Daniel Hughes, PhD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
Dr. Hughes is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R) and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP). He has completed broad professional training in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. He holds Masters’ Degrees in both Social Work and Cultural Anthropology. His doctoral research focused on the life-ways of a group of inner city men (East Harlem), building upon the practice and theory of Urban Anthropology.
Presently, he is Associate Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health and the Director of the Mount Sinai Health System’s Employee Assistance Program. Dr. Hughes is Vice President of the Employee Assistance Roundtable, and serves as the current chair of the Employee Assistance Professional Association’s Research Committee. His research interests include behavioral risk assessment, targeted workplace violence, stress management, and sleep hygiene for health care professionals and the development of an educational model for employee assistance practice.
BA, New York University
MA, New School for Social Research
MSW, Hunter College School of Social Work
PhD, New School for Social Research
Hughes D, Parrish M, Williams M. To Teach is to Learn. Journal of Employee Assistance 2017 Vol 47, Issue 2.
Hersch RK, Cook RF, Deitz DK, Kaplan S, Hughes D, Friesen MA, Vezina M. Reducing nurses' stress: A randomized controlled trial of a web-based stress management program for nurses. Applied Nursing Research : ANR 2016 Nov; 32.
Hughes D, Cragwell O. Training the next generation: Another look. Journal of Employee Assistance 2014 Vol 44, No 4.
Hughes D. CAR: An emerging model for EA research. Journal of Employee Assistance 2013 Vol 43, No 4:26-28.
Hughes D. Occupational social work: Current perspectives. Social Work in Mental Health 2013 Vol 11, Iss 5.
Hughes D. Professional Memory Loss. Journal of Employee Assistance 2013 Vol 43, No 2 43(No 2):26-28.
Hughes D. Training the next generation. Journal of Employee Assistance 2011 Vol 41, No 4:22-25.
Hersch R, Cook R, Hughes D, Leaf S, Billings D. Healthy work/life for young adults: Implementing health promotion and substance abuse prevention in a health care setting. In: Young Adults in the Workplace: A Multisite Initiative of Substance Use Prevention Programs. Research Triangle Park, NC, RTI Press; pp15-27.
Hughes D. The key role of participant observation in organizational. consultation. Journal of Employee Assistance 2010 Vol 40, No 4:20-23.
Warley R, Hughes D. Core Technology, Professional Engagement and Employee Assistance Practice. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health 2010 Vol 25, No 3:201-217.
Hughes D. University Based Employee Assistance Programs and Outsourcing: The Case for Diversified Function. In: Employee Assistance Programs in Higher Education. Haworth Press;.
Hughes D. EA practice as knowledge work. Journal of Employee Assistance 2007 Vol 37, No 4:7-9.
Hughes D, Elkin C, Epstein I. Long Term Counseling: A feasibility study of extended follow-up services with high risk EAP clients. Journal of Employee Assistance 2004 Vol 34, No 1:15-18.