Marie-Anne Sanon Rosemberg, Ph.D., RN

Marie Anne Rosemberg

Assistant Professor
Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership
Room 4158, 400NIB

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

Telephone: 734-647-0146
Fax: 734-763-0681
Marie-Anne Sanon Rosemberg is accepting new PhD students.


  • 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]
  • Occupational inhalation exposure to and health risk of volatile organic compounds of hotel housekeepers [T42 OH008455 CDC-COHSE ERC PILOT: Co-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

  • Dang, J. V., Rosemberg, M. A. S., & Le, A. B. (2021). Perceived work exposures and expressed intervention needs among Michigan nail salon workers. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1-13.

  • Rosemberg, M-A.S. (2021). Panic Buttons: An intervention to prevent psychological trauma and physical assault among hotel housekeepers. Healthy Work Strategies. Healthy Work Campaign: Reduce harmful work stressors. Improve job quality and health. Access here.

  • Rosemberg, M-A.S., Granner J., Li. W., Adams, M., & Militzer, M. (In press - 2021). Intervention needs among hotel employees and managers. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation.

  • Rosemberg, M. A. S., Adams, M., Polick, C., Li, W. V., Dang, J., & Tsai, J. H. C. (2021). COVID-19 and mental health of food retail, food service, and hospitality workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 18(4-5), 169-179.

  • Rosemberg, M. A., Li, Y., McConnel, D., McCullagh, M. C. & Seng, J. (In Press) Stressors, Allostatic Load, and Health Outcomes among Women Hotel Housekeepers: A Pilot Study.  Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene

  • Boutain, D., Evans-Agnew, R., Liu, F., & Rosemberg, M-A. (2018). Creating Emancipatory Dialogues about Identity and Health by Modernizing Interviews. Advances in Nursing Science. 41(4), 305-315

  • Rosemberg, M. A., Shaver, B. S. N., Militzer, M. A., Seng PhD, C. N. M., & Marjorie, C. (2018). Blood Pressure and Job Domains Among Hotel Housekeepers. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, 11(2), 7

  • Rosemberg, M-A., & Tsai, J. (2018). Population Health is Immigrant Health is Worker Health. American Journal of Public Health, 108(7), e22-e22

  • Rosemberg, M. A. S., & Li, Y. (2018). Effort-Reward Imbalance and Work Productivity Among Hotel Housekeeping Employees: A Pilot Study. Workplace Health & Safety, 2165079918755803

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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