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.


Gallagher E, Alvarez E, Jin L, Guenter D, Hatcher L, Furlan AD. Patient contracts for chronic medical conditions: scoping review. Canadian Family Physician. 2022;68(5):e169-e177. doi:10.46747/cfp.6805e169.
Smith PM, Oudyk J, Cedillo L, Inouye K, Potter G, Mustard C. Perceived adequacy of infection control practices and symptoms of anxiety among in-person elementary school educators in Ontario. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2022;64(11):e763-e768. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000002693.
Sale JEM, Gignac MA, Frankel L, Thielke S, Bogoch E, Elliot-Gibson V, Hawker G, Funnell L. Perspectives of patients with depression and chronic pain about bone health after a fragility fracture: a qualitative study. Health Expectations. 2022;25(1):177-190. doi:10.1111/hex.13361.
Lynaes C, Lynaes M, Simon LS, Tugwell P, D'Agostino MA, Strand V, Juhl CB, Nielsen SM, De Witt M, Beaton DE. Physicians' vs patients' global assessments of disease activity in rheumatology and musculoskeletal trials: a meta-research project with focus on reasons for discrepancies. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2022;56:152074. doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2022.152074.
Pinto AD, Hapsari AP, Ho J, Meaney C, Avery L, Hassen N, Jetha A, Lay AM, Rotondi M, Zuberi D. Precarious work among personal support workers in the Greater Toronto Area: a respondent-driven sampling study. CMAJ Open. 2022;10(2):E527-E538. doi:10.9778/cmajo.20210338.
Furlan AD, Harbin S, Vieira FF, Irvin E, Severin C, Nowrouzi-Kia B, Tiong M, Adisesh A. Primary care physicians' learning needs in returning ill or injured workers to work. A scoping review. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;32(4):591-619. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10043-w.
Ross LE, Kinitz DJ, Kia H. Pronouns are a public health issue. American Journal of Public Health. 2022;112(3):360-362. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2021.306678.
Bondebjerg A, Filges T, Pejtersen JH, Viinholt BCA, Burr H, Hasle P , Tompa E, Birkefoss K, Bengtsen E. Protocol:: occupational health and safety regulatory interventions to improve the work environment: an evidence and gap map of effectiveness studies. Campbell Systematic Reviews. 2022;18(2)::e1231. doi:10.1002/cl2.1231.
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. 2022;41(3):435-453. doi:10.1108/EDI-06-2020-0174.
Sharpe K, Afshar T, St-Hilaire F, McLeod CB. Return-to-work after work-related injury in the construction sector: a scoping review. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;32(4):664-684. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10028-9.
Jetha A, Tucker L, Backman C, Kristman VL, Bowring J, Hazel EM, Perlin L, Proulx L, Chen C, Gignac MA. Rheumatic disease disclosure at the early career phase and its impact on the relationship between workplace supports and presenteeism. Arthritis Care & Research. 2022;74(10):1751-1760. doi:10.1002/acr.24620.
Du BB, Rezvani S, Bigelow P, Nowrouzi-Kia B, Boscart VM, Yung M, Yazdani A. Synthesis of evidence to support EMS personnel's mental health during disease outbreaks: a scoping review. Safety and Health at Work. 2022;13(4):379-386. doi:10.1016/
Banta-Green CJ, Owens MD, Williams JR, Sears JM, Floyd AS, Williams-Gilbert W, Kingston S. The community-based medication-first program for opioid use disorder: a hybrid implementation study protocol of a rapid access to buprenorphine program in Washington State. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice. 2022;17(1):34. doi:10.1186/s13722-022-00315-4.
Smith PM, Oudyk J, Cedillo L, Inouye K, Potter G, Mustard C. The psychosocial work environment among educators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Occupational Medicine. 2022;72(7):439-445. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqac050.
Padkapayeva K, Gilbert-Ouimet M, Mustard C, Glazier RH, Smith PM. The relationship between overqualification and incident diabetes: a 14-year follow-up study. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2022;84(6):719-726. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000001087.
Morassaei S, Irvin E, Smith PM, Wilson K, Ghahari S. The role of immigrant admission classes on the health and well-being of immigrants and refugees in Canada: a scoping review. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health. 2022;24(4):1045-1060. doi:10.1007/s10903-022-01352-6.
Maxwell J, Friedland J, Kirsh B, Beaton DE. The value filter: a novel framework for psychosocial adjustment to traumatic upper extremity amputation. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;32(1):87-95. doi:10.1007/s10926-021-09976-5.
Hapsari AP, Ho JW, Meaney C, Avery L, Hassen N, Jetha A, Lay AM, Rotondi M, Zuberi D, Pinto A. The working conditions for personal support workers in the Greater Toronto Area during the COVID-19 pandemic: a mixed-methods study. Canadian Journal of Public Health. 2022;113(6):817-833. doi:10.17269/s41997-022-00643-7.
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.