Julia Faucett, RN, PhD, FAAN

Professor Emerita
School of Nursing
Dept. of Community Health Systems
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-0608
UCSF Profile

Recent Research Interests
• Musculoskeletal disorders and related disability in the workplace
• Impact of work organization on occupational health & safety outcomes
Key Publications

Faucett, J., Ellis, V., Underwood, P., Naqvi, A., & Wilson, D. The effect of Orem's self- care model on nursing care in a nursing home setting. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 15: 659-66, 1990.

Faucett, J., & Levine, J.D. The contributions of interpersonal conflict to chronic pain in the presence or absence of organic pathology. Pain, 44: 35-43, 1991.

Faucett, J. Depression in painful chronic disorders: The role of pain and conflictabout pain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 9(8): 520-26, 1994.

Faucett, J., Gordon, N., & Levine, J. Differences in post-operative pain severityamong four ethnic groups. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 9(6): 383-89,1994.

Faucett, J., & Rempel, D. VDT-related musculoskeletal symptoms: Interactionsbetween work posture and psychosocial work factors. American Journal of IndustrialMedicine, 26: 597-612, 1994.

Meyers, J., Bloomberg, L., Faucett, J., Janowitz, I., & Miles, J. Using ergonomics in theprevention of musculoskeletal cumulative trauma injuries in agriculture: Learning fromthe mistakes of others. Journal of Agromedicine, 2(3): 11-24, 1995.

Faucett, J., & Rempel, D. Musculoskeletal symptoms related to video displayterminal use: An analysis of objective and subjective exposure estimates. AAOHNJournal, 44: 33-39, 1996.

Blanc, P., Faucett, J., Cisternas, M., & Yelin, E. Self-reported carpal tunnelsyndrome: Predictors of work disability from the National Health Interview SurveyOccupational Health Supplement. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 30: 362-368,1996.

Seago, J. A. & Faucett, J. (1996). Job strain among registered nurses and other hospital workers. Journal of Nursing Administration, 27:19-25, 1996.

Gillen, M.; Faucett, J.A.; Beaumont, J.J.; McLoughlin, E. Injury severity associated with nonfatal construction falls. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 32: 647-55, 1997.

Meyers, J., Miles, J., Faucett, J., Janowitz, I., Tejeda, D., & Kabashima, J. Ergonomics in agriculture: Workplace priority setting in the nursery industry. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 58: 121-26, 1997.

Carmona, L., Faucett, J., Blanc, P., & Yelin, E. Predictors of rate of return to work after carpal tunnel surgery. Arthritis Care and Research, 11: 298-305, 1998.

Janowitz, I., Meyers, J., Tejeda, D., Miles, J., Duraj, V., Faucett, J., & Kabashima, J. Reducing risk factors for the development of work-related musculoskeletal problems in nursery work. Journal of Applied Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 13: 9-14, 1998.

Faucett, J., Blanc, P., & Yelin, E. The impact of carpal tunnel syndrome on work status: Implications of job characteristics for staying on the job. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 10 (1): 55-69, 2000.

Dodd, M., Janson, S., Facione, N., Faucett, J., Humphreys, J., Lee, K., Miaskowski, C., Puntillo, K., Rankin, S., & Taylor, D. Advancing the science of symptom management. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 33: 668-676, 2001.

Faucett, J., Meyers, J., Tejeda, D., Janowitz, I., Miles, J., Kabashima, J. An instrument to measure musculoskeletal symptoms among immigrant Hispanic Farmworkers: Validation in the nursery industry. Journal of Agricultural Safety & Health, 7(3): 185- 198, 2001.

Faucett, J., Garry, M., Nadler, D., Ettare, D. A test of two training interventions to prevent work related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity. Applied Ergonomics, 33: 337-47, 2002.

Meyers, J., Miles, J., Faucett, J., Janowitz, I., Tejeda, D., Weber, E., Smith, R., Garcia, L. Priority risk factors for back injury in agricultural field work: Vineyard ergonomics. Journal of Agromedicine, 8: 37-52, 2002.

Gillen, M., Jewell, S., Faucett, J., Yelin, E. Functional limitations and well-being in injured municipal workers: A longitudinal study. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 14(2): 89-105.

Faucett, J. Integrating “psychological” factors into a theoretical model for work- related musculoskeletal disorders. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 6(6): 531- 550, 2005.

Cheung, K., Gillen, M., Faucett, J., Krause, N. The prevalence of and risk factors forback pain among home care nursing personnel in Hong Kong. Am J Ind Med. 49: 14-22,2006.

Faucett, J., Meyers, J., Janowitz, I., Miles, J., Fathallah, F. Rest break interventions instoop labor tasks. Applied Ergonomics, 38: 219-226, 2007.

Lee M., Holzemer W., Faucett J. Psychometric evaluation of the Nursing StressScale (NSS) among Chinese nurses in Taiwan. J Nurs Meas, 15(2):133-44, 2007.

Gershon, R., Stone, P., Zelster, M., Faucett, J., MacDavitt, K., Chou, S. Organizationalclimate and nurse health outcomes in the United States: a systematic review. IndustrialHealth, 45(5): 622-36, 2007.

Lee, S. Faucett, J., Gillen, M., Krause, N., Landry, L. (2010). Factors associated withsafe patient handling behaviors among critical care nurses. Am J Ind Med, 53:886-97.

Newcomer, R., Kang, T., & Faucett, J. (2011). Consumer directed personal care:Comparing recipients’ outcomes among those with paid family vs. non-relativeproviders. Home Health Care Serv Q., 30(4):178-97.

Faucett, J., Kang, T., Newcomer, R. (2013). Personal service assistance:Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries in consumer-directed home care. Am J Ind Med,56:454-468.

Lee, S. Faucett, J., Gillen, M., Krause, N., Landry, L. (2013). Risk perception ofmusculoskeletal injury among critical care nurses. Nursing Research, 62:36-44.

Lee, S. Faucett, J., Gillen, M., Krause, N., Landry, L. (2013). Musculoskeletal painamong critical-care nurses by availability and use of patient lifting equipment: An analysisof cross-sectional survey data. Int J Nurs Stud,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2013.03.010

Factors in Injury Control (UCSF)
OEH Nursing Research Seminar (UCSF)
Behavioral Theories for Nursing Research (UCSF)
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society
Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding and Creative Teamwork, UC Division of Natural Resources and Agriculture (Cooperative Extension Academic Assembly Council)
National Institute of Farm Safety Research Award