Research Articles

 

Recently Published, Accepted, and Submitted Manuscripts

 

  1. Kachan D, Caban-Martinez AJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Christ SL, Ocasio MA, Clarke TC, Tannenbaum SL, Fernandez CA, Lee DJ. Unintentional Injury Mortality Risk in U.S. Workers. Revise and resubmit at International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion.

  2. Cifuentes M, Caban-Martinez CJ, Yee CR, Fernandez CA, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. A Profile of Occupational Psychosocial Exposure of US Green Collar Workers: Findings from the O*NET Database.  Manuscript in prepration for American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

  3. Fernandez CA, Caban-Martinez AJ, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Cifuentes M, Lee DJ. Occupational Psychosocial Hazards of the Emerging U.S. Green Collar Workforce. Manuscript in preparation for Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

  4. Asfar T, Arheart KL, Dietz NA, Caban-Martinez AJ, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. Changes in Smoking Behavior among US Young Workers from 2005 to 2010: The Role of Occupation. Under Review: Nicotine and Tobacco Research

  5. Kachan D, Fleming L.E., Christ S., Muennig P, Prado G, Tannenbaum S.L., Lee D.J. Health Status of US Older Workers and Non-Workers. Under Review: Evidence-based Medicine.

  6. Caban-Martinez AJ, Clarke TC, Davila EP, Clark JD 3rd, Lee DJ, Fleming LE. The Worksite Lunch Truck: A Novel Approach to Workplace Health Assessment and Health Promotion at the Construction Jobsite. Manuscript in preparation for the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.

  7. Kachan D, Fleming L.E., Arheart K.L. Lee, D.J., Muennig P. Allostatic Load and Mortality in Older Workers. Under Review: International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health.

  8. Kachan D, Olano H, Tannenbaum SL, Annane DW, Mehta A, Arheart KL, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. Prevalence of Mindfulness Practices in the US Workforce: The National Health Interview Survey Alternative Medicine Supplement. Under Review: Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

  9. Christ SL, Asfar T, Arheart KL, Dietz N, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. Do work experiences in adolescence predict smoking progression during adolescence and young adulthood? Manuscript in preparation for submission to the American Journal of Public Health.

  10. Kachan D, Christ SL, Muennig P, Fleming LE, Prado G, Lee DJ. Health Care Costs and Utilization in Older US Adults: Where Can We Intervene? Manuscript in preparation for submission to Health Affairs.

  11. McClure LA, et al. Green Collar Workers: Description of an Emerging Workforce. Manuscript in preparation for Environmental Health Perspectives.

 

Articles

 

  1. Lewis, J.E, Hodgson, N, Cutrono, S, LeBlanc, W, Arheart, K, Fleming, L, & Lee, DJ. Association between cardiovascular fitness and metabolic syndrome among US workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2015 Feb, 57(2), 129-133. PMID: 25654514.

  2. Fernandez CA, Christ SL, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Dietz N, McCollister KE, Fleming LE, Muntaner C, Muennig P, Lee DJ. Effect of Childhood Victimization on Occupational Prestige and Income – Results from a National Longitudinal Survey. PLoS One 2015 Feb 27, 10(2):e0115519. PMID: 25723670, PMCID: PMC4344214.

  3. Kachan D, Tannenbaum S.L., Olano H.A., LeBlanc W.G., McClure L.A., Lee D.J. Geographical Variation in Health-Related Quality of Life among Older US Adults. Preventing Chronic Disease 2014 Jul 3, 11:E110.

  4. Ocasio MA, Fleming LE, Hollenbeck J, Fernandez CA, LeBlanc WG Lin J, Olano, HA, Caban AJ, Clarke TC, Kachan D, Christ SL, McCollister KE Arheart KL, Sestito JP Lee DJ. The Health of Young US Workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014 Oct, 56(10):1011-8. PMID: 25285823. **Selected for CME**.

  5. Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Ferraro KF, Pitt-Catsouphes M, Muntaner C, Fernandez CA, Caban-Martinez AJ, Davila EP, Bandiera FC, Lewis JE, Kachan D. Health Status and Risk Indicator Trends of the Aging U.S. Healthcare Workforce. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Mar 22.

  6. Kachan D, Lewis JE, Davila EP, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Caban Martinez AJ, Lee DJ. Nutrient intake and adherence to dietary recommendations among US workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jan;54(1):101-5.

  7. Christ, SL, Fleming, LE, Lee DJ, Muntaner C, Muennig, PA, Caban-Martinez, AJ. (2012). The effects of a psychosocial dimension of socioeconomic position on survival: occupational prestige and mortality among US working adults. Sociology of Health & Illness. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2012.01456.x

  8. Koru-Sengul T, Clark III JD, Ocasio MA, Wanner A, Fleming LE, et al (2011). Utilization of the National Health and Nutrition Examination (NHANES) Survey for Symptoms, Tests, and Diagnosis of Chronic Respiratory Diseases and Assessment of Second hand Smoke Exposure. Epidemiol 1:104. doi:10.4172/2161-1165.1000104

  9. Kachan D, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Goodman E, Arheart KL, Caban-Martinez AJ, Clarke TC, Ocasio MA, Christ S, Lee DJ. Worker populations at risk for work-related injuries across the life course. Am J Ind Med. 2011 Dec 13.

  10. Lewis JE, Clark JD 3rd, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Caban-Martinez AJ, Arheart KL, Tannenbaum SL, Ocasio MA, Davila EP, Kachan D, McCollister K, Dietz N, Bandiera FC, Clarke TC, Lee DJ. Cardiovascular Fitness Levels among American Workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Oct;53(10):1115-21.

  11. Arheart KL, Fleming LE, Lee DJ, LeBlanc WG, Caban-Martinez AJ, Ocasio MA, McCollister KE, Christ SL, Clarke T, Kachan D, Davila EP, Fernandez CA. Occupational vs Industry Sector Classification of the US workforce: Which approach is more strongly associated with worker health outcomes? Am J Ind Med. 2011 Oct;54(10):748-57.

  12. Clarke TC, Soler-Vila H, Lee DJ, Arheart KL, Ocasio MA, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE. Working with Cancer: Health and disability disparities among employed cancer survivors in the U.S. Prev Med. 2011 Oct;53(4-5):331-4.

  13. Davila EP, Florez H, Trepka MJ, Fleming LE, Niyonsenga T, Lee DJ, Parkash J. Strict Glycemic Control and Mortality Risk Among US adults with Type 2 Diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2011 Sep-Oct;25(5):289-91.

  14. Caban-Martinez AJ, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Tancredi DJ, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, McCollister KE, Christ SL, Louie GH, Muennig PA. Arthritis, Occupational Class, and the Aging US Workforce. Am J Public Health. 2011 Sep;101(9):1729-34.

  15. Dietz NA, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, McCollister KE, Arheart KL, Davila EP, Caban-Martinez AJ. Trends in Smokeless Tobacco Use in the US Workforce: 1987-2005. Tob Induc Dis. 2011 Jun 1;9(1):6.

  16. Davila EP, Florez H, Trepka MJ, Fleming LE, Niyonsenga T, Lee DJ, Parkash J. Long work hours is associated with suboptimal glycemic control among US workers with diabetes. Am J Ind Med. 2011 May;54(5):375-83.

  17. Caban-Martinez AJ, Clarke TC, Davila EP, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. Application of Handheld Devices to Field Research among Underserved Construction Worker Populations. Environ Health. 2011 Apr 1;10:27.

  18. Caban Martinez A, Christ SL, Lee D, Fleming LE, Arheart K, McCollister K, Muennig P. The Effects of Occupation and Health Behaviors on Functional Limitations among US Workers with Arthritis: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 February; 53(2): 196–203. [NO LINK FOUND]

  19. Caban-Martinez AJ, Lee DJ, Goodman E, Davila EP, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, McCollister KE, Christ SL, Zimmerman FJ, Muntaner C, Hollenbeck JA. Health Indicators among Unemployed and Employed Young Adults. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Feb;53(2):196-203.

  20. Clarke TC, Arheart KL, Muennig P, Fleming LE, Caban Martinez AJ, Dietz N, Lee DJ. Healthcare Access and Utilization among Children of Single Working and non-Working Mothers in the United States. International Journal of Health Services 2011;41(1):11-26.

  21. McCollister KE, Arheart KL, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Davila EP, LeBlanc WG, Christ SL, Caban-Martinez AJ, West JP, Clark JE 3rd, Erard MJ. Declining Health Insurance Access among US Hispanic Workers: Not all Jobs are Created Equal. AJIM 2010;53(2):163-170.

  22. Davila EP, Florez H, Fleming LE, Lee DJ, Goodman E, LeBlanc WG, Caban-Martinez AJ, Arheart KL, McCollister KE, Christ SL, Clark J, Clarke T. Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome among US Workers. Diabetes Care 2010;33 (11):2390-2395.

  23. Caban Martinez A, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Loubriel L, Ahmed SM, Alicea-Clark A, Clark JD, Davila EP. Cancer Health Education Preferences among Miami-Dade County Construction Workers. Florida Pub Health Rev 2009; 6, 58-61.

  24. Fabry DA, Davila EP, Arheart KL, Serdar B, Dietz NA, Bandiera FC, Lee DJ. Secondhand Smoke Exposure and the Risk of Hearing Loss. Job Control. 2011 Jan;20(1):82-5.

  25. Caban AJ, Lee DJ, Davila EP, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, McCollister KE, Christ SL, Clarke T, and Fleming LE. Sustained Low Influenza Vaccination Rates in US Healthcare Workers. Prev Med. 2010 Apr;50(4):210-2.

  26. Davila EP, Christ SL, Caban AJ, Lee DJ, Arheart KA, LeBlanc WG, McCollister KE, Clarke T, Zimmerman FJ, Goodman E, Muntaner C, Fleming LE. Young Adults, Mortality, and Employment. J Occup Environ Med. 2010 May;52(5):501-4.

  27. Kim IH, Muntaner C, Chung H, Benach J; EMCONET Network. Case studies on employment-related health inequalities in countries representing different types of labor markets. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):255-67.

  28. Muntaner C, Sridharan S, Chung H, Solar O, Quinlan M, Vergara M, Benach J; EMCONET Network. The solution space: developing research and policy agendas to eliminate employment-related health inequalities. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):309-14.

  29. Caban AJ, Clarke TC, Davila EP, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. Application of Handheld Devices to Field Research among Underserved Construction Worker Populations. Environ Health. 2011 Apr 1;10:27.

  30. Caban AJ, Lee DJ, Clarke TC, Davila EP, Clark JC, Ocasio M, Fleming LE. Self-Reported Joint and Back Pain among Construction Workers: A Pilot Workplace Musculoskeletal Assessment. J. Musculoskelet. Res. 13, 49 (2010).

  31. McCollister KE, Arheart KL, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Davila EP, LeBlanc WG, Christ SL, Caban Martinez AJ, West JP, Chung Bridges K, Erard MJ. Declining Health Insurance Access Among US Hispanic Workers: Not all jobs are created equal. Am J Ind Med. Jun 29.2009.

  32. Lewis JE, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Lee DJ, Davila EP, Caban Martinez AJ, Dietz NA, McCollister KE, Bandiera FC, Clark JD. Food label use and awareness of nutritional information and recommendations among persons with chronic disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Nov; 90(5):1351-7.

  33. Davila EP, Caban Martinez AJ, Muennig P, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Ferraro KF, LeBlanc WG, Lam BL, Arheart KL, McCollister KE, Zheng D, Christ SL. Sensory impairment in older US workers. Am J Public Health. Aug 99 (8):1378-85.

  34. Arheart KL, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Dietz NA, McCollister KE, Wilkinson JD, Lewis JE, Clark JD 3rd, Davila EP, Bandiera FC, Erard MJ. Accuracy of self-reported smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in the US workforce: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. JOEM 2008;50(12):1414-20.

  35. Fleming LE, Levis S, LeBlanc WG, Dietz NA, Arheart KL, Wilkinson JD, Clark J, Serdar B, Davila EP, Lee DJ. Earlier Age at Menopause, Work and Tobacco Smoke Exposure. 2008 Nov-Dec; 15(6):1103-8.

  36. Vidal L, LeBlanc WG, McCollister KE, Arheart KL, Chung-Bridges K, Christ S, Caban-Martinez AJ, Lewis JE, Lee DJ, Clark J 3rd, Davila EP, Fleming LE. Cancer Screening in US Workers. Am J Pub Health 2009;99:59-65.

  37. Clark JD 3rd, Wilkinson JD, LeBlanc WG, Dietz NA, Arheart KL, Fleming LE, Lee DJ. Inflammatory markers and secondhand tobacco smoke exposure among US workers. Am J Ind Med 2008;51(8):626-632.

  38. Lam BL, Christ SL, Lee DJ, Zheng DD, Arheart KL. Reported Visual Impairment and Risk of Suicide: The 1986-1996 National Health Interview Survey. Archives Ophthalmology 2008;126(7):975-980.

  39. Chung-Bridges K, Muntaner C, Fleming LE, Lee DJ, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Christ SL, McCollister KE, Caban AJ, Davila EP. Occupational segregation as a determinant of US worker health. Am J Ind Medicine. 2008;51(8):555-567.

  40. Arheart KL, Lee DJ, Dietz NA, Wilkinson JD, Clark JD, LeBlanc WG, Serdar B, Fleming LE. Declining Trends in Serum Cotinine Levels in the US Worker Groups: The Policy of Power. JOEM 2008;50(1):57-63.

  41. LeBlanc WG, Vidal L, Kirsner RS, Lee DJ, Caban-Martinez AJ, McCollister KE, Arheart KL, Chung-Bridges K, Christ S, Clark J 3rd, Lewis JE, Davila EP, Rouhani P, Fleming LE. Reported Skin Cancer Screening of US Adult Workers. Journal American Academy of Dermatology 2008;59:55-63.

  42. Christ SL, Lee DJ, Lam BL, Zheng DD, Arheart KL. Assessment of the Effect of Visual Impairment on Mortality through Multiple Health Pathways. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2008;49 (8): 3318-3323.

  43. Chung Bridges K, Fleming LE. WHO/ILO Employment Conditions Knowledge Network: United States. In: Employment Conditions and Health Inequalities for the WHO/ILO. Benach J, Muntaner C, Santana V, Editors. Employment Conditions and Knowledge Network.

  44. Lee D, Fleming LE, Christ SL, Arheart K, Chung-Bridges K, LeBlanc WG, McCollister K, Caban A, Pitman T. Healthcare provider smoking cessation advice among US worker groups. Tobacco Control 2007;16:325-328.

  45. Christ SL, Lee D, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart K, Chung-Bridges K, Caban A, McCollister KE. Employment and Occupational Segregation effects on depressive symptoms in older Americans: Does working past age 65 protect against depression? J Gerontology: Social Sciences 2007;62(6):S399-403.

  46. Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Caban AJ, Chung Bridges K, Christ SL, McCollister K, Pitman J. Smoking rate trends in US occupational groups: The 1987-2004 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). JOEM 2007;49(1):75-81.

  47. Fleming LE, Lee DJ, Martinez AJ, LeBlanc WG, McCollister K, Bridges Chung K, Christ SL, Arheart KL, Pitman T. The Health Behaviors of the Older US Worker: The National Health Interview Survey. Am J Ind Med 2007;50(6):427-437.

  48. Caban-Martinez AJ, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart K, Chung-Bridges K, Christ SL, McCollister KE, Pitman T. Leisure-time physical activity levels of the US workforce. Prev Med May 2007; 44(5):432-6.

  49. Lee DJ, Fleming LE, McCollister KE, Caban AJ, Arheart K, LeBlanc WG, Chung-Bridges K, Christ SL, Dietz N, Clark JD 3rd. Healthcare provider smoking cessation advice among US worker groups. Tobacco Control 2007;16:325-328.

  50. Caban-Martinez AJ, Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Chung-Bridges K, Christ K, Pitman T. Dental care access and unmet dental needs among US workers: The National Health Interview Survey 1997 to 2003. J American Dental Association 2007;138(2):227-230.

  51. Lee DJ, Fleming LE, Gomez Marin O, LeBlanc WG, Arheart K, Caban AJ, Christ SL, Chung-Bridges K, Pitman T. Morbidity ranking of US workers employed in 206 occupations: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) 1986-1994. JOEM 2006;48:117-134.

  52. Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Chung Bridges K, Christ SL, Caban AJ, Pitman T. Occupation and Lung Cancer Mortality in a Nationally Representative US Cohort: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). JOEM 2006;48:823-32.

  53. Gómez-Marín O, Fleming LE, Caban A, LeBlanc WG, Lee D, Pitman T. Longest Held Job in US Occupational Groups: The National Health Interview Survey. J Occ Med 2005;47:79-90.

  54. Caban A, Fleming LE, Lee D, Gómez-Marín O, LeBlanc WG, Pitman T. Obesity in U.S. Workers: The National Health Interview Survey 1986-2002 Am J Public Health 2005;95:1614-1622.

  55. Lee DJ, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Gómez-Marín O, Pitman T. Trends in US Smoking Rates in Occupational Groups: The National Health Interview Survey 1987-1994. J Occ Env Med 2004;46:538-548.

  56. Lee D, Fleming L, Gómez O, Leblanc W. Risk of Hospitalization among Firefighters: The National Health Interview Survey 1986-1994. Am J Pub Health 2004;94:1938-39.

  57. Gómez-Marín O, Fleming LE, Lee DJ, LeBlanc WG, Zheng D, Ma F, Jane D, Pitman T, Caban A. Acute and Chronic Disability among US Farmers and Pesticide Applicators: The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). ;10:285-293

  58. Fleming LE, Gómez-Marín O, Zheng D, Ma F, Lee D. National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Mortality among US Farmers and Pesticide Applicators. Am J Ind Med, 2003;43(2):227-233.

 

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