Alison Trinkoff, ScD, MPH, RN, FAAN



School Affiliation

School of Nursing


  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Long-Term Care


Dr. Trinkoff’s longitudinal study of more than 2,600 registered nurses examined the relationship among long work hours, needlestick injuries, and musculoskeletal disorders. More recently, her research has focused on the implications of nurses’ work environments on patient outcomes. She has been studying long-term care settings, including certified nursing assistant preparation and training, nursing home leadership, and their impact on resident care outcomes.

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Tagged: Caring for the Human Condition   Research and Innovation  

This information was last updated January 6, 2023.