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.


Premji S, Begum M, Medley A. Systemic barriers to reporting work injuries and illnesses in contexts of language barriers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2023;66(2):122-131. doi:10.1002/ajim.23453.
Barraclough M, Erdman L, Diaz-Martinez JP, Knight A, Bingham K, Su J, Kakvan M, Grajales CM, Tartaglia MC, Ruttan L, Wither J, Choi MY, Bonilla D, Appenzeller S, Parker B, Goldenberg A, Katz P, Beaton DE, Green R. Systemic lupus erythematosus phenotypes formed from machine learning with a specific focus on cognitive impairment. Rheumatology. 2023;62(11):3610-3618. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/keac653.
Shahidi FV, Jetha A, Kristman VL, Smith PM, Gignac MA. The employment quality of persons with disabilities: findings from a national survey. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2023;33(4):785-795. doi:10.1007/s10926-023-10113-7.
Jetha A, Shamaee A, Tompa E, Smith PM, Bultmann U, Bonaccio S, Tucker LB, Norman C, Banks CG, Gignac MA. The future of work in shaping the employment inclusion of young adults with disabilities: a qualitative study. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2023;42(9):75-91. doi:10.1108/EDI-06-2022-0154.
Quinn TD, Lane A, Pettee Gabriel K, Sternfeld B, Jacobs Jr DR, Smith PM. Thirteen-year associations of occupational and leisure-time physical activity with cardiorespiratory fitness in CARDIA. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2023;55(11):2025-2034. doi:10.1249/MSS.0000000000003237.
Griffiths D, Di Donato M, Lane TJ, Gray S, Iles R, Smith PM, Berecki-Gisolf J, Collie A. Transition between social protection systems for workers with long term health problems: a controlled retrospective cohort study. SSM - Population Health. 2023;23:101491. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2023.101491.
Salazar AP, Lecours S, Engel L, Gignac MA, Rotenberg S, Zarshenas S. Understanding the early impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on brain injury associations across Canada: a qualitative study. Inquiry. 2023;60:469580231209161. doi:10.1177/00469580231209161.
Woloshin S, Landsman V, Miller DG, Byrne J, Graubard BI, Feuer EJ. Updating the know your chances website to include smoking status as a risk factor for mortality estimates. JAMA Network Open. 2023;6(6):e2317351. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.17351.
Frank JW, Mustard C, Smith PM, Siddiqi A, Cheng Y, Burdorf A, Rugulies R. Work as a social determinant of health in high-income countries: past, present, and future. Lancet. 2023;402(10410):1357-1367. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(23)00871-1.
Carnide N, Landsman V, Lee H, Frone MR, Furlan AD, Smith PM. Workplace and non-workplace cannabis use and the risk of workplace injury: findings from a longitudinal study of Canadian workers. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2023;114(6):947-955. doi:10.17269/s41997-023-00795-0.


Sharpe K, McGrail K, Mustard C, McLeod CB. A framework for understanding how variation in health care service delivery affects work disability management. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;32(2):215-224. doi:10.1007/s10926-021-10016-5.
Kokorelias KM, Gignac MA, Naglie G, Rittenberg N, MacKenzie J, D'Souza S, Cameron JI. A grounded theory study to identify caregiving phases and support needs across the Alzheimer's disease trajectory. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2022;44(7):1050-1059. doi:10.1080/09638288.2020.1788655.
Fenton S, Quinn EK, Rydz E, Heer E, Davies HW, Macpherson RA, McLeod CB. A media surveillance analysis of COVID-19 workplace outbreaks in Canada and the United States. FACETS. 2022;7(1):1185-1198. doi:10.1139/facets-2021-0156.
Robson LS, Irvin E, Padkapayeva K, Begum M, Zukowski M. A rapid review of systematic reviews on the effectiveness of synchronous online learning in an occupational context. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2022;65(7):613-619. doi:10.1002/ajim.23365.
Kokorelias KM, Gignac MA, Naglie G, Rittenberg N, Cameron JI. Caregivers' decision-making for health service utilisation across the Alzheimer's disease trajectory. Health and Social Care in the Community. 2022;30(4):1344-1352. doi:10.1111/hsc.13464.
Sud A, Buchman DZ, Furlan AD, Selby P, Spithoff SM, Upshur REG. Chronic pain and opioid prescribing: three ways for navigating complexity at the clinical-population health interface. American Journal of Public Health. 2022;112(1):S56-S65. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2021.306500.
Hayden JA, Ogilvie R, Singh S, Kashif S, Hartvigsen J, Maher CG, Furlan AD. Commentary: collaborative systematic review may produce and share high-quality, comparative evidence more efficiently. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2022;152:288-294. doi:10.1016/j.jclinepi.2022.09.013.
Furlan AD, Irvin E. Conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis in rehabilitation. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2022;101(10):965-974. doi:10.1097/PHM.0000000000001933.
Wong IS, Quay B, Irvin E, Belzer MH. Describing economic benefits and costs of nonstandard work hours: a scoping review. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2022;65(11):926-939. doi:10.1002/ajim.23302.
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. 2022;41(3):318-339. doi:10.1108/EDI-07-2020-0186.
Nowak LL, Hall J, Davis AM, McKee MD, Mamdani M, Beaton DE, Schemitsch EH. Development and internal validation of novel risk tools to predict subsequent shoulder surgery after proximal humerus fractures. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2022;36(6):e236-e242. doi:10.1097/BOT.0000000000002302.