E M Barbeau

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrating occupational health, safety and worksite health promotion: opportunities for research and practice
    G Sorensen
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, USA
    Med Lav 97:240-57. 2006
  2. pmc Coverage of smoking cessation treatment by union health and welfare funds
    E M Barbeau
    Department of Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1412-5. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint A new channel for health promotion: building trade unions
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, SM268, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:297-303. 2005
  4. pmc From strange bedfellows to natural allies: the shifting allegiance of fire service organisations in the push for federal fire-safe cigarette legislation
    E M Barbeau
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Tob Control 14:338-45. 2005
  5. pmc Recruiting small manufacturing worksites that employ multiethnic, low-wage workforces into a cancer prevention research trial
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A04. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco advertising in communities: associations with race and class
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 40:16-22. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Results of a union-based smoking cessation intervention for apprentice iron workers (United States)
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Centre for Community Based, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:53-61. 2006
  8. pmc Smoking, social class, and gender: what can public health learn from the tobacco industry about disparities in smoking?
    E M Barbeau
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street, SM268, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 13:115-20. 2004
  9. pmc Working class matters: socioeconomic disadvantage, race/ethnicity, gender, and smoking in NHIS 2000
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:269-78. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Methods for recruiting white, black, and hispanic working-class women and men to a study of physical and social hazards at work: the United for Health study
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:127-44. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Integrating occupational health, safety and worksite health promotion: opportunities for research and practice
    G Sorensen
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, USA
    Med Lav 97:240-57. 2006
    ....
  2. pmc Coverage of smoking cessation treatment by union health and welfare funds
    E M Barbeau
    Department of Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1412-5. 2001
    ..This study determined the level of insurance coverage for smoking cessation treatment and factors associated with coverage among health and welfare funds affiliated with a large labor union...
  3. ncbi request reprint A new channel for health promotion: building trade unions
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, SM268, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:297-303. 2005
    ..We conducted qualitative and quantitative research to understand the meaning and function of union membership in workers' lives and applied this information to health promotion intervention design...
  4. pmc From strange bedfellows to natural allies: the shifting allegiance of fire service organisations in the push for federal fire-safe cigarette legislation
    E M Barbeau
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Tob Control 14:338-45. 2005
    ..Although the technology needed to make fire-safe cigarettes has been available for many years, progress has been slow on legislative and regulatory fronts to require the tobacco industry to manufacture fire-safe cigarettes...
  5. pmc Recruiting small manufacturing worksites that employ multiethnic, low-wage workforces into a cancer prevention research trial
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A04. 2004
    ..Worksites, including those that employ multiethnic, low-wage workforces, represent a strategic venue for reaching populations at risk for developing cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tobacco advertising in communities: associations with race and class
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 40:16-22. 2005
    ..Because of this disparity, the National Cancer Institute has called for studies of targeted tobacco marketing to clarify mechanisms contributing to higher tobacco use among low-income Americans and other high-risk populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Results of a union-based smoking cessation intervention for apprentice iron workers (United States)
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Centre for Community Based, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 17:53-61. 2006
    ..Effective smoking cessation interventions among blue-collar workers are needed to address growing class-based disparities...
  8. pmc Smoking, social class, and gender: what can public health learn from the tobacco industry about disparities in smoking?
    E M Barbeau
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street, SM268, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Tob Control 13:115-20. 2004
    ..To discover how the tobacco industry considers social class and gender in its efforts to market cigarettes in the USA, particularly to socially disadvantaged young women...
  9. pmc Working class matters: socioeconomic disadvantage, race/ethnicity, gender, and smoking in NHIS 2000
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:269-78. 2004
    ..We sought to describe the burden of smoking on the US population, using diverse socioeconomic measures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Methods for recruiting white, black, and hispanic working-class women and men to a study of physical and social hazards at work: the United for Health study
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:127-44. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint A decade of work on organized labor and tobacco control: reflections on research and coalition building in the United States
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Public Health Policy 28:118-35. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation results from the Healthy Directions-Small Business study
    Mary K Hunt
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:90-107. 2007
    ..Future studies need to examine characteristics associated with participation and nonparticipation of both managers and nonmanagers to increase the likelihood of participation and ultimately improve health behavior...
  13. doi request reprint Alcohol disorders among Asian Americans: associations with unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, and ethnic identification (the national Latino and Asian Americans study, 2002-2003)
    D H Chae
    University of California, San Francisco, Center for Health and Community, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:973-9. 2008
    ..To examine history of alcohol abuse/dependence disorder in relation to unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, and ethnic identification among Asian Americans...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tools for health: the efficacy of a tailored intervention targeted for construction laborers
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, SM258, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:51-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to test a behavioral intervention among construction laborers...
  15. doi request reprint Occupational, social, and relationship hazards and psychological distress among low-income workers: implications of the 'inverse hazard law'
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Kresge 717, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:260-72. 2011
    ....
  16. pmc The association of workplace hazards and smoking in a U.S. multiethnic working-class population
    Cassandra A Okechukwu
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of California San Francisco and Berkeley, San Francisco, CA 94709 0844, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:225-33. 2010
    ..g., dust, chemicals, noise, and ergonomic strain) and social (e.g., abuse, sexual harassment, and racial discrimination) workplace hazards in a sample of U.S. multiethnic working-class adults...
  17. pmc The influence of social context on changes in fruit and vegetable consumption: results of the healthy directions studies
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1216-27. 2007
    ..We also observed differences between our intervention sites. Social context can play an important role in promoting changes in fruit and vegetable consumption...
  18. pmc MassBuilt: effectiveness of an apprenticeship site-based smoking cessation intervention for unionized building trades workers
    Cassandra A Okechukwu
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of California San Francisco and Berkeley, 3333 California St, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94709 0844, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:887-94. 2009
    ..Blue-collar workers are difficult to reach and less likely to successfully quit smoking. The objective of this study was to test a training site-based smoking cessation intervention...
  19. doi request reprint The inverse hazard law: blood pressure, sexual harassment, racial discrimination, workplace abuse and occupational exposures in US low-income black, white and Latino workers
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:1970-81. 2008
    ..As clarified by the "inverse hazard law," to understand health inequities, research is needed that contrasts exposures and health status population-wide, not just among those most inequitably exposed...
  20. pmc Effects of individual and proximate educational context on intimate partner violence: a population-based study of women in India
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building, 7th flr, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:507-14. 2008
    ..We examined the role of women's education and proximate educational context on intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  21. pmc Unfair treatment, racial/ethnic discrimination, ethnic identification, and smoking among Asian Americans in the National Latino and Asian American Study
    David H Chae
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:485-92. 2008
    ..We investigated whether ethnic identification moderated either association...
  22. pmc Geography of underweight and overweight among women in India: a multilevel analysis of 3204 neighborhoods in 26 states
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, KRESGE 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 6:264-80. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that interventions to address the double burden of undernutrition and overnutrition in India must take into account state and neighborhood characteristics in order to be successful...
  23. ncbi request reprint Implications of discrimination based on sexuality, gender, and race/ethnicity for psychological distress among working-class sexual minorities: the United for Health Study, 2003-2004
    David H Chae
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, USA
    Int J Health Serv 40:589-608. 2010
    ..Findings also highlight the importance of addressing discrimination in ameliorating problematic mental health outcomes among working-class sexual minorities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevention strategies in industrial hygiene: a critical literature review
    Cora R Roelofs
    Department of Adult Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 01854, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:62-7. 2003
    ..Intervention effectiveness was not consistently evaluated in these articles. In response to these findings, recommendations are made to improve the evaluation and promotion of effective prevention and control strategies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Reducing occupation-based disparities related to tobacco: roles for occupational health and organized labor
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:170-9. 2004
    ..Tobacco exacts a disproportionate toll on individuals employed in working class occupations, due to higher prevalence of smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke among these workers compared to others...
  26. ncbi request reprint Class matters: U.S. versus U.K. measures of occupational disparities in access to health services and health status in the 2000 U.S. National Health Interview Survey
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 35:213-36. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Experiences of discrimination: validity and reliability of a self-report measure for population health research on racism and health
    Nancy Krieger
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1576-96. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Social hazards on the job: workplace abuse, sexual harassment, and racial discrimination--a study of Black, Latino, and White low-income women and men workers in the United States
    Nancy Krieger
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Health Serv 36:51-85. 2006
    ..Together, these findings imply that the lived--and combined-experiences of class, race, and gender inequities and their attendant assaults on human dignity are highly germane to analyses of workers' health...
  29. ncbi request reprint Social influences, social context, and health behaviors among working-class, multi-ethnic adults
    Karen M Emmons
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 34:315-34. 2007
    ..By examining how key social influence and contextual mediating variables relate to health behaviors, we can learn more about the types of interventions that might be needed to promote sustained health behavior change in this population...
  30. pmc Exposure to domestic violence associated with adult smoking in India: a population based study
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, KRESGE 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Tob Control 16:378-83. 2007
    ..To investigate the relation between domestic violence and tobacco use among adults in India...
  31. ncbi request reprint Work-to-family spillover and fruit and vegetable consumption among construction laborers
    Carol M Devine
    Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, 377 MVR, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Am J Health Promot 21:175-82. 2007
    ..We conducted a survey to understand how worker, job, and family characteristics were related to negative work-to-family spillover and how spillover was related to fruit and vegetable consumption to inform intervention design...
  32. pmc R.J. Reynolds' targeting of African Americans: 1988-2000
    Edith D Balbach
    Community Health Program, Tufts University, 112 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:822-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe RJ Reynolds (RJR) Tobacco Company's strategy for targeting African Americans, as revealed in tobacco industry documents and magazine advertisements...
  33. pmc Smoke-free airlines and the role of organized labor: a case study
    Jocelyn Pan
    Community Health Program, Tufts University, 112 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:398-404. 2005
    ..This case illustrates the potential for successful partnerships between unions and tobacco control policy advocates when developing smoke-free worksite policies...
  34. pmc Political coalitions for mutual advantage: the case of the Tobacco Institute's Labor Management Committee
    Edith D Balbach
    Community Health Program, Tufts University, 112 Packard Ave, Medford, MA 02155, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:985-93. 2005
    ..While public health advocates missed an opportunity to partner with unions on the issue of smoke-free worksites during the era studied, they can use a similar strategy to form coalitions with unions...
  35. pmc Political coalitions and working women: how the tobacco industry built a relationship with the Coalition of Labor Union Women
    Edith D Balbach
    Community Health Program, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:27-32. 2006
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  36. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in smoking-cessation interventions: analysis of the 2005 National Health Interview Survey
    Vilma E Cokkinides
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Research, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA 30303 1002, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:404-12. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The impact of tobacco use and secondhand smoke on hospitality workers
    Michael Siegel
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, TW2 Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 5:31-42, viii. 2006
    ..Occupational clinicians can play a significant role in protecting the health of hospitality workers by supporting laws to create smoke-free workplaces, including bars and restaurants, and promoting smoking cessation in these worksites...
  38. pmc Methods and baseline characteristics of two group-randomized trials with multiracial and multiethnic working-class samples
    Anne M Stoddard
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen St, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 2:A10. 2005
    ..This paper reports the results of the sample selection and survey methods for two group-randomized intervention studies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Social disparities in the burden of occupational exposures: results of a cross-sectional study
    Margaret M Quinn
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:861-75. 2007
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  40. pmc Cessation among smokers of "light" cigarettes: results from the 2000 national health interview survey
    Hilary A Tindle
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1498-504. 2006
    ..However, the availability of light cigarettes may deter smoking cessation...

Research Grants7

  1. Physical/social hazards--jobs, race, gender and health
    Elizabeth Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  2. Physical/social hazards--jobs, race, gender and health
    Elizabeth Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. Physical/social hazards--jobs, race, gender and health
    Elizabeth Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  4. Smoking Cessation Intervention with Building Trade Union
    Elizabeth Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If shown to be effective, this intervention could be readily disseminated to a national network of building trade union apprenticeship programs, which collectively train approximately 183,000 apprentices each year. ..
  5. Smoking Cessation Intervention with Building Trade Union
    Elizabeth Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If shown to be effective, this intervention could be readily disseminated to a national network of building trade union apprenticeship programs, which collectively train approximately 183,000 apprentices each year. ..
  6. Smoking Cessation Intervention with Building Trade Union
    Elizabeth Barbeau; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If shown to be effective, this intervention could be readily disseminated to a national network of building trade union apprenticeship programs, which collectively train approximately 183,000 apprentices each year. ..