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.


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.
Gignac MA, Bowring J, Tonima S, Franche RL, Thompson A, Jetha A, Smith PM, MacDermid JC, Shaw WS, Van Eerd D, Beaton DE, Irvin E, Tompa E, Saunders R. A sensibility assessment of the Job Demands and Accommodation Planning Tool (JDAPT): a tool to help workers with an episodic disability plan workplace support. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s10926-022-10057-4.
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.
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.
Sandhu HK, Shaw J, Carnes D, Furlan AD, Tysall C, Adjei H, Muthiah C. Development and testing of an opioid tapering self-management intervention for chronic pain: I-WOTCH. BMJ Open. 2022;12(3):e053725. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-053725.
Biswas A, Harbin S, Irvin E, Johnston H, Begum M, Tiong M, Apedaile D, Koehoorn M, Smith PM. Differences between men and women in their risk of work injury and disability: a systematic review. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2022;65(7):576-588. doi:10.1002/ajim.23364.
Sears JM, Fulton-Kehoe D, Hogg-Johnson S. Differential underestimation of work-related reinjury risk for older workers: challenges to producing accurate rate estimates. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2022;65(8):627-643. doi:10.1002/ajim.23403.
Pentland V, Spilsbury S, Biswas A, Mottola MF, Paplinskie S, Mitchell MS. Does walking reduce postpartum depressive symptoms? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Women's Health. 2022;31(4):555-563. doi:10.1089/jwh.2021.0296.
Yanar B, Nasir K, Massoud A, Usmani S, Premji S, Smith PM. Employers' experiences with safe work integration of recent immigrants and refugees. Safety Science. 2022;155:105856. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2022.105856.
Macpherson RA, He A, Amick B, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB. Evaluating effectiveness of an integrated return-to-work and vocational rehabilitation program on work disability duration in the construction sector. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2022;48(3):229-238. doi:10.5271/sjweh.4006.
Gevers-Montoro C, Deldar Z, Furlan AD, Lazar EA, Ghalibaf E, Ortega-De Mues A, Khatibi A. From hands-on to remote: moderators of response to a novel self-management telehealth programme during the COVID-19 pandemic. European Journal of Pain. 2022;26(6):1368-1379. doi:10.1002/ejp.1968.
Tompa E, Samosh D, Santuzzi AM. Guest editorial. The benefits of inclusion: disability and work in the 21st century. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 2022;41(3):309-317. doi:10.1108/EDI-04-2022-376.
Jetha A, Tucker L, Shahidi FV, Backman C, Kristman VL, Hazel EM, Perlin L, Proulx L, Chen C, Gignac MA. How does job insecurity and workplace activity limitations relate to rheumatic disease symptom trajectories in young adulthood? A longitudinal study. Arthritis Care & Research. 2022;[epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1002/acr.24982.
Dobson KG , Mustard C, Carnide N, Furlan AD, Smith PM. Impact of persistent pain symptoms on work absence, health status and employment 18 months following disabling work-related injury or illness. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2022;epub ahead of print. doi:10.1136/oemed-2022-108383.
Amberson T, Graves JM, Sears JM. Implementing the Total Worker Health program in a shared governance context. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2022;48(4):342-347 . doi:10.1016/j.jen.2022.05.004.
Buchan SA, Smith PM, Warren C, Murti M, Mustard C, Kim JH, Menon S, Brown KA, Van Ingen T, Smith BT. Incidence of outbreak-associated COVID-19 cases by industry in Ontario, Canada, 1 April 2020-31 March 2021. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2022;79(6):403-411. doi:10.1136/oemed-2021-107879.