Marie-Anne Sanon Rosemberg, PhD, RN

Marie Anne Rosemberg

Assistant Professor
Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership
Room 3175 400NIB

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: (734) 647-0146
Fax: (734)-763-0681

Scholarly Expertise / Activity


  • Worker health
  • Immigrant health
  • Biological responses to Stressors
  • Chronic disease outcome

Dr. Rosemberg received a PhD in Nursing from the University of Washington with an emphasis on occupational health. Her program of research focuses on optimizing the health of low wage service workers at risk for or experiencing one or multiple chronic conditions. 

Current Research Grants and Programs:

  • Developing Effective Training Approaches to Reduce Chemical Exposures Among Nail Salon Workers [Michigan Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease (M-LEEaD) Center: PI]
  • A Participatory Research Project to Explore Perceived Stressors and Identify Intervention Needs Among Women Hotel Housekeepers and Hotel Laundry Workers [Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG): PI]

Notable Awards / Honors

  • Diversity Scholars Network at the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID), 2018
  • Recipient, National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program, 2014 and 2016 cycles
  • Nurse Researcher Award, Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA), Professional Nursing and Health Care Council, 2013


  • PhD, University of Washington Seattle, Seattle, WA, 2012
  • MN, University of Washington Tacoma, Tacoma, WA, 2010
  • BSN, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, 2006

Publication Highlights

  • Rosemberg, M-A., Li, Y. (In Press) Effort Reward Imbalance and Work Productivity among Hotel Housekeeping Employees. Workplace Health and Safety

  • Rosemberg, M.A, Gultekin, L., & Pardee, M. (2017). High-ACE Low Wage Workers: Occupational Health Nursing Research and Praxis Through a Trauma-Informed Lens. Workplace Health & Safety, 2165079917736070. doi:10.1177/2165079917736070

  • Rosemberg, M.A., Y. Li, and J. Seng. (2017) Allostatic Load: A useful concept for advancing nursing research. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(23-24), 5191-5205

  • Wilson, D., Rosemberg, M-A.S., Visovatti, M.., Munro-Kramer, M. (2017). Career Cartography: The Journey to Science and Scholarship. Journal of Nursing Scholarship 49(3), 336-346.

  • Jones, L. Rosemberg, M.A., Wright, K. (2017). Opportunities for the Advanced Practice Nurse to Enhance Hypertension Knowledge and Self-Management among African American Women. Clinical Nurse Specialist 31(6), 311-318.

  • Evans-Agnew, R., Boutain, D., & Rosemberg M.A. (2017). Advancing Nursing Research in the Visual Era: Re-Envisioning the Photovoice Process across Phenomenological, Grounded Theory and Critical Theory Methodologies. Advances In Nursing Science 40(1), E1-E15

  • Rosemberg, M.A., Lawrence-Johnson, V., Rostan, O., & McCullagh, M. (2016) Significant associative factors for hypertension among new US Immigrants: An exploration of the 2003 New Immigrant Survey (NIS) data. Journal of Community & Public Health Nursing 2 (118): 1-5

  • Rosemberg, M-A. S., McCullagh M.C, & Nordstrom M. (2015). Farm and rural adolescents' perspective on hearing conservation: Reports from a focus group study. Noise & Health 17(76): 134-140.

  • McCullagh, M. C., & Rosemberg, M-A. (2015). Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reporting of Hearing Protector Use among Farm Operators. Annals of Occupational Hygiene, mev046.

  • Sanon, M-A., Evans-Agnew,  R.A., Boutain, D.M. (2014). An exploration of social justice intent in photovoice research studies: From 2008-2013. Nursing Inquiry (3): 212-216

  • Sanon, M-A., Mohammed, S. A., & McCullagh, M. C. (2014). Definition and Management of Hypertension Among Haitian Immigrants: A Qualitative Study.Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 25(3), 1067.

  • Sanon, M-A., & Tsai, J. H.-C. (2014). Connecting gender, race, class, and immigration status to disease management. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 7(5), 13-31.

  • Sanon, M-A. (2014). Agency-hired hotel housekeepers: An at-risk group for adverse health outcomes. Workplace Safety & Health  (formerly AAOHN Journal) 62(2): 81-85.

  • Sanon, M-A. (2013). Hotel housekeeping work influences on hypertension management. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 56(12), 1402-1413.

  • Sanon, M-A. & Watkins, S (2012). Nurses' uniforms: How many bacteria do they carry after one shift?Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 4(10): 311-315.

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