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.


Le VT, Fulton-Kehoe D, Sears JM, Nkyekyer EW, Ehde DM, Young M, Franklin GM. Trends and disparities in the use of telehealth among injured workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2022;64(4):e249-e256. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002520.
Fuller A, Siddiqi A, Shahidi FV, Anderson LN , Hildebrand V, Keown-Stoneman CDG, Maguire JL, Birken C. Understanding income-related differences in distribution of child growth, behaviour and development using a cross-sectional sample of a clinical cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022;12(2):e056991. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056991.
Robson LS, Landsman V, Latour-Villamil D, Lee H, Mustard C. Unionisation and injury risk in construction: a replication study. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2022;79(3):169-175. doi:10.1136/oemed-2021-107617.
Barnabe C, Wattiaux A, Petkovic J, Beaton DE, Shea B, Greer-Smith R, Humphreys J, Bartels C, Tugwell P, Umaefulam V. Validation studies of rheumatoid arthritis patient-reported outcome measures in populations at risk for inequity: a systematic review and analysis using the OMERACT summary of measurement properties equity table. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2022;55:152029. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2022.152029.
Biswas A, Chen C, Prince SA, Smith PM, Mustard C. Workers' activity profiles associated with predicted 10-year cardiovascular disease risk. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2022;epub head of print. doi:10.1161/JAHA.121.025148.
Van Eerd D, Irvin E, Le Pouésard M, Butt A, Nasir K. Workplace musculoskeletal disorder prevention practices and experiences. Inquiry. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1177/00469580221092132.
Ferron EM, Kosny A, Tonima S. Workplace violence prevention: flagging practices and challenges in hospitals. Workplace Health & Safety. 2022;70(3):126-135. doi:10.1177/21650799211016903.
Sears JM, Edmonds AT, Hannon PA, Schulman BA, Fulton-Kehoe D. Workplace wellness program interest and barriers among workers with work-related permanent impairments. Workplace Health & Safety. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1177/21650799221076872.


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.
Somani R, Muntaner C, Hillan E, Velonis AJ, Smith PM. A systematic review: effectiveness of interventions to de-escalate workplace violence against nurses in healthcare settings. Safety and Health at Work. 2021;12(3):289-295. doi:10.1016/
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.
Furlan AD, Deldar Z, Berezin L, Clarke H, Bogden BJ, Buchman DZ. An analysis of the #covidpain tweet chat during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Cureus. 2021;13(10):e18871. doi:10.7759/cureus.18871.
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.
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.
Gibbs BB, Diaz KM, Kowalsky RJ, Smith PM, Stoner L. Association of standing with cardiovascular disease and mortality in adults. Current Epidemiology Reports. 2021;8:200–211. doi:10.1007/s40471-021-00276-3.
Busse JW, Pallapothu S, Vinh B, Lee V, Abril L, Canga A, Riva JJ, Viggiani D. Attitudes towards chiropractic: a repeated cross-sectional survey of Canadian family physicians. BMC Family Practice. 2021;22(1):188. doi:10.1186/s12875-021-01535-4.