content questionnaire," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 15:2 pp. 120-132
  • Perreault, N., Brisson, C., Dionne, C.E., Montreuil, S., Punnett, L. (2008) "Agreement between a self-administered questionnaire on musculoskeletal disorders of the neck-shoulder region and a physical examination," BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 9:
  • MacDonald, L.A., H?renstam, A., Warren, N.D., Punnett, L. (2008) "Incorporating work organisation into occupational health research: An invitation for dialogue," Occupational and environmental medicine 65:1 pp. 1-3
  • D'Errico, A., Punnett, L., Gold, J.E., Gore, R. (2008) "JCQ scale reliability and responsiveness to changes in manufacturing process," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 51:2 pp. 138-147
  • Miranda, H., Viikari-Juntura, E., Punnett, L., Riihim?ki, H. (2008) "Occupational loading, health behavior and sleep disturbance as predictors of low-back pain," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 34:6 pp. 411-419
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Viikari-Juntura, E., Heli?vaara, M., Knekt, P. (2008) "Physical work and chronic shoulder disorder. Results of a prospective population-based study," Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 67:2 pp. 218-223
  • Cifuentes, M., Sembajwe, G., Tak, S., Gore, R., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L. (2008) "The association of major depressive episodes with income inequality and the human development index.," Social science & medicine (1982) 67:4 pp. 529-39
  • Buchholz, B.O., Park, J.S., Gold, J.E., Punnett, L. (2008) "Subjective ratings of upper extremity exposures: inter-method agreement with direct measurement of exposures.," Ergonomics 51:7 pp. 1064-77
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Gore, R., d'Errico, A., Scollin, P., Tessler, J., Lerner, D., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2008) "Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers.," American journal of industrial medicine 51:4 pp. 281-9
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Gore, R., d'Errico, A., Scollin, P., Tessler, J., Lerner, D., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2008) "Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers.," American journal of industrial medicine 51:4 pp. 281-9
  • d'Errico, A., Punnett, L., Gold, J.E., Gore, R. (2008) "JCQ scale reliability and responsiveness to changes in manufacturing process.," American journal of industrial medicine 51:2 pp. 138-47
  • Miranda, H., Punnett, L., Viikari-Juntura, E., Heliövaara, M., Knekt, P. (2008) "Physical work and chronic shoulder disorder. Results of a prospective population-based study.," Annals of the rheumatic diseases 67:2 pp. 218-23
  • Choi, B., Kawakami, N., Chang, S., Koh, S., Bjorner, J., Punnett, L., Karasek, R.A. (2008) "A cross-national study on the multidimensional characteristics of the five-item psychological demands scale of the Job Content Questionnaire.," International journal of behavioral medicine 15:2 pp. 120-32
  • Baron, S., Bond, M.A., Cazeca, D., Daniel, S., Kalaja, A., Markkanen, P., Punnett, L., Tsurikova, L. (2007) "Expanding our understanding of the psychosocial work environment : a compendium of measures of discrimination, harassment and work-family issues / developed for the NORA Special Populations at Risk Team by the Center for Women & Work, University of Massachusetts Lowell: Meg A. Bond, Alketa Kalaja, Pia Markkanen Dianne Cazeca, Sivan Daniel, Lana Tsurikova, Laura Punnett ; NIOSH editor: Sherry Baron," Cincinnati, OH] : Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2007
  • D'Errico, A., Punnett, L., Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Tessler, J., Gore, R., Scollin, P., Slatin, C. (2007) "Hospital injury rates in relation to socioeconomic status and working conditions," Occupational and environmental medicine 64:5 pp. 325-333
  • d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Gold, J.E., Park, J.S., Punnett, L. (2007) "Medium- and long-term reproducibility of self-reported exposure to physical ergonomics factors at work," Applied Ergonomics 38:2 pp. 167-175
  • Wallace, R.F., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H., Amoroso, P.J. (2007) "Prior heat illness hospitalization and risk of early death," Environmental research 104:2 pp. 290-295
  • Myers, D.J., Kriebel, D., Karasek, R., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H. (2007) "The social distribution of risk at work: Acute injuries and physical assaults among healthcare workers working in a long-term care facility," Social Science and Medicine 64:4 pp. 794-806
  • Tak, S., Punnett, L., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2007) "Estimation of compressive forces on lumbar spine from categorical posture data.," Ergonomics 50:12 pp. 2082-94
  • Cifuentes, M., Boyer, J., Gore, R., d'Errico, A., Tessler, J., Scollin, P., Lerner, D., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2007) "Inter-method agreement between O*NET and survey measures of psychosocial exposure among healthcare industry employees.," American journal of industrial medicine 50:7 pp. 545-53
  • d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Gold, J.E., Park, J.S., Punnett, L. (2007) "Medium- and long-term reproducibility of self-reported exposure to physical ergonomics factors at work.," Applied ergonomics 38:2 pp. 167-75
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Katz, J.N. (2006) "Pressure pain thresholds and musculoskeletal morbidity in automobile manufacturing workers," International archives of occupational and environmental health 79:2 pp. 128-134
  • Wallace, R.F., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H., Wenger, C., Gardner, J.W., Kark, J.A. (2006) "Risk factors for recruit exertional heat illness by gender and training period," Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 77:4 pp. 415-421
  • Punnett, L. (2006) "Socioeconomic differences in severe back morbidity," Occupational and environmental medicine 63:6 pp. 369-370
  • Fingerhut, M., Nelson, D.I., Driscoll, T., Concha-Barrientos, M., Steenland, K., Punnett, L., Prüss-Ustün, A., Leigh, J., Corvalan, C., Eijkemans, G., Takala, J. (2006) "The contribution of occupational risks to the global burden of disease: Summary and next steps," Medicina del Lavoro 97:2 pp. 313-321
  • Miranda, H., Gold, J.E., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2006) "Recall of prior musculoskeletal pain.," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 32:4 pp. 294-9
  • Punnett, L. (2006) "Socioeconomic differences in severe back morbidity.," Occupational and environmental medicine 63:6 pp. 369-70
  • Punnett, L. (2006) "Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: is the burden equitably distributed?," La Medicina del lavoro 97:2 pp. 182-3
  • Gold, J.E., Park, J.S., Punnett, L. (2006) "Work routinization and implications for ergonomic exposure assessment.," Ergonomics 49:1 pp. 12-27
  • Fingerhut, M., Driscoll, T., Nelson, D.I., Concha-Barrientos, M., Punnett, L., Pruss-Ustun, A., Steenland, K., Leigh, J., Corvalan, C. (2005) "Contribution of occupational risk factors to the global burden of disease - A summary of findings," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, Supplement 1 pp. 58-61
  • Beaton, D.E., Wright, J.G., Katz, J.N., Amadio, P., Bombardier, C., Cole, D., Davis, A., Hudak, P., Marx, R., Hawker, G., Makela, M., Punnett, L. (2005) "Development of the QuickDASH: COmparison of three item-reduction approaches," Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A 87:5 pp. 1038-1046
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Wegman, D.H. (2005) "Digital vibration threshold testing and ergonomic stressors in automobile manufacturing workers: A cross-sectional assessment," Ergonomics 48:1 pp. 66-77
  • Forde, M.S., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H. (2005) "Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in union ironworkers," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2:4 pp. 203-212
  • Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2005) "Reliable exposure assessment strategies for physical ergonomics stressors in construction and other non-routinized work," Ergonomics 48:9 pp. 1200
  • Wallace, R.F., Kriebel, D., Punnett, L., Wegman, D.H., Wenger, C.B., Gardner, J.W., Gonzalez, R.R. (2005) "The effects of continuous hot weather training on risk of exertional heat illness," Medicine and science in sports and exercise 37:1 pp. 84-90
  • Nelson, D.I., Concha-Barrientos, M., Driscoll, T., Steenland, K., Fingerhut, M., Punnett, L., Pr?ss-?st?n, A., Leigh, J., Corvalan, C. (2005) "The global burden of selected occupational diseases and injury risks: Methodology and summary," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 48:6 pp. 400-418
  • Punnett, L., Prüss-Ustün, A., Nelson, D.I., Fingerhut, M.A., Leigh, J., Tak, S., Phillips, S. (2005) "Estimating the global burden of low back pain attributable to combined occupational exposures.," American journal of industrial medicine 48:6 pp. 459-69
  • Myers, D., Kriebel, D., Karasek, R.A., Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2005) "Injuries and Assaults in a Long-Term Psychiatric Care Facility," AAOHN Journal 53:11 pp. 489
  • Forde, M.S., Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2005) "Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in union ironworkers.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 2:4 pp. 203-12
  • Gold, J.E., Punnett, L., Cherniack, M., Wegman, D. (2005) "Digital vibration threshold testing and ergonomic stressors in automobile manufacturing workers: a cross-sectional assessment.," Ergonomics 48:1 pp. 66-77
  • Bond, M.A., Punnett, L., Pyle, J.L., Cazeca, D., Cooperman, M. (2004) "Gendered Work Conditions, Health, and Work Outcomes," Journal of occupational health psychology 9:1 pp. 28-45
  • Piedrahita, H., Punnett, L., Shahnavaz, H. (2004) "Musculoskeletal symptoms in cold exposed and non-cold exposed workers," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 34:4 pp. 271-278
  • Punnett, L. (2004) "Work related neck pain: How important is it, and how should we understand its causes?," Occupational and environmental medicine 61:12 pp. 954-955
  • Wellman, H., Davis, L., Punnett, L., Dewey, R. (2004) "Work-Related Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (WR-CTS) in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: Source of WR-CTS, Outcomes, and Employer Intervention Practices," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 45:2 pp. 139-152
  • Punnett, L., Gold, J., Katz, J.N., Gore, R., Wegman, D. (2004) "Ergonomic stressors and upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in automobile manufacturing: a one year follow up study.," Occupational and environmental medicine 61:8 pp. 668-74
  • Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2004) "Work-related musculoskeletal disorders: the epidemiologic evidence and the debate.," Journal of electromyography and kinesiology : official journal of the International Society of Electrophysiological Kinesiology 14:1 pp. 13-23
  • Bond, M.A., Punnett, L., Pyle, J.L., Cazeca, D., Cooperman, M. (2004) "Gendered work conditions, health, and work outcomes.," Journal of occupational health psychology 9:1 pp. 28-45
  • Messing, K., Punnett, L., Bond, M., Alexanderson, K., Pyle, J., Zahm, S., Wegman, D., Stock, S.R., De Grosbois, S. (2003) "Be the fairest of them all: Challenges and recommendations for the treatment of gender in occupational health research," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 43:6 pp. 618-629
  • Morse, T., Punnett, L., Warren, N., Dillon, C., Warren, A. (2003) "The relationship of unions to prevalence and claim filing for work-related upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 44:1 pp. 83-93
  • Moir, S., Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B.O., Wegman, D. (2003) "Making sense of highway construction: a taxonomic framework for ergonomic exposure assessment and intervention research.," Applied occupational and environmental hygiene 18:4 pp. 256-267
  • Fulmer, S., Punnett, L., Slingerland, D.T., Earle-Richardson, G. (2002) "Ergonomic exposures in apple harvesting: preliminary observations.," American journal of industrial medicine Suppl 2: pp. 3-9
  • Forde, M.S., Punnett, L., Wegman, D. (2002) "Pathomechanisms of work-related musculoskeletal disorders: conceptual issues.," Ergonomics 45:9 pp. 619-30
  • MacDonald, L.A., Karasek, R.A., Punnett, L., Scharf, T. (2001) "Covariation between workplace physical and psychosocial stressors: Evidence and implications for occupational health research and prevention," Ergonomics 44:7 pp. 696-718
  • Bildt, C., Alfredsson, L., Punnett, L., Theobald, H., Torg?n, M., Wikman, A. (2001) "Effects of drop out in a longitudinal study of musculoskeletal disorders," Occupational and environmental medicine 58:3 pp. 194-199
  • Volinn, E., Punnett, L. (2001) "Point of view," Spine 26:17 pp. 1902-1903
  • Bonde, J.P., Kolstad, H., Punnett, L., Fine, L.J. (2001) "Study on postural stress and shoulder disorders (multiple letters)," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 27:1 pp. 82-83
  • Davis, L., Wellman, H., Punnett, L. (2001) "Surveillance of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: A report from the Massachusetts sentinel event notification system for occupational risks (SENSOR)," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 39:1 pp. 58-71
  • Paquet, V.L., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B. (2001) "Validity of fixed-interval observations for postural assessment in construction work," Applied Ergonomics 32:3 pp. 215-224
  • Punnett, L., Fine, L.J. (2001) "Study on postural stress and shoulder disorders," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 27:1 pp. 82
  • Punnett, L., Warren, N., Henning, R., Nobrega, S., Cherniack, M., Punnett, L., Herbert, R. (2000) "Participatory ergonomics as a model for integrated programs to prevent chronic disease," Women and Health 55:12 pp. S19; 474-S24; 492
  • Punnett, L. (2000) "Commentary on the scientific basis of the proposed occupational safety and health administration ergonomics program standard," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 42:10 pp. 970-981
  • Bildt, C., Alfredsson, L., Michlsen, H., Punnett, L., Vingrd, E., TorgBildt, C., Alfredsson, L., Mich?lsen, H., Punnett, L., Ving?rd, E., Torg?n, M., ?hman, A., Kilbom, ?. (2000) "Occupational and nonoccupational risk indicators for incident and chronic low back pain in a sample of the Swedish general population during a 4-year period: An influence of depression?," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 7:4 pp. 372-392n, M., hman, A., Kilbom, . (2000) "Occupational and nonoccupational risk indicators for incident and chronic low back pain in a sample of the Swedish general population during a 4-year period: An influence of depression?," International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 7:4 pp. 372-392
  • Thorbjrnsson, C.B., Alfredsson, L., Fredriksson, K., Michlsen, H., Punnett, L., Vingrd, E., Torgn, M., Kilbom, A. (2000) "Physical and psychosocial factors related to low back pain during a 24- year period: A nested case-control analysis," Spine 25:3 pp. 369-375
  • Fredriksson, K., Alfredsson, L., Thorbjrnsson, C.B., Punnett, L., Toomingas, A., Torgn, M., Kilbom, ?. (2000) "Risk factors for neck and shoulder disorders: A nested case - Control study covering a 24-year period," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 38:5 pp. 516-528
  • Punnett, L., Fine, L.J., Monroe Keyserling, W., Herrin, G.D., Chaffin, D.B. (2000) "Shoulder disorders and postural stress in automobile assembly work," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 26:4 pp. 283-291
  • Punnett, L., van der Beek, A.J. (2000) "A comparison of approaches to modeling the relationship between ergonomic exposures and upper extremity disorders.," American journal of industrial medicine 37:6 pp. 645-55
  • Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B.O. (1999) "An evaluation of manual materials handling in highway construction work," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 24: pp. 431-444
  • Brisson, C., Montreuil, S., Punnett, L. (1999) "Effects of an ergonomic training program on workers with video display units," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 25:3 pp. 255-263
  • Pan, C.S., Gardner, L.I., Landsittel, D.P., Hendricks, S.A., Chiou, S.S., Punnett, L. (1999) "Ergonomic exposure assessment: An application of the PATH systematic observation method to retail workers," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 5:2 pp. 79-87
  • Burt, S., Punnett, L. (1999) "Evaluation of interrater reliability for posture observations in a field study," Applied Ergonomics 30:2 pp. 121-135
  • Davis, A.M., Beaton, D.E., Hudak, P., Amadio, P., Bombardier, C., Cole, D., Hawker, G., Katz, J.N., Makela, M., Marx, R.G., Punnett, L., Wright, J.G. (1999) "Measuring disability of the upper extremity: A rationale supporting the use of a regional outcome measure," Journal of Hand Therapy 12:4 pp. 269-274
  • Punnett, L., Bergqvist, U. (1999) "Musculoskeletal disorders in visual display unit work: gender and work demands.," Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 14:1 pp. 113-124
  • Torgn, M., Punnett, L., Alfredsson, L., Kilbom, A. (1999) "Physical capacity in relation to present and past physical load at work: A study of 484 men and women aged 41 to 58 years," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 36:3 pp. 388-400
  • Punnett, L., Bergqvist, U. (1999) "Musculoskeletal disorders in visual display unit work: gender and work demands.," Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 14:1 pp. 113-24, iv
  • Punnett, L. (1999) "The costs of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in automotive manufacturing.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 9:4 pp. 403-26
  • Katz, J.N., Lew, R.A., Bessette, L., Punnett, L., Fossel, A.H., Mooney, N., Keller, R.B. (1998) "Prevalence and predictors of long-term work disability due to carpal tunnel syndrome," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 33:6 pp. 543-550
  • Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Buchholz, B. (1998) "Validity study of fixed-interval observations for the assessment of body postures during construction work," Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2: pp. 945-949
  • Punnett, L. (1998) "Ergonomic stressors and upper extremity disorders in vehicle manufacturing: cross sectional exposure-response trends.," Occupational and environmental medicine 55:6 pp. 414-20
  • Moure-Eraso, R., Wilcox, M., Punnett, L., MacDonald, L., Levenstein, C. (1997) "Back to the future: Sweatshop conditions on the Mexico-U.S. Border. II. Occupational health impact of maquiladora industrial activity," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:5 pp. 587-599
  • Katz, J.N., Keller, R.B., Fossel, A.H., Punnett, L., Bessette, L., Simmons, B.P., Mooney, N. (1997) "Predictors of return to work following carpal tunnel release," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:1 pp. 85-91
  • Katz, J.N., Bessette, L., Punnett, L., Keller, R.B. (1997) "RE: Predictors of return to work following carpal tunnel release," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 32:3 pp. 322
  • Moure-Eraso, R., Wilcox, M., Punnett, L., MacDonald, L., Levenstein, C. (1997) "Back to the future: sweatshop conditions on the Mexico-U.S. border. II. Occupational health impact of maquiladora industrial activity.," American journal of industrial medicine 31:5 pp. 587-99
  • Punnett, L. (1996) "Adjusting for the healthy worker selection effect in cross-sectional studies," International journal of epidemiology 25:5 pp. 1068-1076
  • Armstrong, T., Buckle, P., Fine, L., Hagberg, M., Sweeney, M.H., Kilbom, A., Lubli, T., Punnett, L., Sjgaard, G., Viikeri-Juntura, E., Silverstein, B. (1996) "Can some upper extremity disorders be defined as work-related?," The Journal of hand surgery 21:4 pp. 727-729
  • Hudak, P.L., Amadio, P.C., Bombardier, C., Beaton, D., Cole, D., Davis, A., Hawker, G., Katz, J.N., Makela, M., Marx, R.G., Punnett, L., Wright, J. (1996) "Erratum: Development of an upper extremity outcome measure: The DASH (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand) (American Journal of Industrial Medicine (1996) 29:6 (602-608))," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 30:3 pp. 602-608
  • Egilman, D., Punnett, L., Hjelm, E.W., Welch, L. (1996) "Evidence for work-related musculoskeletal disorders.," Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 38:11 pp. 1079-1080
  • Kilbom, ., Armstrong, T., Buckle, P., Fine, L., Hagberg, M., Haring-Sveeney, M., Martin, B., Punnett, L., Silverstein, B., Sjgaard, G., Theorell, T., Viikari-Juntura, E. (1996) "Musculoskeletal disorders: Work-related risk factors and prevention," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 2:3 pp. 239-246
  • Katz, J.N., Punnett, L., Simmons, B.P., Fossel, A.H., Mooney, N., Keller, R.B. (1996) "Workers' compensation recipients with carpal tunnel syndrome: The validity of self-reported health measures," American Journal of Public Health 86:1 pp. 52-56
  • Punnett, L. (1996) "Adjusting for the healthy worker selection effect in cross-sectional studies.," International journal of epidemiology 25:5 pp. 1068-76
  • Hudak, P.L., Amadio, P.C., Bombardier, C., Beaton, D., Cole, D., Davis, A., Hawker, G., Katz, J.N., Makela, M., Marx, R.G., Punnett, L., Wright, J. (1996) "Development of an upper extremity outcome measure: The DASH (disabilities of the arm, shoulder, and head)," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 29:6 pp. 602
  • Buchholz, B.O., Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Lee, D., Moir, S. (1996) "PATH: a work sampling-based approach to ergonomic job analysis for construction and other non-repetitive work.," Applied ergonomics 27:3 pp. 177-187
  • Schneider, S., Punnett, L., Cook, T.M. (1995) "Ergonomics: applying what we know.," Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.) 10:2 pp. 385-394
  • Moure-Eraso, R., Wilcox, M., Punnett, L., Copeland, L., Levenstein, C. (1994) "Back to the future: sweatshop conditions on the Mexico-U.S. border. I. Community health impact of maquiladora industrial activity.," American journal of industrial medicine 25:3 pp. 311-24
  • Park, R.M., Maizlish, N.A., Punnett, L., Moure-Eraso, R., Silverstein, M.A. (1991) "A comparison of PMRs and SMRs as estimators of occupational mortality," Epidemiology 2:1 pp. 49-59
  • Keyserling, W.M., Armstrong, T.J., Punnett, L. (1991) "Ergonomic job analysis: A structured approach for identifying risk factors associated with overexertion injuries and disorders," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 6:5 pp. 353-363
  • Punnett, L., Fine, L.J., Keyserling, W.M., Herrin, G.D., Chaffin, D.B. (1991) "Back disorders and nonneutral trunk postures of automobile assembly workers," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 17:5 pp. 337
  • Kriebel, D., Wegman, D.H., Moure-Eraso, R., Punnett, L. (1990) "Limitations of meta-analysis: Cancer in the petroleum industry," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 17:2 pp. 269-271
  • Armstrong, T.J., Punnett, L., Ketner, P. (1989) "Subjective worker assessments of hand tools used in automobile assembly," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 50:12 pp. 639-645
  • Punnett, L., Marbury, M. (1989) "Re: occupational Working Conditions and Preterm Birth: a Reliable Scoring System," American Journal of Epidemiology 129:2 pp. 451
  • Eller, S.W., Levenstein, C., Tuminaro, D., Boardman, B., Greaves, I., Landrigan, P., Lessin, N., Needleman, C., Orris, P., Punnett, L., Quinn, M., Richardson, C., Shor, G., Sparer, J. (1988) "Occupational safety and health legislative agenda, 1989. Council on Occupational and Environmental Health, National Association for Public Health Policy," Journal of public health policy 9:4 pp. 544-555
  • Punnett, L., Boden, L.I. (1988) "Strengthening occupational safety and health enforcement," Journal of public health policy 9:3 pp. 327-330
  • Keyserling, W.M., Punnett, L., Fine, L.J. (1988) "Trunk posture and back pain: Identification and control of occupational risk factors," Applied Industrial Hygiene 3:3 pp. 87-92
  • Punnett, L., Keyserling, W.M. (1987) "Exposure to ergonomic stressors in the garment industry: application and critique of job-site work analysis methods.," Ergonomics 30:7 pp. 1099-1116
  • Quinn, M.M., Punnett, L., Christiani, D.C., Levenstein, C., Wegman, D.H. (1987) "Modernization and trends in occupational health and safety in the People's Republic of China 1981-1986.," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 12:5 pp. 499-506
  • Punnett, L. (1987) "Upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in hospital workers.," The Journal of hand surgery 12:5 Pt 2 pp. 858-62
  • Punnett, L., Robins, J.M., Wegman, D.H., Keyserling, W.M. (1985) "Soft tissue disorders in the upper limbs of female garment workers,"
  • Boden, L.I., Hall, J.A., Levenstein, C., Punnett, L. (1984) "The impact of health and safety committees. A study based on survey, interview and occupational safety and health administration data," Journal of Occupational Medicine 26:11 pp. 829-834

Presentations

  • Outcomes of a Nursing Home Safe Resident Handling Program, December 2011 - Buffalo, NY
  • Socioeconomic Disparities in Health: The Role of Working Conditions, May 2011 - G_vle, Sweden
  • Workplace Health: Who's Taking Care of Health Care Workers? - New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Annual Conference, December 2010 - Newton, MA
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW): A Conceptual Framework for Combining Occupational Ergonomics with Workplace Health Promotion., September 2010 - Karolinska Hospital - Huddinge, Sweden
  • The Role of Working Conditions in the SES Gradient of Musculoskeletal Disorders, February 2010 - Helsinki, Finland
  • Socioeconomic Disparities in Health and in Occupational Exposures: Relevance for Workplace Health Promotion and Protection Programs - NORA Symposium, June 2007 - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN
  • Inequitable Distribution of Workplace Risks: Insights from Studying Musculoskeletal Disorders - American Occupational Health Conference, May 2007 - New Orleans, LA
  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Men and Women: Is the Burden Equitably Distributed? - 28th International Congress on Occupational Health, June 2006 - Milan, Italy
  • Gender, Work Organization, and Health - NORA Organization of Work Women's Health Expert Panel Meeting, December 2004 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Work Organization: Contextual Exposure Assessment for Occupational Health Epidemiology - x2004 - Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology and Practice, June 2004 - Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Occupational Health and Safety in Highway Construction, June 2000 - Lindholmen, G_teborg, Sweden
  • Physical and Psychosocial Risk Factors for Work-Related Myalgia: Epidemiologic Findings - Neuromuscular Mechanisms Behind Work-Related Myalgia, February 2000 - Brussels, Belgium
  • Work at Video Display Units and Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders, November 1998 - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Development of an Exposure Index for Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders, April 1996 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Epidemiology of Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders in Computer Keyboard Operation - International Conference on Occupational Disorders of the Upper Extremities, December 1994 - San Francisco, CA
  • Overview of Ergonomic Health Hazards in the Apparel Industry - Moving Towards a Safer and More Productive Workplace, April 1992 - New York, NY
  • Ergonomic Hazards - Are They a Working Women's Issue? - Safety and Health and the Working Woman, October 1991 - Westbury, NY
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders and Ergonomic Stressors in the Retail Meat Industry - Symposium on Occupational Disorders of the Upper Extremities, March 1990 - Ann Arbor, MI
  • The Epidemiology of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders - OSHA New England Region, Annual Meeting of Area Directors and Supervisors, February 1990 - Hyannis, MA
  • Occupational Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders, August 1989 - Bogotˆ, Colombia
  • The Effects of New Technologies on the Workplace - New Technologies in Established Industries: Lessons in Hazard Management, May 1988 - Worcester, MA
  • Women Taking Charge: Reducing Workplace Health Risks - Redesigning the Workplace, February 1988 - Washington, D.C.
  • The Epidemiology of the Health of Women Garment Workers and Assessment of the "Healthy Worker Effect", May 1986 - Qu_bec, P.Q.

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Community based prevention to reduce opioid and other drug abuse among industry workers. (2017), Grant - National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health. University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science.
    Walter, A.W. (Principal), Punnett, L. (Supporting), Bartlett, J.J. (Supporting), King, L. (Supporting)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2013), -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • National Healthy Worksite Program (2011), Contract - CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2012), -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Assistance with Return to Work Research (2007), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2011), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Predictors of Functional Limitations Related to Musculoskeletal Pain in Clinical (2011), - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2010), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Incentivized Worksite Weight Loss Program in the Nursing Home Sector (2009), - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (2009), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Ctr for the Promotion of Health in The New England Workplace (2008), Grant -
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Exposure Assessment of Healthcare Industry Employees: inter-method agreement of u (2008), Grant - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • Investigator: Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety Graduate Training (1991), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Development of an Ergonomic Exposure Matrix (2006), Grant - NIH-NATL INST OF ENVIR HEALTH SCIENCES
    Punnett, L. (Principal)
  • PI: Ergonomics Program Development Assistance (1995), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • PI:Work Sampling Survey of Construction Workers in Boston, MA, Construction Project (1994), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Investigator: Characterization of Health and Safety Hazards in the Boston Central Artery/Harbor Tunnel Construction Project (1992), Grant - Mass. General Hospital/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Investigator: Reducing Musculoskeletal Disorders among Carpenters and Related Construction Workers (1992), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • PI: Ergonomic Stressors and Surveillance in Automotive Manufacturing (1990), Grant - UAW-Chrysler Joint National Committee on Health and Safety
  • PI:Case-Control Study of Sawmill Injuries in Maine (1990), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Investigator: Ambulatory Monitoring of Uterine Contractions during Exertions (1989), Grant - March of Dimes
  • PI: A Longitudinal Study of Musculoskeletal Disorders (1989), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • PI: Epidemiologic Study of Sawmill Injuries in Maine (1989), Grant - Centers for Disease Control, Injury Prevention and Control Program
  • Co-PI: Center for Skill-based Automation Documentation, Dissemination, and Technical Assistance (1988), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • PI: Production Process Design and Flexible Skills Development (1989), Grant - Univ. of Lowell. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Massachusetts
  • Investigator: Ergonomic Exposures and Pregnancy Outcomes (1987), Grant - March of Dimes
  • PI: Reducing Musculo-skeletal Injuries in the Retail Meat Industry (1986), Grant - United Food and Commercial Workers
  • Investigator: Data on Risk Factors for Cumulative Trauma Disorders (1987), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health