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Manuel Cifuentes MPH, MD, ScD

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InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell
DepartmentWork Environment
AddressKitson Hall
Lowell, MA 01854
Phone978-934-3271
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    1. Lopez G, Kriebel D, Cifuentes M, Quinn M. Effects of precarious work on symptomatology of anxiety and depression in Chilean workers, a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2021 05 17; 21(1):927. PMID: 34001066.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Kernan G, Cifuentes M, Gore R, Kriebel D, Punnett L. A Corporate Wellness Program and Nursing Home Employees' Health. Front Public Health. 2020; 8:531116. PMID: 33194941.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Shraim M, Cifuentes M, Willetts JL, Marucci-Wellman HR, Pransky G. Why does the adverse effect of inappropriate MRI for LBP vary by geographic location? An exploratory analysis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Nov 30; 20(1):574. PMID: 31785613.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Barrero LH, Cifuentes M, Rodríguez AC, Rey-Becerra E, Johnson PW, Marin LS, Piedrahita H, Dennerlein JT. Whole-body vibration and back pain-related work absence among heavy equipment vehicle mining operators. Occup Environ Med. 2019 08; 76(8):554-559. PMID: 31300561.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    5. Huerta PA, Cifuentes M, Levenstein C, Kriebel D. The Association of Occupational Psychosocial Factors with the Prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the Chilean Working Population. Ann Work Expo Health. 2019 04 19; 63(4):426-436. PMID: 30877302.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    6. Kim H, Baidwan NK, Kriebel D, Cifuentes M, Baron S. Asthma among World Trade Center First Responders: A Qualitative Synthesis and Bias Assessment. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 05 23; 15(6). PMID: 29882850.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Salvo L, Saldivia S, Parra C, Cifuentes M, Bustos C, Acevedo P, Díaz M, Ormazabal M, Guerra I, Navarrete N, Bravo V, Castro A. [Predictors of remission from major depressive disorder in secondary care]. Rev Med Chil. 2017 Dec; 145(12):1514-1524. PMID: 29652947.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Marín LS, Lipscomb H, Cifuentes M, Punnett L. Associations between safety climate and safety management practices in the construction industry. Am J Ind Med. 2017 Jun; 60(6):557-568. PMID: 28485525.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Chen CJ, Moore KJ, Fernandez CA, Arheart KL, LeBlanc WG, Cifuentes M, McClure LA, Christ SL, Fleming LE, Lee DJ, Caban-Martinez AJ. Chemical and Physical Exposures in the Emerging US Green-Collar Workforce. J Occup Environ Med. 2017 05; 59(5):e91-e96. PMID: 28490043.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    10. Shraim M, Cifuentes M, Willetts JL, Marucci-Wellman HR, Pransky G. Regional socioeconomic disparities in outcomes for workers with low back pain in the United States. Am J Ind Med. 2017 May; 60(5):472-483. PMID: 28370474.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Fernandez CA, Moore K, McClure LA, Caban-Martinez AJ, LeBlanc WG, Fleming LE, Cifuentes M, Lee DJ. Occupational Psychosocial Hazards Among the Emerging US Green Collar Workforce. J Occup Environ Med. 2017 01; 59(1):1-5. PMID: 28045790.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Zhang Y, Cifuentes M, Gao X, Amaral G, Tucker KL. Age- and gender-specific associations between insomnia and falls in Boston Puerto Rican adults. Qual Life Res. 2017 01; 26(1):25-34. PMID: 27448438.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Shraim M, Cifuentes M, Willetts JL, Marucci-Wellman HR, Pransky G. Length of Disability and Medical Costs in Low Back Pain: Do State Workers' Compensation Policies Make a Difference? J Occup Environ Med. 2015 Dec; 57(12):1275-83. PMID: 26492383.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Pransky G, Foley G, Cifuentes M, Webster BS. Geographic Variation in Early MRI for Acute Work-Related Low Back Pain and Associated Factors. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2015 Nov; 40(21):1712-8. PMID: 26274526.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Marin LS, Cifuentes M, Roelofs C. Results of a community-based survey of construction safety climate for Hispanic workers. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2015 Jul-Sep; 21(3):223-31. PMID: 26145454.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Young A, Muhlner S, Kurowski A, Cifuentes M. The association between physical medicine and rehabilitation service utilization and disability duration following work-related fracture. Work. 2015 Jun 05; 51(2):327-36. PMID: 25248529.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Tarigan LH, Cifuentes M, Quinn M, Kriebel D. Prevention of needle-stick injuries in healthcare facilities: a meta-analysis. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Jul; 36(7):823-9. PMID: 25765502.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Cifuentes M, Qin J, Fulmer S, Bello A. Facilitators and barriers to using treadmill workstations under real working conditions: a qualitative study in female office workers. Am J Health Promot. 2015 Nov-Dec; 30(2):93-100. PMID: 25615705.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Webster BS, Choi Y, Bauer AZ, Cifuentes M, Pransky G. The cascade of medical services and associated longitudinal costs due to nonadherent magnetic resonance imaging for low back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Aug 01; 39(17):1433-40. PMID: 24831502.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Webster BS, Bauer AZ, Choi Y, Cifuentes M, Pransky GS. Iatrogenic consequences of early magnetic resonance imaging in acute, work-related, disabling low back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2013 Oct 15; 38(22):1939-46. PMID: 23883826.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Cifuentes M, Powell R, Webster B. Shorter time between opioid prescriptions associated with reduced work disability among acute low back pain opioid users. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Apr; 54(4):491-6. PMID: 22441492.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Cifuentes M, Willetts J, Wasiak R. Health maintenance care in work-related low back pain and its association with disability recurrence. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Apr; 53(4):396-404. PMID: 21407100.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    23. Meyer JD, Cifuentes M, Warren N. Association of self-rated physical health and incident hypertension with O*NET factors: validation using a representative national survey. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Feb; 53(2):139-45. PMID: 21270664.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Wilkie R, Cifuentes M, Pransky G. Exploring extensions to working life: job lock and predictors of decreasing work function in older workers. Disabil Rehabil. 2011; 33(19-20):1719-27. PMID: 21184629.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Webster BS, Cifuentes M. Relationship of early magnetic resonance imaging for work-related acute low back pain with disability and medical utilization outcomes. J Occup Environ Med. 2010 Sep; 52(9):900-7. PMID: 20798647.
      Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Cifuentes M, Boyer J, Lombardi DA, Punnett L. Use of O*NET as a job exposure matrix: A literature review. Am J Ind Med. 2010 Sep; 53(9):898-914. PMID: 20698022.
      Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    27. Cifuentes M, Webster B, Genevay S, Pransky G. The course of opioid prescribing for a new episode of disabling low back pain: opioid features and dose escalation. Pain. 2010 Oct; 151(1):22-29. PMID: 20705393.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Boyer J, Galizzi M, Cifuentes M, d'Errico A, Gore R, Punnett L, Slatin C. Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims. Am J Ind Med. 2009 Jul; 52(7):551-62. PMID: 19479820.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    29. Young AE, Cifuentes M, Wasiak R, Webster BS. Urban-rural differences in work disability following occupational injury: are they related to differences in healthcare utilization? J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Feb; 51(2):204-12. PMID: 19209042.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Webster BS, Cifuentes M, Verma S, Pransky G. Geographic variation in opioid prescribing for acute, work-related, low back pain and associated factors: a multilevel analysis. Am J Ind Med. 2009 Feb; 52(2):162-71. PMID: 19016267.
      Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    31. Cifuentes M, Sembajwe G, Tak S, Gore R, Kriebel D, Punnett L. The association of major depressive episodes with income inequality and the human development index. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Aug; 67(4):529-39. PMID: 18524442.
      Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Cifuentes M, Boyer J, Gore R, d'Errico A, Scollin P, Tessler J, Lerner D, Kriebel D, Punnett L, Slatin C. Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers. Am J Ind Med. 2008 Apr; 51(4):281-9. PMID: 18247321.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    33. Cifuentes M, Boyer J, Gore R, d'Errico A, Tessler J, Scollin P, Lerner D, Kriebel D, Punnett L, Slatin C. Inter-method agreement between O*NET and survey measures of psychosocial exposure among healthcare industry employees. Am J Ind Med. 2007 Jul; 50(7):545-53. PMID: 17557294.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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