Research Publications

Below are papers published by SHINE’s research team.  To view publications by research area, please visit Research.



Ying Chen, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Matthew T. Lee, Piotr Bialowolski, Eileen McNeely, & Tyler J. VanderWeele. Longitudinal associations between domains of flourishing. Scientific Reports (2022).

Matthew T. Lee, Eileen McNeely, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Karen A. Ryan, Kay D. Mooney, Richard G. Cowden, and Tyler J. VanderWeele. Demographic Predictors of Complete Well-beingBMC Public Health (2022).

Mark J. Meyer, Selina Carter, Eileen McNeely, and Elizabeth J. Malloy. Model Selection and Inference in Variational Longitudinal Distributed Lag Models. arXiv preprint arXiv:2206.04012 (2022).

Richard G. Cowden, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Eileen McNeely, and Tyler J. VanderWeele. Are Depression and suffering distinct? An empirical analysis. Frontiers in Psychology (2022).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Matthew T. Lee, Piotr Bialowolski,  Ying Chen, Tyler J. VanderWeele and Eileen McNeely. Prospective associations between strengths of moral character and health: longitudinal evidence from survey and insurance claims data. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (2022).

J. Höltge, R.G. Cowden, Matthew T. Lee, A. O. Bechara, S. Joynt, S. Kamble, V.V Khalanskyi, L. Shtanko, N.M.T. Kurniati, S. Tymchenko, V.L. Voytenko, E. McNeely, and T.J. VanderWeele. A systems perspective on human flourishing: Exploring cross-country similarities and differences of a multisystemic flourishing network. The Journal of Positive Psychology (2022).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Piotr Bialowolski, Matthew T. Lee, Ying Chen, Tyler J. VanderWeele and Eileen McNeely.  Prospective Associations Between Social Connectedness and Mental Health.  Evidence from a Longitudinal Survey and Health Insurance Claims Data. International Journal of Public Health (2022).

McNeely, Eileen. Business as a platform for human flourishing: now what do we do with that?  Emerald Publishing (2022).

Jardim, Heloisa. (2022). Let’s be more intentional about building flourishing work communities as an on-ramp for building a better society. Emerald Publishing (2022).

Weziak‐Bialowolska, D. (2022). Commentary on “The protective effects of wellbeing and flourishing on long-term mental health risk”. SSM – Mental Health. 2, 135907 (2022).


Weziak‐Bialowolska, D., Bialowolski, P., Niemiec, R.M., Being good, doing good: The role of honesty and integrity for health. Social Science and Medicine. 291, 114494 (2021).

Weziak-Bialowolska, D., & Bialowolski, P. (2021). Associations of recognition at work with subsequent health and quality of life among older working adults, International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health (2021).

Bialowolski, P., Weziak-Bialowolska, D., Lee, M. T., Chen, Y., VanderWeele, T. J., & McNeely, E. The role of financial conditions for physical and mental health. Evidence from a longitudinal survey and insurance claims data. Social Science & Medicine (2021).

Bialowolski, P., & Weziak-Bialowolska, D. (2021). Good credit, bad credit – the differential role of credit sources in life satisfaction. Journal of Consumer Affairs (2021).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Piotr Bialowolski, Matthew T. Lee, Ying Chen, Tyler J. VanderWeele, and Eileen McNeely. Psychometric Properties of Flourishing Scales From a Comprehensive Well-Being Assessment. Frontiers in Psychology (2021).

Bialowolski P, Weziak-Bialowolska D, McNeely E. The role of financial fragility and financial control for well-being. Social Indicators Research (2021).

PiotrBialowolski, DorotaWeziak-Bialowolska, EileenMcNeely. A socially responsible financial institution – The bumpy road to improving consumer well-being. Evaluation and Program Planning (2021).

Lee, M.T., Białowolski, P., Weziak-Bialowolska, D., Mooney, K.D.,  Lerner, P.J., McNeely, E. & VanderWeele, T.J. Self-Assessed Importance of Domains of Flourishing: Demographics and Correlations with Well-Being. Journal of Positive Psychology, 16(1), 137-144 (2021).

Bialowolski, P., & Weziak-Bialowolska D. Longitudinal evidence for reciprocal effects between life satisfaction and job satisfaction. Journal of Happiness, 22, 1287–1312 (2021).

Junenette L. Peters, Melissa J. Perry, Eileen McNeely, Robert O. Wright, Wendy Heiger-Bernays, & Jennifer Weuve. The association of cadmium and lead exposures with red cell distribution width. PloS One (2021).

Michael Roskams, Eileen McNeely, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, & Piotr Bialowolski. Job Demands-Resources Model: Its applicability to the workplace environment and human flourishing. A Handbook of Theories on Designing Alignment between People and the Office Environment (2021).


Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Piotr Bialowolski, Tyler J. VanderWeele, and Eileen McNeely. Character Strengths Involving an Orientation to Promote Good Can Help Your Health and Well-Being. Evidence From two Longitudinal StudiesAmerican Journal of Health Promotion (2020).

VanderWeele TJ, Trudel-Fitzgerald C, Allin P, Farrelly C, Fletcher G, Frederick DE, Hall J, Helliwell, John F., Kim, Eric S., Lauinger, William A., Lee, Matthew T., Lyubomirsky, Sonja, Margolis, Seth, McNeely, Eileen, Messer, Neil, Tay, Louis, Viswanath, Vish, Węziak-Białowolska, Dorota, Kubzansky, Laura D. Brief well-being assessments, or nothing all? Preventive Medicine (2020).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Piotr Bialowolski, Carlued Leon, Tamar Koosed and Eileen McNeely. Psychological Climate for Caring and Work Outcomes: A Virtuous Cycle. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2020).

Weziak-Bialowolska, D., Bialowolski, P., Sacco, P. L., VanderWeele, T. J., & McNeely, E. Well-being in life and well-being at work: which comes first? Evidence from a longitudinal study. Frontiers in Public Health (2020).

Dorota Węziak-Białowolska, Piotr Białowolski, Irina Mordukhovich & Eileen McNeely. Work, Gender, and Sexual Harassment on the Frontlines of Commercial Travel: A Cross-Sectional Study of Flight Crew Well-Being. Aerospace Psychology (2020).

Piotr Bialowolski, Eileen McNeely, Tyler J. Vanderweele, & Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska. Ill health and distraction at work: Costs and drivers for productivity loss. Plos One (2020). e0230562.

Jose Guillermo Cedeno Laurent, Joseph Gardner Allen, Eileen McNeely, Francesca Dominici, & Jack D. Spengler. Influence of the residential environment on undergraduate students’ health. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology (2020).

Tyler J.VanderWeele, Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald, Paul Allin, Colin Farrelly, Guy Fletcherd, Donald E. Fredericke, Jon Hall, John F. Helliwell, Eric S. Kima, William A. Lauinger, Matthew T. Lee, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Seth Margolis, Eileen McNeely, Neil Messer, Louis Tay, Vish Viswanath, Dorota Węziak-Białowolsk, & Laura D. Kubzansky. Current recommendations on the selection of measures for well-being. Preventive Medicine (2020).


Tyler J. VanderWeele, PhD, Eileen McNeely, PhD; Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH.  Re-imagining Health – FlourishingJournal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) (2019).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Eileen McNeely and Tyler J. VanderWeele. Flourish Index and Secure Flourish Index – Validation in Workplace SettingsCogent Psychology (2019).

Sara Gale, Irina Mordukhovich, Sami Newlan and Eileen McNeely. The Impact of Workplace Harassment on Health in a Working Cohort Work Organization and Well-beingFrontiers in Psychology (2019).

Tyler J. VanderWeele, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Eileen McNeely, Piotr Bialowolski. A comprehensive approach to problems of performance measurement.
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (Statistics in Society) (2019).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Eileen McNeely, Tyler J. VanderWeele. Human Flourishing in Cross Cultural Settings. Evidence from the US, China, Sri Lanka, Cambodia and MexicoFrontiers in Psychology (2019).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Piotr Bialowolski, and Eileen McNeely.  Worker’s well-being. Evidence from the apparel industry in MexicoIntelligent Buildings International, 11(3-4), 158-177 (2019).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Piotr Bialowolski, Eileen McNeely. The impact of workplace harassment and domestic partner violence on workplace outcomes: Evidence from the study of apparel workers in Mexico, Sri Lanka, China and Cambodia. World Development Journal (2019).

Estefania CustodioI D, Zaida Herrador, Tharcisse Nkunzimana,  Dorota WęziakBiałowolska, Ana Perez-Hoyos, Francois Kayitakire.  Children’s Dietary Diversity and Related Factors in Rwanda and Burundi : A Multilevel Analysis Using 2010 Demographic and Health Surveys. PLOS One (2019).

Piotr Białowolski & Florian Chávez-Juárez. Household Financial Portfolios in an Emerging Economy⁠—The Case of ChileEmerging Markets Finance and Trade (2019)

Piotr Bialowolski, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Tyler J. Vanderweele. The impact of savings and credit on health and health behaviours: an outcome-wide longitudinal approach. International Journal of Public Health (2019).

Mark J. Meyer, Irina Mordukhovich, Gregory A. Wellenius, Murray A. Mittleman, John P. McCracken, Brent A. Coull and Eileen McNeely. Changes in Heart Rate and Rhythm During a Crossover Study of Simulated Commercial Flight in Older and Vulnerable Participants. Frontiers in Physiology (2019).

Jose G. Cedeno Laurent, Joseph G. Allen, Eileen McNeely, Francesca Dominici & John D. Spengler. Influence of the residential environment on undergraduate students’ health. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology (2019).

Eileen McNeely, Irina Mordukhovich , Steven Staffa, Samuel Tideman, Brent Coull.  Legacy health effects among never smokers exposed to occupational secondhand smokePLOS One (2019)

Xiaodong Cao, Christopher Zevitas, John D. Spengler, Brent Coull, Eileen McNeely, Byron Jones, Sin Ming Loo, Piers Macnaughton, & Joseph Gardner Allen. The on-board carbon dioxide concentrations and ventilation performance in passenger cabins of US domestic flights. Indoor and Built Environment (2019).


Eileen McNeely.  Following Footprints: What Corporate Health Can Learn from Environmental SustainabilityAmerican Journal of Health Promotion, p.1146-1150 (2018).

Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Zhao Dong, Eileen McNeely.  Turning the Mirror on the Architects: A Study of the Open-Plan Office and Work Behaviors at an Architectural CompanyFrontiers in Psychology (2018).

Eileen McNeely, Irina Mordukhovich, Samuel Tideman, Sara Gale and Brent Coull. Estimating the health consequences of flight attendant work: comparing flight attendant health to the general population in a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health (2018).

Eileen McNeely, Irina Mordukhovich, Steven Staffa, Samuel Tideman, Sara Gale and Brent Coull. Cancer prevalence among flight attendants compared to the general population. BMC Environmental Health (2018).

Christopher D. Zevitas, John D. Spengler, Byron Jones, Eileen McNeely, Brent Coull, Xiaodong Cao, Sin Ming Loo, Anna-Kate Hard, & Joseph G. Allen. Assessment of noise in the airplane cabin environment. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology (2018).

Sara Gale, Irina Mordukhovich, Sami Newlan, & Eileen McNeely. The Impact of Verbal Abuse, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault at Work: An Investigation into the Health of Flight Attendants in the Harvard Flight Attendant Health Study. The Lancet (2018).


Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Tamar Koosed, Carlued Leon and Eileen McNeely.  A new approach to the well-being of factory workers in global supply chains: Evidence from apparel factories in Mexico, Sri Lanka, China and Cambodia. OECD, HEC Paris, & SnO centre (Eds.), Measuring the Impacts of Business on Well-Being and Sustainability (pp. 130–154) (2017).

Eileen McNeely, Irina Mordukhovich, Steven Jaffa, Brent Coull. Symptoms related to new flight attendant uniformsBMC Public Health (2017).

Tyler J. VanderWeele. On the promotion of human flourishingPNAS (2017).

Eileen McNeely, Sara Gale, Ira Tager, Laurel Kincl, Julie Bradley, Brent Coull, and Steve Hecker. The self-reported health of U.S. flight attendants compared to the general population. Environmental Health (2014).

Dorota Węziak-Białowolska, Eileen McNeely, & Tyler J. VanderWeele. Flourish Index and Secure Flourish Index–Development and validation. Available at SSRN 3145336 (2017).


Alexander C. Wu, Deborah Donnelly-McLay, Marc G. Weisskopf, Eileen McNeely, Theresa S. Betancourt, & Joseph G. Allen. Airplane pilot mental health and suicidal thoughts: a cross-sectional descriptive study via anonymous web-based survey. Environmental Health (2016).

Joseph Allen, Sara Gale, Thomas Zoeller, John Spengler, Linda Birmbaum, & Eileen McNeely. PBDE flame retardants, thyroid disease, and menopausal status in U.S. women. Environmental Health (2016).


Chih-Da Wu, Eileen McNeely, J. G. Cedeño-Laurent, Wen-Chi Pan, Gary Adamkiewicz, Francesca Dominici, Shih-Chun Candice Lung, Huey-Jen Su, & John D. Spengler. Linking student performance in Massachusetts elementary schools with the “greenness” of school surroundings using remote sensing. PloS One (2014).

Elissa Wilker, Chih-Da Wu, Eileen McNeely, Elizabeth Mostofsky, John Spengler, Gregory A. Wellenius, & Murray A. Mittleman. Green space and mortality following ischemic stroke. Environmental Research (2014).