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Glorian Sorensen, Ph.D.

TitleProfessor of Social and Behaviorial Sciences
InstitutionHarvard School of Public Health
DepartmentDept of Social and Behavioral Sciences
AddressDana-Farber Cancer Institute
44 Binney Street
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/632-4673

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  1. Reme SE, Dennerlein JT, Hashimoto D, Sorensen G. Musculoskeletal pain and psychological distress in hospital patient care workers. J Occup Rehabil. 2012 Dec; 22(4):503-10.
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  2. Tamers SL, Okechukwu C, Allen J, Yang M, Stoddard A, Tucker-Seeley R, Sorensen G. Are social relationships a healthy influence on obesogenic behaviors among racially/ethnically diverse and socio-economically disadvantaged residents? Prev Med. 2013 Jan; 56(1):70-4.
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  3. Hopcia K, Dennerlein JT, Hashimoto D, Orechia T, Sorensen G. Occupational injuries for consecutive and cumulative shifts among hospital registered nurses and patient care associates: a case-control study. Workplace Health Saf. 2012 Oct; 60(10):437-44.
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  4. Quintiliani L, Stoddard A, Lederman R, Harden E, Wallace L, Sorensen G. Dissemination of a tobacco cessation program for unionized workers. Fam Community Health. 2012 Jul-Sep; 35(3):246-55.
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  5. Buxton OM, Hopcia K, Sembajwe G, Porter JH, Dennerlein JT, Kenwood C, Stoddard AM, Hashimoto D, Sorensen G. Relationship of sleep deficiency to perceived pain and functional limitations in hospital patient care workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Jul; 54(7):851-8.
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  6. Nelson CC, Li Y, Sorensen G, Berkman LF. Assessing the relationship between work-family conflict and smoking. Am J Public Health. 2012 Sep; 102(9):1767-72.
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  7. Caspi CE, Kawachi I, Subramanian SV, Adamkiewicz G, Sorensen G. The relationship between diet and perceived and objective access to supermarkets among low-income housing residents. Soc Sci Med. 2012 Oct; 75(7):1254-62.
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  8. Caspi CE, Sorensen G, Subramanian SV, Kawachi I. The local food environment and diet: a systematic review. Health Place. 2012 Sep; 18(5):1172-87.
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  9. Sorensen G, Gupta PC, Nagler E, Viswanath K. Promoting life skills and preventing tobacco use among low-income Mumbai youth: effects of Salaam Bombay Foundation intervention. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e34982.
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  10. Kim SS, Subramanian S, Sorensen G, Perry MJ, Christiani DC. Association between change in employment status and new-onset depressive symptoms in South Korea - a gender analysis. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2012 Nov 1; 38(6):537-45.
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  11. Dennerlein JT, Hopcia K, Sembajwe G, Kenwood C, Stoddard AM, Tveito TH, Hashimoto DM, Sorensen G. Ergonomic practices within patient care units are associated with musculoskeletal pain and limitations. Am J Ind Med. 2012 Feb; 55(2):107-16.
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  12. Boden LI, Sembajwe G, Tveito TH, Hashimoto D, Hopcia K, Kenwood C, Stoddard AM, Sorensen G. Occupational injuries among nurses and aides in a hospital setting. Am J Ind Med. 2012 Feb; 55(2):117-26.
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  13. Nelson CC, Sapp A, Berkman LF, Li Y, Sorensen G. Allocation of household responsibilities influences change in dietary behavior. Soc Sci Med. 2011 Nov; 73(10):1517-24.
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  14. Shelton RC, Goldman RE, Emmons KM, Sorensen G, Allen JD. An investigation into the social context of low-income, urban Black and Latina women: implications for adherence to recommended health behaviors. Health Educ Behav. 2011 Oct; 38(5):471-81.
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  15. Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, Stoffel S, Buxton O, Sembajwe G, Hashimoto D, Dennerlein JT, Hopcia K. The role of the work context in multiple wellness outcomes for hospital patient care workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Aug; 53(8):899-910.
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  16. Sorensen G, Landsbergis P, Hammer L, Amick BC, Linnan L, Yancey A, Welch LS, Goetzel RZ, Flannery KM, Pratt C. Preventing chronic disease in the workplace: a workshop report and recommendations. Am J Public Health. 2011 Dec; 101 Suppl 1:S196-207.
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  17. Tucker-Seeley RD, Li Y, Sorensen G, Subramanian SV. Lifecourse socioeconomic circumstances and multimorbidity among older adults. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:313.
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  18. Okechukwu CA, Krieger N, Sorensen G, Li Y, Barbeau EM. Testing hypothesized psychosocial mediators: lessons learned in the MassBUILT study. Health Educ Behav. 2011 Aug; 38(4):404-11.
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  19. Nguyen KH, Subramanian SV, Sorensen G, Tsang K, Wright RJ. Influence of experiences of racial discrimination and ethnic identity on prenatal smoking among urban black and Hispanic women. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012 Apr; 66(4):315-21.
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  20. Sorensen G, Stoddard A, Quintiliani L, Ebbeling C, Nagler E, Yang M, Pereira L, Wallace L. Tobacco use cessation and weight management among motor freight workers: results of the gear up for health study. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Dec; 21(12):2113-22.
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  21. Sapp AL, Kawachi I, Sorensen G, LaMontagne AD, Subramanian SV. Does workplace social capital buffer the effects of job stress? A cross-sectional, multilevel analysis of cigarette smoking among U.S. manufacturing workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2010 Jul; 52(7):740-50.
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  22. Viswanath K, Ackerson LK, Sorensen G, Gupta PC. Movies and TV influence tobacco use in India: findings from a national survey. PLoS One. 2010; 5(6):e11365.
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  23. Quintiliani L, Yang M, Sorensen G. A process evaluation of tobacco-related outcomes from a telephone and print-delivered intervention for motor freight workers. Addict Behav. 2010 Nov; 35(11):1036-9.
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  24. Hunt MK, Harley AE, Stoddard AM, Lederman RI, MacArthur MJ, Sorensen G. Elements of external validity of tools for health: an intervention for construction laborers. Am J Health Promot. 2010 May-Jun; 24(5):e11-20.
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  25. Harley AE, Devine CM, Beard B, Stoddard AM, Hunt MK, Sorensen G. Multiple health behavior changes in a cancer prevention intervention for construction workers, 2001-2003. Prev Chronic Dis. 2010 May; 7(3):A55.
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  26. Okechukwu CA, Krieger N, Chen J, Sorensen G, Li Y, Barbeau EM. The association of workplace hazards and smoking in a U.S. multiethnic working-class population. Public Health Rep. 2010 Mar-Apr; 125(2):225-33.
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  27. Tucker-Seeley RD, Li Y, Subramanian SV, Sorensen G. Financial hardship and mortality among older adults using the 1996-2004 Health and Retirement Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2009 Dec; 19(12):850-7.
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  28. Buxton OM, Quintiliani LM, Yang MH, Ebbeling CB, Stoddard AM, Pereira LK, Sorensen G. Association of sleep adequacy with more healthful food choices and positive workplace experiences among motor freight workers. Am J Public Health. 2009 Nov; 99 Suppl 3:S636-43.
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  29. Tucker-Seeley RD, Subramanian SV, Li Y, Sorensen G. Neighborhood safety, socioeconomic status, and physical activity in older adults. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Sep; 37(3):207-13.
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  30. LaMontagne AD, Stoddard AM, Roelofs C, Sembajwe G, Sapp AL, Sorensen G. A hazardous substance exposure prevention rating method for intervention needs assessment and effectiveness evaluation: the Small Business Exposure Index. Environ Health. 2009; 8:10.
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  31. Okechukwu CA, Krieger N, Sorensen G, Li Y, Barbeau EM. MassBuilt: effectiveness of an apprenticeship site-based smoking cessation intervention for unionized building trades workers. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Aug; 20(6):887-94.
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  32. Bowen DJ, Sorensen G, Weiner BJ, Campbell M, Emmons K, Melvin C. Dissemination research in cancer control: where are we and where should we go? Cancer Causes Control. 2009 May; 20(4):473-85.
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  33. Shelton RC, Puleo E, Bennett GG, McNeill LH, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. The association between racial and gender discrimination and body mass index among residents living in lower-income housing. Ethn Dis. 2009; 19(3):251-7.
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  34. Sorensen G, Quintiliani L, Pereira L, Yang M, Stoddard A. Work experiences and tobacco use: findings from the gear up for health study. J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Jan; 51(1):87-94.
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  35. Wolin KY, Bennett GG, McNeill LH, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. Low discretionary time as a barrier to physical activity and intervention uptake. Am J Health Behav. 2008 Nov-Dec; 32(6):563-9.
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  36. Krieger N, Chen JT, Waterman PD, Hartman C, Stoddard AM, Quinn MM, Sorensen G, Barbeau EM. The inverse hazard law: blood pressure, sexual harassment, racial discrimination, workplace abuse and occupational exposures in US low-income black, white and Latino workers. Soc Sci Med. 2008 Dec; 67(12):1970-81.
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  37. Bennett GG, Wolin KY, Okechukwu CA, Arthur CM, Askew S, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. Nativity and cigarette smoking among lower income blacks: results from the Healthy Directions Study. J Immigr Minor Health. 2008 Aug; 10(4):305-11.
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  38. Campbell MK, McLerran D, Turner-McGrievy G, Feng Z, Havas S, Sorensen G, Buller D, Beresford SA, Nebeling L. Mediation of adult fruit and vegetable consumption in the National 5 A Day for Better Health community studies. Ann Behav Med. 2008 Feb; 35(1):49-60.
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  39. Quinn MM, Sembajwe G, Stoddard AM, Kriebel D, Krieger N, Sorensen G, Hartman C, Naishadham D, Barbeau EM. Social disparities in the burden of occupational exposures: results of a cross-sectional study. Am J Ind Med. 2007 Dec; 50(12):861-75.
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  40. Peterson KE, Dubowitz T, Stoddard AM, Troped PJ, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. Social context of physical activity and weight status in working-class populations. J Phys Act Health. 2007 Oct; 4(4):381-96.
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  41. Hunt MK, Stoddard AM, Kaphingst KA, Sorensen G. Characteristics of participants in a cancer prevention intervention designed for multiethnic workers in small manufacturing worksites. Am J Health Promot. 2007 Sep-Oct; 22(1):33-7.
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  42. Kaphingst KA, Bennett GG, Sorensen G, Kaphingst KM, O'Neil AE, McInnis K. Body mass index, physical activity, and dietary behaviors among members of an urban community fitness center: a questionnaire survey. BMC Public Health. 2007; 7:181.
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  43. Allen JD, Stoddard AM, Sorensen G. Do social network characteristics predict mammography screening practices? Health Educ Behav. 2008 Dec; 35(6):763-76.
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  44. Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, Dubowitz T, Barbeau EM, Bigby J, Emmons KM, Berkman LF, Peterson KE. The influence of social context on changes in fruit and vegetable consumption: results of the healthy directions studies. Am J Public Health. 2007 Jul; 97(7):1216-27.
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  45. Sorensen G, Barbeau EM, Stoddard AM, Hunt MK, Goldman R, Smith A, Brennan AA, Wallace L. Tools for health: the efficacy of a tailored intervention targeted for construction laborers. Cancer Causes Control. 2007 Feb; 18(1):51-9.
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  46. Barbeau EM, Delaurier G, Kelder G, McLellan D, Sorensen G, Balbach ED, Levenstein C. A decade of work on organized labor and tobacco control: reflections on research and coalition building in the United States. J Public Health Policy. 2007; 28(1):118-35.
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  47. Devine CM, Stoddard AM, Barbeau EM, Naishadham D, Sorensen G. Work-to-family spillover and fruit and vegetable consumption among construction laborers. Am J Health Promot. 2007 Jan-Feb; 21(3):175-82.
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  48. Goldman RE, Barbeau E, Hunt MK, Acevedo-Garcia D, Emmons KM, Gagne J, Sorensen G. Perceptions of health promotion and cancer prevention among adults in working-class occupations and neighborhoods. Health Educ Behav. 2008 Dec; 35(6):777-90.
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  49. Forster JL, Lazovich D, Hickle A, Sorensen G, Demierre MF. Compliance with restrictions on sale of indoor tanning sessions to youth in Minnesota and Massachusetts. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006 Dec; 55(6):962-7.
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  50. Bennett GG, Wolin KY, Avrunin JS, Stoddard AM, Sorensen G, Barbeau E, Emmons KM. Does race/ethnicity moderate the association between job strain and leisure time physical activity? Ann Behav Med. 2006 Aug; 32(1):60-7.
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  51. Ebbeling CB, Pearson MN, Sorensen G, Levine RA, Hebert JR, Salkeld JA, Peterson KE. Conceptualization and development of a theory-based healthful eating and physical activity intervention for postpartum women who are low income. Health Promot Pract. 2007 Jan; 8(1):50-9.
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  52. Hunt MK, Barbeau EM, Lederman R, Stoddard AM, Chetkovich C, Goldman R, Wallace L, Sorensen G. Process evaluation results from the Healthy Directions-Small Business study. Health Educ Behav. 2007 Feb; 34(1):90-107.
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  53. Eliassen AH, Colditz GA, Peterson KE, Furtado JD, Fay ME, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. Biomarker validation of dietary intervention in two multiethnic populations. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Apr; 3(2):A44.
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  54. Wolin KY, Colditz G, Stoddard AM, Emmons KM, Sorensen G. Acculturation and physical activity in a working class multiethnic population. Prev Med. 2006 Apr; 42(4):266-72.
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  55. Krieger N, Waterman PD, Hartman C, Bates LM, Stoddard AM, Quinn MM, Sorensen G, Barbeau EM. 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. Int J Health Serv. 2006; 36(1):51-85.
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  56. Stoddard AM, Fagan P, Sorensen G, Hunt MK, Frazier L, Girod K. Reducing cigarette smoking among working adolescents: results from the SMART study. Cancer Causes Control. 2005 Dec; 16(10):1159-64.
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  57. Lamontagne AD, Stoddard AM, Youngstrom RA, Lewiton M, Sorensen G. Improving the prevention and control of hazardous substance exposures: a randomized controlled trial in manufacturing worksites. Am J Ind Med. 2005 Oct; 48(4):282-92.
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  58. Stoddard AM, Krieger N, Barbeau EM, Bennett GG, Fay ME, Sorensen G, Emmons K. Methods and baseline characteristics of two group-randomized trials with multiracial and multiethnic working-class samples. Prev Chronic Dis. 2005 Oct; 2(4):A10.
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  59. Sorensen G, Gupta PC, Sinha DN, Shastri S, Kamat M, Pednekar MS, Ramakrishnan S. Teacher tobacco use and tobacco use prevention in two regions in India: results of the Global School Personnel Survey. Prev Med. 2005 Aug; 41(2):417-23.
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  60. Sorensen G, Gupta PC, Sinha DN, Shastri S, Kamat M, Pednekar MS, Ramakrishnan S. Teacher tobacco use and tobacco use prevention in two regions in India: qualitative research findings. Prev Med. 2005 Aug; 41(2):424-32.
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  61. Sorensen G, Barbeau E, Stoddard AM, Hunt MK, Kaphingst K, Wallace L. Promoting behavior change among working-class, multiethnic workers: results of the healthy directions--small business study. Am J Public Health. 2005 Aug; 95(8):1389-95.
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  62. Sorensen G, Gupta PC, Pednekar MS. Social disparities in tobacco use in Mumbai, India: the roles of occupation, education, and gender. Am J Public Health. 2005 Jun; 95(6):1003-8.
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  63. Linnan L, LaMontagne AD, Stoddard A, Emmons KM, Sorensen G. Norms and their relationship to behavior in worksite settings: an application of the Jackson Return Potential Model. Am J Health Behav. 2005 May-Jun; 29(3):258-68.
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  64. Hickle A, Forster J, Lazovich D, Allwood P, Remba N, Grossmeier J, Sorensen G. Sanitarians' work with indoor-tanning businesses: findings from interviews in two major metropolitan areas. J Environ Health. 2005 Apr; 67(8):30-6, 54.
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  65. Barbeau EM, Goldman R, Roelofs C, Gagne J, Harden E, Conlan K, Stoddard A, Sorensen G. A new channel for health promotion: building trade unions. Am J Health Promot. 2005 Mar-Apr; 19(4):297-303.
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  66. Hunt MK, Lederman R, Stoddard AM, LaMontagne AD, McLellan D, Combe C, Barbeau E, Sorensen G. Process evaluation of an integrated health promotion/occupational health model in WellWorks-2. Health Educ Behav. 2005 Feb; 32(1):10-26.
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  67. Stryker JE, Lazovich D, Forster JL, Emmons KM, Sorensen G, Demierre MF. Maternal/female caregiver influences on adolescent indoor tanning. J Adolesc Health. 2004 Dec; 35(6):528.e1-9.
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  68. Lazovich D, Forster J, Sorensen G, Emmons K, Stryker J, Demierre MF, Hickle A, Remba N. Characteristics associated with use or intention to use indoor tanning among adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Sep; 158(9):918-24.
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  69. Sorensen G, Linnan L, Hunt MK. Worksite-based research and initiatives to increase fruit and vegetable consumption. Prev Med. 2004 Sep; 39 Suppl 2:S94-100.
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  70. Abroms LC, Fagan P, Eisenberg ME, Lee HS, Remba N, Sorensen G. The STRENGTH Ezine: an application of e-mail for health promotion in adolescent girls. Am J Health Promot. 2004 Sep-Oct; 19(1):28-32.
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  71. Barbeau EM, McLellan D, Levenstein C, DeLaurier GF, Kelder G, Sorensen G. Reducing occupation-based disparities related to tobacco: roles for occupational health and organized labor. Am J Ind Med. 2004 Aug; 46(2):170-9.
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  72. Barbeau EM, Wallace L, Lederman R, Lightman N, Stoddard A, Sorensen G. Recruiting small manufacturing worksites that employ multiethnic, low-wage workforces into a cancer prevention research trial. Prev Chronic Dis. 2004 Jul; 1(3):A04.
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  73. Stoddard AM, Palombo R, Troped PJ, Sorensen G, Will JC. Cardiovascular disease risk reduction: the Massachusetts WISEWOMAN project. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2004 Jun; 13(5):539-46.
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  74. Sorensen G, Fagan P, Hunt MK, Stoddard AM, Girod K, Eisenberg M, Frazier L. Changing channels for tobacco control with youth: developing an intervention for working teens. Health Educ Res. 2004 Jun; 19(3):250-60.
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  75. Barbeau E, Roelofs C, Youngstrom R, Sorensen G, Stoddard A, LaMontagne AD. Assessment of occupational safety and health programs in small businesses. Am J Ind Med. 2004 Apr; 45(4):371-9.
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  76. Sorensen G, Barbeau E, Hunt MK, Emmons K. Reducing social disparities in tobacco use: a social-contextual model for reducing tobacco use among blue-collar workers. Am J Public Health. 2004 Feb; 94(2):230-9.
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  77. Hunt MK, Stoddard AM, Barbeau E, Goldman R, Wallace L, Gutheil C, Sorensen G. Cancer prevention for working class, multiethnic populations through small businesses: the healthy directions study. Cancer Causes Control. 2003 Oct; 14(8):749-60.
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  78. Goldman R, Hunt MK, Allen JD, Hauser S, Emmons K, Maeda M, Sorensen G. The life history interview method: applications to intervention development. Health Educ Behav. 2003 Oct; 30(5):564-81.
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  79. Sorensen G, Emmons K, Hunt MK, Barbeau E, Goldman R, Peterson K, Kuntz K, Stoddard A, Berkman L. Model for incorporating social context in health behavior interventions: applications for cancer prevention for working-class, multiethnic populations. Prev Med. 2003 Sep; 37(3):188-97.
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  80. LaMontagne AD, Youngstrom RA, Lewiton M, Stoddard AM, Perry MJ, Klar JM, Christiani DC, Sorensen G. An exposure prevention rating method for intervention needs assessment and effectiveness evaluation. Appl Occup Environ Hyg. 2003 Jul; 18(7):523-34.
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  81. Fagan P, Eisenberg M, Frazier L, Stoddard AM, Avrunin JS, Sorensen G. Employed adolescents and beliefs about self-efficacy to avoid smoking. Addict Behav. 2003 Jun; 28(4):613-26.
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  82. Siqueira CE, Barbeau E, Youngstrom R, Levenstein C, Sorensen G. Worksite tobacco control policies and labor-management cooperation and conflict in New York State. New Solut. 2003; 13(2):153-71.
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  83. Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, LaMontagne AD, Emmons K, Hunt MK, Youngstrom R, McLellan D, Christiani DC. A comprehensive worksite cancer prevention intervention: behavior change results from a randomized controlled trial (United States). J Public Health Policy. 2003; 24(1):5-25.
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  84. Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, LaMontagne AD, Emmons K, Hunt MK, Youngstrom R, McLellan D, Christiani DC. A comprehensive worksite cancer prevention intervention: behavior change results from a randomized controlled trial (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2002 Aug; 13(6):493-502.
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  85. Sorensen G, Emmons K, Stoddard AM, Linnan L, Avrunin J. Do social influences contribute to occupational differences in quitting smoking and attitudes toward quitting? Am J Health Promot. 2002 Jan-Feb; 16(3):135-41.
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