Managing Chronic Conditions in the Workplace – Alyssa McGonagle, PhD – Wayne State University

Individuals who work and manage chronic conditions face challenges that are under-recognized, for example, maintaining a regular work schedule, disclosing illness to supervisors, attaining needed accommodations, dealing with discrimination, and career planning.

Dr. McGonagle is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University. Her research focuses on work-related factors that affect workers’ health, safety, and job-related attitudes and behaviors, as well as special populations of workers, including aging workers and workers with chronic health issues and chronic pain. Learn more about Dr. Alyssa McGonagle here.