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.


Carnide N, Feng G, Song C, Demers PA, Macleod JS, Sritharan J. Occupational patterns of opioid-related harms comparing a cohort of formerly injured workers to the general population in Ontario, Canada. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.17269/s41997-024-00882-w.
Naye F, Toupin-April K, de Wit M, LeBlanc A, Dubois O, Boonen A, Barton JL, Fraenkel L, Li LC, Stacey D, March L, Barber CEH, Hazlewood GS, Guillemin F, Bartlett SJ, Berthelsen DB, Mather K, Arnaud L, Akpabio A, Adebajo A, Schultz G, Sloan VS, Gill TK, Sharma S, Scholte-Voshaar M, Caso F, Nikiphorou E, Nasef SI, Campbell W, Meara A, Christensen R, Suarez-Almazor ME, Jull JE, Alten R, Morgan EM, El-Miedany Y, Singh JA, Burt J, Jayatilleke A, Hmamouchi I, Blanco FJ, Fernandez AP, Mackie S, Jones A, Strand V, Monti S, Stones SR, Lee RR, Nielsen SM, Evans V, Srinivasalu H, Gerard T, Demers JL, Bouchard R, Stefan T, Dugas M, Bergeron F, Beaton DE. OMERACT Core outcome measurement set for shared decision making in rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions: a scoping review to identify candidate instruments. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2024;65:152344. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2023.152344.
Amberson T, Graves JM, Sears JM. Overview of occupational injuries among registered nurses in Washington State, 2007 to 2019. Workplace Health & Safety. 2024;72(5):187-195. doi:10.1177/21650799231214235.
Hofstetter C, Grosskleg S, Hamilton CB, Hoens AM, Shea B, Tugwell P, Beaton DE. Patient research partner engagement in OMERACT: enhancing engagement through the implementation of patient engagement in research tools. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2024;67:152447. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2024.152447.
Kinitz DJ, Shahidi FV, Kia H, MacKinnon K, MacEachen E, Gesink D. Precarious employment: a neglected issue among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s13178-024-00950-3.
DeSouza A, Wang D, Wong JJ, Furlan AD, Hogg-Johnson S, Macedo L. Prevalence of unmet rehabilitation needs among Canadians living with long-term conditions or disabilities during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2024;105(2):268-279. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2023.07.010.
Saygin D, DiRenzo D, Raaphorst J, de Groot I, Bingham CO, Lundberg IE, Regardt M, Sarver C, de Visser M, Maxwell LJ, Beaton DE. Responsiveness and meaningful thresholds of PROMIS pain interference, fatigue, and physical function forms in adults with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: report from the OMERACT Myositis Working Group. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2024;64:152339. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2023.152339 .
Van Eerd D, Le Pouésard M, Yanar B, Irvin E, Gignac MA, Jetha A, Morose T, Tompa E. Return-to-work experiences in Ontario policing: injured but not broken. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2024;34(1):265–277. doi:10.1007/s10926-023-10135-1.
Prince SA, Biswas A, Betancourt MT, Toigo S, Roberts KC, Colley RC, Brule S, Chaput JP. Telework and 24-h movement behaviours among adults living in Canada during the Covid-19 pandemic. Preventative Medicine. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2024.108053.
Mustard C, Orchard C, Dobson KG , Carnide N, Smith PM. The adequacy of workplace accommodation and the incidence of permanent employment separations after a disabling work injury or illness. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2024;50(3):208-217. doi:10.5271/sjweh.4149.
Barraclough M, Howe A, Soberanis A, Kakvan M, Chattu V, Bani-Fatemi A, Engel L, Vitti M, Nalder E, Goverover Y, Gignac MA. The effects of systematic lupus-related cognitive impairments on activities of daily living and life role participation: a qualitative framework study. ACR Open Rheumatology. 2024;6(1):21-30. doi:10.1002/acr2.11624.
Dobson KG , Gignac MA, Mustard C. The working life expectancy of American adults experiencing depression. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 2024;59(6):1013–1027. doi:10.1007/s00127-023-02547-4.
Biswas A, Mustard C, Landsman V. Trends in severity of work-related traumatic injury and musculoskeletal disorder, Ontario 2004-2017. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2024;67(7):646-656. doi:10.1002/ajim.23614.
Jazayeri H, Gignac MA, Ahmad Z, Johnson SR. Understanding the employment landscape in people with systemic sclerosis. Journal of Rheumatology. 2024;51(6):622-627. doi:10.3899/jrheum.2023-0975.
Shahidi FV, Tracey M, Gignac MA, Oudyk J, Smith PM. Unpaid overtime and mental health in the Canadian working population. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1002/ajim.23622.
Sears JM, Rundell SD, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S, Franklin GM. Using the Functional Comorbidity Index with administrative workers' compensation data: utility, validity, and caveats. American Journal of Industrial Medicine.. 2024;67(2):99-109. doi:10.1002/ajim.23550 .
Smith PM, Liao Q, Shahidi FV, Biswas A, Robson LS, Landsman V, Mustard C. Variation in occupational exposure risk for COVID-19 workers' compensation claims across pandemic waves in Ontario. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2024;81(4):171-177. doi:10.1136/oemed-2023-109243.
LaMontagne AD, Aberg M, Blomqvist S, Glozier N, Greiner BA, Gullestrup J, Harvey SB, Kyron MJ, Madsen IEH, Hanson LM, Maheen H, Mustard C, Niedhammer I, Rugulies R, Smith PM. Work-related suicide: evolving understandings of etiology & intervention. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2024;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1002/ajim.23624.


Boonen A, Webers C, Butink M, Barten B, Betteridge N, Black DC, Bremander A, Boteva B, Brzezinska O, Chauhan L, Copsey S, Guimaraes V, Gignac MA. 2021 EULAR points to consider to support people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases to participate in healthy and sustainable paid work. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 2023;82(1):57-64. doi:10.1136/ard-2022-222678.