Former Deputy Director, COEH
School of Nursing
Dept. of Community Health Systems
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-0608
Current Research Interests
Preventing workplace injuries
Short- and long-term consequences of occupational injury
Construction workers and other blue-collar workers
Evaluating effects of California's revised bloodborne pathogens standard
Burgel, B., White, M., Gillen, M., & Krause, N. (2010). Psychosocial work factors and shoulder pain in hotel room cleaners. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 53(7), 743-756.
Hammond, W., Gillen, M., & Yen, I. (2010). Workplace discrimination and depressive symptoms: A study of multi-ethnic hospital employees. Race and Social Problems, 1;2(1), 19-30.
Gillen, M, Cisternas, M.G., Swig, L., Yen, I.H., Frank, J., & Blanc. P.D. Musculoskeletal injury and functional recovery in hospital workers. Occupational Medicine 2010; doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqq110
Lee, S.J., Faucett, J.A., Gillen, M, Krause, N., & Landry, L. Predictors for safe patient handling behaviors among critical care nurses. American Journal of Industrial Medicine (2010 April 21 DOI: 10.1002/ajim.20843).
Leigh, J.P., Wiatrowksi, Gillen, M., & Steenland, N.K. (2008). Characteristics of persons and jobs with needlestick injuries in a national data set. American Journal of Infection Control, 36(6),414-420.
Gillen, M., Yen, I., Trupin, L., Swig, L., Rugulies, R., Mullen, K., Font, A., Burian, D., Ryan, G., Janowitz, I., Quinlan, P., Frank, J., & Blanc, P. (2007). The association of socioeconomic status and psychosocial and physical workplace factors with musculoskeletal injury in hospital workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 50(4), 245-260.
Leigh, J.P., Gillen, M., Franks, P., Sutherland, S., Nguyen, H.N., Steenland, K., & Xing, G. (2007). Costs of needlestick injuries and subsequent hepatitis and HIV infection. Current Medical Research and Opinion, 23(9), 2093-2105.
Factors in Injury Control (UCSF)
Health Hazards in the Workplace (UCSF)
Issues in Occupational and Environmental Health
Otis Clapp Research Award - AAOHN 1996
Nomination Chair, California State Association of Occupational Health Nurses
University and Public Service
UCSF Chancellors's Ad-Hoc Support Work Environment Committee: 1999-2001
UCSF Chancellor's Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Disability Issues: 2002-2006: Vice Chair 2003-2004; Chair - 2004-2005
UCSF Graduate Council: 2002-2005
UCSF Environmental Sustainability Committee: 2004-2006
Campus Mediator - UCSF Problem Resolution Center: 2003 - present