Glorian Sorensen

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reducing social disparities in tobacco use: a social-contextual model for reducing tobacco use among blue-collar workers
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:230-9. 2004
  2. 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
  3. pmc Ergonomic practices within patient care units are associated with musculoskeletal pain and limitations
    Jack T Dennerlein
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:107-16. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of participants in a cancer prevention intervention designed for multiethnic workers in small manufacturing worksites
    Mary K Hunt
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:33-7. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Elements of external validity of tools for health: an intervention for construction laborers
    Mary K Hunt
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:e11-20. 2010
  6. 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
  7. pmc Tobacco use cessation and weight management among motor freight workers: results of the gear up for health study
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Faber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2113-22. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive worksite cancer prevention intervention: behavior change results from a randomized controlled trial (United States)
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:5-25. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Teacher tobacco use and tobacco use prevention in two regions in India: qualitative research findings
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 41:424-32. 2005
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. pmc Reducing social disparities in tobacco use: a social-contextual model for reducing tobacco use among blue-collar workers
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:230-9. 2004
    ..We present applications of this model to worksite-based smoking cessation interventions among blue-collar workers and provide empirical support for this model. We also propose avenues for future research guided by this model...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Ergonomic practices within patient care units are associated with musculoskeletal pain and limitations
    Jack T Dennerlein
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:107-16. 2012
    ..With the high prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) for patient care unit workers, prevention efforts through ergonomic practices within units may be related to symptoms associated with typical work-related MSDs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of participants in a cancer prevention intervention designed for multiethnic workers in small manufacturing worksites
    Mary K Hunt
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:33-7. 2007
    ..These characteristics included sociodemographic variables, mediating mechanisms, and modifying conditions...
  5. doi request reprint Elements of external validity of tools for health: an intervention for construction laborers
    Mary K Hunt
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Health Promot 24:e11-20. 2010
    ..To examine the external validity of an efficacious tailored smoking cessation and nutrition improvement telephone intervention...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Tobacco use cessation and weight management among motor freight workers: results of the gear up for health study
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Faber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:2113-22. 2010
    ..To present the results of a study of a worksite-based intervention to promote tobacco use cessation and improve weight management among motor freight workers...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive worksite cancer prevention intervention: behavior change results from a randomized controlled trial (United States)
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Public Health Policy 24:5-25. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Teacher tobacco use and tobacco use prevention in two regions in India: qualitative research findings
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 41:424-32. 2005
    ..This paper uses qualitative data to explore differences in tobacco use patterns and tobacco use prevention efforts among teachers in two Indian states with high versus low prevalence of tobacco use...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption among construction laborers and motor freight workers
    Eve M Nagler
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115 5450, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:637-47. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare and contrast correlates of fruit and vegetable consumption in two blue-collar populations: construction laborers and motor freight workers...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social context of physical activity and weight status in working-class populations
    Karen E Peterson
    Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Building 2 331, Boston, MA, USA
    J Phys Act Health 4:381-96. 2007
    ..Persistent disparities suggest that multiple aspects of social context may influence leisure-time physical activity levels and weight status in multiethnic, working-class populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Process evaluation of an integrated health promotion/occupational health model in WellWorks-2
    Mary Kay Hunt
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:10-26. 2005
    ..8 vs. HP/OHS: 24.9) in the HP/ OHS condition. Addressing occupational health may have contributed to higher levels of worker and management participation and smoking cessation among blue-collar workers...
  15. pmc Allocation of household responsibilities influences change in dietary behavior
    Candace C Nelson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development and Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 73:1517-24. 2011
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Intention to quit smoking and concerns about household environmental risks: findings from the Health in Common Study in low-income housing
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:805-11. 2013
    ..To assess the association between intention to quit smoking and perceptions of household environmental risks among racially/ethnically diverse residents of low-income housing...
  18. doi request reprint Occupational injuries among nurses and aides in a hospital setting
    Leslie I Boden
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:117-26. 2012
    ..Recent studies have quantified risks and demonstrated a higher risk for aides than for nurses. However, no detailed studies to date have used OSHA injury definitions to allow for better comparability across studies...
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Promoting behavior change among working-class, multiethnic workers: results of the healthy directions--small business study
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney St, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1389-95. 2005
    ..We examined the efficacy of a cancer prevention intervention designed to improve health behaviors among working-class, multiethnic populations employed in small manufacturing businesses...
  21. pmc Body mass index, physical activity, and dietary behaviors among members of an urban community fitness center: a questionnaire survey
    Kimberly A Kaphingst
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:181. 2007
    ..Community focused wellness organizations, such as YMCAs, could provide a unique channel with which to reach such populations. This study assessed health behaviors and related characteristics of members of an urban YMCA facility...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of health promotion and cancer prevention among adults in working-class occupations and neighborhoods
    Roberta E Goldman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:777-90. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive worksite cancer prevention intervention: behavior change results from a randomized controlled trial (United States)
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 13:493-502. 2002
    ....
  24. pmc Are social relationships a healthy influence on obesogenic behaviors among racially/ethnically diverse and socio-economically disadvantaged residents?
    Sara L Tamers
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 56:70-4. 2013
    ..To examine associations between social support and ties (family, friend, and neighbors) individually and jointly with diet and physical activity among an ethnically-diverse, low-income population...
  25. pmc Dissemination of a tobacco cessation program for unionized workers
    Lisa Quintiliani
    Department of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Fam Community Health 35:246-55. 2012
    ..9% reported not using tobacco. The intervention had relatively high levels of implementation, effectiveness, and acceptability, but low reach, highlighting issues arising during dissemination...
  26. ncbi request reprint Changing channels for tobacco control with youth: developing an intervention for working teens
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Res 19:250-60. 2004
    ..Employed teen tobacco use patterns and work characteristics that emerged from our formative research are presented in this paper, and may be useful in planning future worksite interventions for employed teens...
  27. doi request reprint Work experiences and tobacco use: findings from the gear up for health study
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:87-94. 2009
    ..To examine the relationships between the work environment and amount smoked, intention to quit, and participation in a health promotion intervention...
  28. pmc The social environment and walking behavior among low-income housing residents
    Caitlin E Caspi
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntingon Avenue, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Soc Sci Med 80:76-84. 2013
    ..Researchers should carefully weigh the respective limitations of subjective and objective measures of the social environment when linking them to health outcomes...
  29. pmc The relationship between diet and perceived and objective access to supermarkets among low-income housing residents
    Caitlin E Caspi
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntingon Avenue, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:1254-62. 2012
    ..0008). Perceived measures of the food environment may be more strongly related to dietary behaviors than objective ones, and may incorporate components of food access not captured in objective measures...
  30. pmc Testing hypothesized psychosocial mediators: lessons learned in the MassBUILT study
    Cassandra A Okechukwu
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Educ Behav 38:404-11. 2011
    ..The variables examined were important but were not mediators of the MassBUILT intervention and this could have contributed to the significant relapse in smoking among study participants...
  31. doi request reprint A process evaluation of tobacco-related outcomes from a telephone and print-delivered intervention for motor freight workers
    Lisa Quintiliani
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney St, LW 703, Boston, MA, 02116, United States
    Addict Behav 35:1036-9. 2010
    ..Thus, the number and duration of counseling calls may be flexible and determined in response to the needs of participants...
  32. pmc Neighborhood safety, socioeconomic status, and physical activity in older adults
    Reginald D Tucker-Seeley
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:207-13. 2009
    ..Yet, the moderating influence of various measures of SES on the association between perceived neighborhood safety and leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) among older adults remains unknown...
  33. pmc Does workplace social capital buffer the effects of job stress? A cross-sectional, multilevel analysis of cigarette smoking among U.S. manufacturing workers
    Amy L Sapp
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:740-50. 2010
    ..To investigate whether workplace social capital buffers the association between job stress and smoking status...
  34. pmc Social disparities in tobacco use in Mumbai, India: the roles of occupation, education, and gender
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1003-8. 2005
    ..We assessed social disparities in the prevalence of overall tobacco use, smoking, and smokeless tobacco use in Mumbai, India, by examining occupation-, education-, and gender-specific patterns...
  35. pmc Does race/ethnicity moderate the association between job strain and leisure time physical activity?
    Gary G Bennett
    Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Behav Med 32:60-7. 2006
    ..Racial/ethnic minorities report myriad barriers to regular leisure time physical activity (LTPA), including the stress and fatigue resulting from their occupational activities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cancer prevention for working class, multiethnic populations through small businesses: the healthy directions study
    Mary K Hunt
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, 44 Binney Street, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:749-60. 2003
    ..We discuss ways in which we incorporated these characteristics into the design of the intervention...
  37. ncbi request reprint Teacher tobacco use and tobacco use prevention in two regions in India: results of the Global School Personnel Survey
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 41:417-23. 2005
    ..This paper compares tobacco use patterns and tobacco use prevention efforts among teachers in two Indian states with high versus low prevalence of tobacco use...
  38. doi request reprint Integration of health protection and health promotion: rationale, indicators, and metrics
    Glorian Sorensen
    From the Dana Farber Cancer Institute Drs Sorensen, McLellan, and Allen, Boston, Mass Harvard School of Public Health Drs Sorensen, Pronk, Okechukwu, and Wagner, Boston, Mass Northeastern University Dr Dennerlein, Boston, Mass HealthPartners, Inc Dr Pronk, Minneapolis, Minn Boston University School of Public Health Dr Boden, Boston, Mass Partners HealthCare, Inc Dr Hashimoto, Boston, Mass Boston College Law School Dr Hashimoto, Newton Centre, Mass New England Research Institutes Dr Stoddard, Watertown, Mass and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Dr Wagner, Washington, DC
    J Occup Environ Med 55:S12-8. 2013
    ..To offer a definition of an "integrated" approach to worker health and operationalize this definition using indicators of the extent to which integrated efforts are implemented in an organization...
  39. pmc Musculoskeletal pain and psychological distress in hospital patient care workers
    Silje Endresen Reme
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 22:503-10. 2012
    ....
  40. pmc Assessing the relationship between work-family conflict and smoking
    Candace C Nelson
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1767-72. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between smoking and work-family conflict among a sample of New England long-term-care facility workers...
  41. ncbi request reprint The life history interview method: applications to intervention development
    Roberta Goldman
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Department of Adult Oncology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:564-81. 2003
    ..Insights gained from thematic analysis of the interviews were integrated throughout intervention and materials development processes...
  42. ncbi request reprint Assessment of occupational safety and health programs in small businesses
    Elizabeth Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:371-9. 2004
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. pmc Promoting life skills and preventing tobacco use among low-income Mumbai youth: effects of Salaam Bombay Foundation intervention
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34982. 2012
    ....
  45. 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
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Employed adolescents and beliefs about self-efficacy to avoid smoking
    Pebbles Fagan
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Heath, Boston, MA, USA
    Addict Behav 28:613-26. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Model for incorporating social context in health behavior interventions: applications for cancer prevention for working-class, multiethnic populations
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 37:188-97. 2003
    ..This article proposes a conceptual framework for addressing social contextual factors in cancer prevention interventions, and describes work that operationalizes this model in interventions for working class, multiethnic populations...
  48. 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...
  49. pmc Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workers
    Orfeu M Buxton
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, BLI 438, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S636-43. 2009
    ..We assessed whether adequate sleep is linked to more healthful eating behaviors among motor freight workers and whether it mediates the effects of workplace experiences...
  50. pmc Results of a pilot intervention to improve health and safety for health care workers
    Caitlin Eicher Caspi
    From the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Dr Caspi, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn Department of Physical Therapy Dr Dennerlein, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass New England Research Institutes Mr Kenwood and Dr Stoddard, Watertown, Mass College of Nursing Dr Hopcia, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill Department of Occupational Heath Dr Hashimoto, Partner s Healthcare, Inc, Boston, Mass Department of Society, Human Development and Health Dr Sorensen, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass and Center for Community Based Research Dr Sorensen, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1449-55. 2013
    ..To test the feasibility of a multicomponent pilot intervention to improve worker safety and wellness in two Boston hospitals...
  51. pmc Message formats and their influence on perceived risks of tobacco use: a pilot formative research project in India
    Claudia R Pischke
    BIPS Institute for Epidemiology and Prevention Research, Bremen 28359, Germany
    Health Educ Res 28:326-38. 2013
    ..To conclude, messages using evidence-based information, possibly with negative emotions, testimonials with role models and those messages emphasizing self-efficacy in the format of narratives appear to appeal to teachers in Bihar...
  52. pmc The local food environment and diet: a systematic review
    Caitlin E Caspi
    Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Place 18:1172-87. 2012
    ..Because GIS-based measures on their own may not capture important non-geographic dimensions of access, a set of recommendations for future researchers is outlined...
  53. pmc Dissemination research in cancer control: where are we and where should we go?
    Deborah J Bowen
    Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, School of Public Health, Boston University, 715 Albany Street T2 W, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:473-85. 2009
    ..We hope that this paper will encourage dissemination research in our field...
  54. pmc Financial hardship and mortality among older adults using the 1996-2004 Health and Retirement Study
    Reginald D Tucker-Seeley
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:850-7. 2009
    ..We investigated the effect of financial hardship on mortality risk in a community-dwelling sample of adults 50 years of age and olderin the United States...
  55. pmc Preventing chronic disease in the workplace: a workshop report and recommendations
    Glorian Sorensen
    Harvard School of Public Health and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S196-207. 2011
    ..Workshop participants outlined a conceptual framework and corresponding research agenda to address chronic disease prevention by integrating health promotion and health protection in the workplace...
  56. ncbi request reprint Worksite-based research and initiatives to increase fruit and vegetable consumption
    Glorian Sorensen
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 39:S94-100. 2004
    ..Some initiatives focus on the physical and informational environments, with the dual aim of increasing the availability of healthful food options and providing education and support through point-of-choice labeling and signage...
  57. pmc Nativity and cigarette smoking among lower income blacks: results from the Healthy Directions Study
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 10:305-11. 2008
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of intervening early new Black immigrants to stem the uptake of cigarette smoking behaviors as individuals become acculturated...
  58. ncbi request reprint Worker assessments of organizational practices and psychosocial work environment are associated with musculoskeletal injuries in hospital patient care workers
    Silje Endresen Reme
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Uni Health, Uni Research AS, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Ind Med 57:810-8. 2014
    ..Despite a wide spectrum of documented health hazards, little is known about the association between psychosocial factors at work and OSHA-recordable musculoskeletal injuries...
  59. pmc Lifecourse socioeconomic circumstances and multimorbidity among older adults
    Reginald D Tucker-Seeley
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 02215 USA
    BMC Public Health 11:313. 2011
    ..In this study we investigate the association among childhood financial hardship, lifetime earnings, and multimorbidity...
  60. pmc Movies and TV influence tobacco use in India: findings from a national survey
    K Viswanath
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11365. 2010
    ..The objective is to test the association of self-reported tobacco smoking and chewing with frequency of use of four types of mass media: newspapers, radio, television, and movies...
  61. pmc Do social network characteristics predict mammography screening practices?
    Jennifer D Allen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Health Educ Behav 35:763-76. 2008
    ..The authors prospectively examined the relationship between social network characteristics and adherence to screening guidelines...
  62. ncbi request reprint Do social influences contribute to occupational differences in quitting smoking and attitudes toward quitting?
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Community Based Research, Department of Adult Oncology, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Health Promot 16:135-41. 2002
    ..To examine occupational differences in social influences supporting quitting smoking and their relationships to intentions and self-efficacy to quit smoking and to quitting...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. pmc The role of the work context in multiple wellness outcomes for hospital patient care workers
    Glorian Sorensen
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:899-910. 2011
    ..To examine the relationships among low back pain (LBP), inadequate physical activity, and sleep deficiency among patient care workers, and of these outcomes to work context...
  66. ncbi request reprint Maternal/female caregiver influences on adolescent indoor tanning
    Jo Ellen Stryker
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:528.e1-9. 2004
    ....
  67. pmc Biomarker validation of dietary intervention in two multiethnic populations
    A Heather Eliassen
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A44. 2006
    ..The Healthy Directions intervention studies were designed to increase multivitamin use, fruit and vegetable consumption, and physical activity in working-class, multiethnic populations...
  68. 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
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk reduction: the Massachusetts WISEWOMAN project
    Anne M Stoddard
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:539-46. 2004
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint The STRENGTH Ezine: an application of e-mail for health promotion in adolescent girls
    Lorien C Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2175 K Street NW, Room 7015, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Health Promot 19:28-32. 2004
    ..Few studies have investigated the efficacy of e-mail for promoting behavior change. This study evaluates the participation in and outcomes associated with an e-mail-based health promotion program...
  71. ncbi request reprint Sanitarians' work with indoor-tanning businesses: findings from interviews in two major metropolitan areas
    Andrea Hickle
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    J Environ Health 67:30-6, 54. 2005
    ..Various steps must be taken to improve environmental health work with tanning businesses, including educating the public, strengthening regulations, addressing resource issues, and training sanitarians...
  72. ncbi request reprint Norms and their relationship to behavior in worksite settings: an application of the Jackson Return Potential Model
    Laura Linnan
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:258-68. 2005
    ..To measure health norms and assess their influence on behavior among 2541 employees in 16 manufacturing worksites using an adapted Jackson's Return Potential Model (RPM)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Improving the prevention and control of hazardous substance exposures: a randomized controlled trial in manufacturing worksites
    Anthony D LaMontagne
    Centre for Health and Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 48:282-92. 2005
    ..New measures of exposure prevention (EP) activity were used to evaluate the effectiveness of a 16-month management-focused intervention addressing hazardous substance exposures in manufacturing work settings...
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Reducing cigarette smoking among working adolescents: results from the SMART study
    Anne M Stoddard
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:1159-64. 2005
    ..The SMART Teens Against the Risks of Tobacco Study was designed to test the feasibility and efficacy of tobacco control intervention methods for employed teens...
  76. pmc Acculturation and physical activity in a working class multiethnic population
    Kathleen Y Wolin
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prev Med 42:266-72. 2006
    ..Determinants of physical activity in minority populations remain under-explored. Acculturation is one proposed mechanism for the disparities that exist between racial and ethnic groups in health outcomes...
  77. doi request reprint Mediation of adult fruit and vegetable consumption in the National 5 A Day for Better Health community studies
    Marci Kramish Campbell
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:49-60. 2008
    ..The 5 A Day for Better Health community studies demonstrated in randomized trials the efficacy of population-based strategies to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in diverse geographic areas and settings...
  78. ncbi request reprint Conceptualization and development of a theory-based healthful eating and physical activity intervention for postpartum women who are low income
    Cara B Ebbeling
    Obesity Research at Children s Hospital Boston, USA
    Health Promot Pract 8:50-9. 2007
    ..This intervention can serve as a basis for future organizational partnerships to benefit the health of populations who are low income...
  79. ncbi request reprint Compliance with restrictions on sale of indoor tanning sessions to youth in Minnesota and Massachusetts
    Jean L Forster
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:962-7. 2006
    ..Minnesota and Massachusetts require parental permission, for persons younger than 16 or 18 years of age, respectively, for indoor tanning...
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with use or intention to use indoor tanning among adolescents
    DeAnn Lazovich
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota Minneapolis St Paul, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:918-24. 2004
    ..Indoor tanning is a popular behavior that may increase skin cancer risk...
  82. ncbi request reprint An exposure prevention rating method for intervention needs assessment and effectiveness evaluation
    Anthony D LaMontagne
    Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 18:523-34. 2003
    ..Validation studies are needed as a next step. This assessment method complements quantitative exposure assessment with an upstream prevention focus...