IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail

Alessia Negrini / Professional researcher grade 2

Ph. D. Organizational Psychology


Alessia Negrini has been a researcher in the field of occupational health psychology at the IRSST since 2012. She is also an associate professor at the School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Université de Sherbrooke, and an  associate researcher at the Centre de recherche CSSS Champlain—Charles-Le Moyne and, since 2019, at the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (CR-IUSMM). Ms. Negrini has research expertise on the return to work and employment retention of workers in vulnerable situations due to age and health status. She has in-depth knowledge of quantitative methodology. The results of her studies, which are conducted following the Positive Psychology approach, make it possible to evaluate psychosocial factors in order to prevent work disabilities and maintain OHS conditions that promote worker health.


  • Occupational health psychology
  • Return to work and employment retention of older workers
  • Return to work and employment retention of workers with a psychological or physical health problem
  • Multivariate statistical analyses
  • Validation of measurement instruments (translation, adaptation and cross-cultural and cross-population validation)

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