University of California

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,

• 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