Letitia Davis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Barriers to use of workers' compensation for patient care at Massachusetts community health centers
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1375-92. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Use of statewide electronic emergency department data for occupational injury surveillance: a feasibility study in Massachusetts
    Letitia K Davis
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, 250 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:344-52. 2012
  3. pmc Integrating occupational health with mainstream public health in Massachusetts: an approach to intervention
    Letitia Davis
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 250 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:5-14. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: a report from the Massachusetts Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks (SENSOR)
    L Davis
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:58-71. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of data sources for the surveillance of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Massachusetts
    Letitia Davis
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:284-96. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Work-related carpal tunnel syndrome (WR-CTS) in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: source of WR-CTS, outcomes, and employer intervention practices
    Helen Wellman
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:139-52. 2004
  7. pmc Completeness and accuracy of International Classification of Disease (ICD) external cause of injury codes in emergency department electronic data
    P R Hunt
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Inj Prev 13:422-5. 2007
  8. pmc Characteristics of work related asthma: results from a population based survey
    C V Breton
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:411-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Availability and quality of industry and occupation information in the Massachusetts Cancer Registry
    J Levy
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Bureau of Health Statistics Research and Evaluation, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-4619, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:98-106. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Sharps injuries among employees of acute care hospitals in Massachusetts, 2002-2007
    Angela K Laramie
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:538-44. 2011

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Publications12

  1. pmc Barriers to use of workers' compensation for patient care at Massachusetts community health centers
    Lenore S Azaroff
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:1375-92. 2013
    ..To examine barriers community health centers (CHCs) face in using workers' compensation insurance (WC)...
  2. doi request reprint Use of statewide electronic emergency department data for occupational injury surveillance: a feasibility study in Massachusetts
    Letitia K Davis
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, 250 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:344-52. 2012
    ..Using data from 12 hospitals, we evaluated two indicators of work-relatedness in reported ED data and the availability of employment information in medical charts...
  3. pmc Integrating occupational health with mainstream public health in Massachusetts: an approach to intervention
    Letitia Davis
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 250 Washington St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:5-14. 2009
    ..This article provides a framework for considering the range of integration activities and presents examples of successful occupational health integration efforts in Massachusetts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: a report from the Massachusetts Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks (SENSOR)
    L Davis
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:58-71. 2001
    ..This surveillance study was undertaken to target efforts to prevent work-related carpal tunnel syndrome (WR-CTS) and to assess physician case-reports as a source of surveillance data...
  5. ncbi request reprint A comparison of data sources for the surveillance of work-related carpal tunnel syndrome in Massachusetts
    Letitia Davis
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:284-96. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Work-related carpal tunnel syndrome (WR-CTS) in Massachusetts, 1992-1997: source of WR-CTS, outcomes, and employer intervention practices
    Helen Wellman
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:139-52. 2004
    ....
  7. pmc Completeness and accuracy of International Classification of Disease (ICD) external cause of injury codes in emergency department electronic data
    P R Hunt
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    Inj Prev 13:422-5. 2007
    ..E codes reliably identify the broad mechanism of injury, but inaccuracies and incompleteness suggest areas for training of hospital admissions staff, providers, and coders...
  8. pmc Characteristics of work related asthma: results from a population based survey
    C V Breton
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:411-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine differences between work related and non-work related asthma with respect to healthcare use and asthma control characteristics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Availability and quality of industry and occupation information in the Massachusetts Cancer Registry
    J Levy
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Bureau of Health Statistics Research and Evaluation, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-4619, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:98-106. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The nearly one-third (32%) of records that had some improvement in I/O information with a dedicated review indicates considerable opportunity to improve the utility of this resource...
  10. doi request reprint Sharps injuries among employees of acute care hospitals in Massachusetts, 2002-2007
    Angela K Laramie
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:538-44. 2011
    ..We examined trends in SI rates among employees of acute care hospitals in Massachusetts, including the impact of SESIPs on SI trends during 2002-2007...
  11. ncbi request reprint Work-related asthma among health care workers: surveillance data from California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993-1997
    Elise Pechter
    Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02108, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:265-75. 2005
    ..Asthma morbidity has increased, posing a public health burden. Work-related asthma (WRA) accounts for a significant proportion of adult asthma that causes serious personal and economic consequences...
  12. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among male Massachusetts firefighters, 1987-2003
    Dongmug Kang
    Department of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea
    Am J Ind Med 51:329-35. 2008
    ..Firefighters are known to be exposed to recognized or probable carcinogens. Previous studies have found elevated risks of several types of cancers in firefighters...

Research Grants14

  1. Enhanced Surveillance of Occup. Injuries to Youth <18
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..MDPH will also obtain input from states in the northeast and produce a "how-to" guide for surveillance of work-related injuries to youth that may be used by other states across the country. ..
  2. Core Occupational Health Surveillance in Massachusetts
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..MDPH will work with NIOSH State Occupational Surveillance Consortium in developing a final report and set of consensus recommendations regarding core occupational health surveillance activities in the states. ..
  3. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SURVEILLANCE OF LOW INCOME, MINORITY
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  4. EVALUATION OF A STATEWIDE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT INJURY SU
    Letitia Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Findings will be widely disseminated to data providers and users. ..