CPH-NEW Newsletter
September 2019
Attend a Webinar
October 9, 2019 1pm EST  
The NEW Healthy Workplace Participatory Program 2.0 Toolkit
CPH-NEW is pleased to announce the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program "2.0" Online Toolkit! 

Join the webinar to learn about the new features of the upgraded Healthy Workplace Participatory Program (HWPP) and how the program supports Total Worker Health in the workplace. 

Who should attend:
  • Workplace professionals who are responsible for employee safety, health and well-being activities
  • Workplace professionals who are already implementing the HWPP in their organizations 
  • Researchers who want to learn how to apply Dissemination and Implementation Science methods to improve adoption of evidence based interventions
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Awards & Recognition

Laura Punnett 2016
CPH-NEW Co-Director Laura Punnett, ScD has been named advisory board chair of UMass Lowell's NSF-funded "Making WAVES" project to increase diversity of faculty in STEM fields

CPH-NEW Researcher Mazen El Ghaziri PhD published a book chapter:  Work place Bullying in the Public Sector  in Handbook of Workplace Bullying, Emotional Abuse and Harassment.  Visit Springer series or access the chapt er   

CPH-NEW Researcher Zhang Yuan ScD was promoted to Associate Professor. She  received a 4-year, $1.7 million grant from National Institute of Aging to explore feasibility and effectiveness of a sleep intervention to improve night shift alertness and performance in older shift workers.


Suza nne Nobrega, MS (UMass Lowell) and Bill Shaw, PhD, (UConn Health) have been named Associate Di rectors of the CPH-NEW Total Worker Health Center.
 Funding opportunity: CPH-NEW 2019-2020 Pilot Grant Program
Letters of Intents (LOI) are being accepted now for research Pilot Grantworth up to $13,000 each for 2 approved research projects 

Pre-proposal letter of intent 
Rolling until Friday Sept. 27, 2019

Applications (by invitation only) 
Due by Friday October 18, 2019

Award Period - Nov 25, 2019 to August 31, 2020     
Upcoming Events

Pathways to Safe Patient Handling in the Modern Hospital Setting
Sept. 20, 2019, Burlington, MA
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Patient handling personnel are invited for an all-day program. 

Working on Wellness Presents: The Expert Series Webinar
Sept. 24, 2019, 11-noon. EST
Register and join CPH-NEW Research Affiliate Jennifer Garza as she talks on Ergonomics in the Workplace. Hear from the MA COSH about workers' rights to a safe and healthy workplace under the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.

American Public health Association Annual Meeting
November 2-6, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
CPH-NEW Researchers will present six scientific papers. View the paper titles and event information on the  CPH-NEW Events page .

APA/NIOSH Work Stress and Health Conference
November 6-9, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
CPH-NEW researchers will present several scientific papers.  View the paper titles and event information on the  CPH-NEW Events page .
Recent Publications

Issue #63: Workplace Sexual Harassment Among Low-income Latinas (Latinas TRASH Violence at Work project)

To view all CPH-NEW articles, visit CPH-NEW publications page.  
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