Journal articles

This database lists peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters that include an Institute for Work & Health (IWH) scientist or researcher (past or present) as an author. Clicking any title will allow you to view a detailed citation and, if available, an abstract. For journal articles by IWH and non-IWH researchers in the areas of occupational health and safety, return to work, workers' compensation, public health and others within the IWH mandate, see our Research Alerts.


LaMontagne AD, Martin AJ, Page KM, Papas A, Reavley NJ, Noblet AJ, Milner AJ, Keegel T, Allisey A, Witt K, Smith PM. A cluster RCT to improve workplace mental health in a policing context: findings of a mixed-methods implementation evaluation. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(4):283-295. doi:10.1002/ajim.23217.
Nowak LL, Davis AM, Mamdani M, Beaton DE, Schemitsch E. A concept analysis and overview of outcome measures used for evaluating patients with proximal humerus fractures. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2021;43(10):1450-1462. doi:10.1080/09638288.2019.1649728.
Provost S, MacPhee M, Daniels MA, Naimi M, McLeod CB. A realist review of violence prevention education in healthcare. Healthcare. 2021;9(3):339. doi:10.3390/healthcare9030339.
Van Eerd D, Moser C, Saunders R. A research impact model for work and health. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(1):3-12. doi:10.1002/ajim.23201.
Fan J, Macpherson RA, Smith PM, Harris MA, Gignac MA, McLeod K. Age differences in work-disability duration across Canada: examining variations by follow-up time and context. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;31(2):339-349. doi:10.1007/s10926-020-09922-x.
Fan J, Senthanar S, Macpherson RA, Sharpe K, Peters CE, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB. An umbrella review of the work and health impacts of working in an epidemic/pandemic environment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(13):6828. doi:10.3390/ijerph18136828.
Sears JM, Edmonds AT, MacEachen E, Fulton-Kehoe D. Appraisal of Washington State workers' compensation-based return-to-work programs and suggested system improvements: a survey of workers with permanent impairments. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. 10.1002/ajim.23289.
Shahidi FV, Gignac MA, Oudyk J, Smith PM. Assessing the psychosocial work environment in relation to mental health: a comprehensive approach. Annals of Work Exposures and Health. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1093/annweh/wxaa130.
Chow N, Hogg-Johnson S, Mior S, Cancelliere C, Injeyan S, Teodorczyk-Injeyan J, Cassidy JD, Taylor-Vaisey A, Cote P. Assessment of studies evaluating spinal manipulative therapy and infectious disease and immune system outcomes: a systematic review. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(4):e215493. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.5493.
Lau J, Mazzotta P, Fazelzad R, Ryan S, Tedesco A, Smith AJ, Sud A, Furlan AD, Zimmermann C. Assessment tools for problematic opioid use in palliative care: a scoping review. Palliative Medicine. 2021;35(7):1295– 1322. doi:10.1177/02692163211015567.
Free B, Williams B, Situ X, Landsman V, Kim J, Moroz A, Bang H, Park J J. Blinding, sham, and treatment effects in randomized controlled trials for back pain in 2000-2019: a review and meta-analytic approach. Clinical Trials. 2021;18(3):361-370. doi:10.1177/1740774520984870.
Sears JM, Haight JR, Fulton-Kehoe D, Wickizer TM, Mai J, Franklin GM. Changes in early high-risk opioid prescribing practices after policy interventions in Washington State. Health Services Research. 2021;56(1):49-60. doi:10.1111/1475-6773.13564.
Minh A, Bultmann U, Rejineveld SA, Van Zon SKR, McLeod CB. Childhood socioeconomic status and depressive symptom trajectories in the transition to adulthood in the United States and Canada. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2021;68(1):161-168. doi:
Mustard C, Nadalin V, Carnide N, Tompa E, Smith PM. Cohort profile: the Ontario Life After Workplace Injury Study (OLAWIS). BMJ Open. 2021;11(9):e048143. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048143.
Biswas A, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Mustard C, Glazier RH, Smith PM. Combined associations of work and leisure time physical activity on incident diabetes risk. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2021;60(3):e149-e158. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2020.09.017.
Minh A, Bultmann U, Reijneveld SA, Van Zon SKR, McLeod CB. Depressive symptom trajectories and early adult education and employment: comparing longitudinal cohorts in Canada and the United States. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(8):4279. doi:10.3390/ijerph18084279.
Jetha A, Theis KA, Boring MA, Murphy LB, Guglielmo D. Depressive symptoms and the arthritis‐employment interface. A population‐level study. Arthritis Care and Research. 2021;73(1):65-77. doi:10.1002/acr.24381 .
Tompa E, Mofidi A, Jetha A, lahey P, Buettgen A. Development and implementation of a framework for estimating the economic benefits of an accessible and inclusive society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1108/EDI-07-2020-0186.
Jetha A, Gignac MA, Ibrahim S, Martin Ginis KA. Disability and sex/gender intersections in unmet workplace support needs: findings from a large Canadian survey of workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(2):149-161. doi:10.1002/ajim.23203.
Gignac MA, Bowring J, Jetha A, Beaton DE, Breslin FC, Franche RL, Irvin E, MacDermid JC, Shaw WS, Smith PM, Thompson A, Tompa E, Van Eerd D, Saunders R. Disclosure, privacy and workplace accommodation of episodic disabilities: organizational perspectives on disability communication-support processes to sustain employment. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;31(1):153-165. doi:10.1007/s10926-020-09901-2.
Macpherson RA, Koehoorn M, Neis B, McLeod CB. Do differences in work disability duration by interjurisdictional claim status vary by industry and jurisdictional context?. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2021;78:583-592. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106917.