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.


Sears JM, Schulman BA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S. Estimating time to reinjury among Washington State injured workers by degree of permanent impairment: using state wage data to adjust for time at risk. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;64(1):13-25. doi:10.1002/ajim.23200.
Jetha A, Shamaee A, Bonaccio S, Gignac MA, Tucker LB, Tompa E, Bultmann U, Norman CD, Banks CG, Smith PM. Fragmentation in the future of work: a horizon scan examining the impact of the changing nature of work on workers experiencing vulnerability. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1002/ajim.23262.
Jetha A, Le Pouésard M, Mustard C, Backman C, Gignac MA. Getting the message right: evidence-based insights to improve organizational return-to-work communication practices. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1007/s10926-021-09961-y.
Jones AM, Koehoorn M, Bultmann U, McLeod CB. Impact of anxiety and depression disorders on sustained return to work after work-related musculoskeletal strain or sprain: a gender stratified cohort study. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2021;47(4):296-305. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3951.
Gignac MA, Shahidi FV, Jetha A, Kristman VL, Bowring J, Cameron JI, Tonima S, Ibrahim S. Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on health, financial worries, and perceived organizational support among people living with disabilities in Canada. Disability and Health Journal. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1016/j.dhjo.2021.101161.
O'Loughlin RA, Kristman VL, Gilbeau A. Inclusion of Indigenous workers in workplace mental health. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2021;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1108/EDI-07-2020-0176.
Gilbert-Ouimet M, Glazier RH, Brisson C, Mustard C, Smith PM. Job strain, overweight, and diabetes: a 13-year prospective study among 12,896 men and women in Ontario. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2021;83(2):187-195. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000898.
Yuen K, Green R, Bingham K, Ruttan L, Lee-Kim V, Tartaglia MC, Anderson M, Zandy M, Choi MY, Fritzler MJ, Wither JE, Beaton DE, Katz P, Touma Z. Metrics and definitions used in the assessment of cognitive impairment in systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;51(4):819-830. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.05.018.
Yu H, Cote P, Wong JJ, Shearer HM, Mior S, Cancelliere C, Randhawa K, Ameis A, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Varatharajan S, Sutton D, Southerst D, Jacobs C, Stupar M, Taylor-Vaisey A, Gross DP, Brison RJ, Paulden M, Ammendolia C. Noninvasive management of soft tissue disorders of the shoulder: a clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) collaboration. European Journal of Pain. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1002/ejp.1788.
Van Eerd D, Irvin E, Harbin S, Mahood Q, Tiong M. Occupational exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder: a rapid review. Work. 2021;68(3):721-731. doi:10.3233/WOR-203406.
Quinn TD, Yorio PL, Smith PM, Seo Y, Whitfield GP, Gibbs BB. Occupational physical activity and cardiovascular disease in the United States. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1136/oemed-2020-106948.
Nielsen SM, Boers M, de Wit M, Shea B, Van Der Windt DA, Reeves BC, Beaton DE, Toupin April K. OMERACT consensus-based operational definition of contextual factors in rheumatology clinical trials: a mixed methods study. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2021.03.013.
Van Eerd D, Bowring J, Jetha A, Breslin FC, Gignac MA. Online resources supporting workers with chronic episodic disabilities: an environmental scan. International Journal of Workplace Health Management. 2021;14(2):129-148. doi:10.1108/IJWHM-08-2020-0137.
Biswas A, Begum M, Van Eerd D, Smith PM, Gignac MA. Organizational perspectives on how to successfully integrate health promotion activities into occupational health and safety. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2021;63(4):270-284. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002087.
Gewurtz RE, Harlos K, Tompa E, Oldfield M, Lysaght R, Moll S, Kirsh B, Sultan-Taieb H, Cook K, Rueda S. Retaining and supporting employees with mental illness through inclusive organizations: lessons from five Canadian case studies. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2021;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1108/EDI-06-2020-0174.
Premji S, Begum M, Medley A, MacEachen E, Cote D, Saunders R. Return-to-work in a language barrier context: comparing Quebec's and Ontario's workers' compensation policies and practices. Perspectives interdisciplinaires sur le travail et la santé. 2021;23(1):1-22. doi:10.4000/pistes.7144.