University of California
Suzanne P. Teran, MPH

Suzanne P. Teran, MPH

Program Coordinator
Labor Occupational Health Program
2223 Fulton St. 4th floor
Berkeley, CA 94720-5120
steran@berkeley.edu
510-643-2423
 
Current Research Interests

  • Immigrant worker populations and development of multi-level strategies to improve working conditions
  • Effective health communication and social marketing
  • Occupational health disparities
  • Leadership and capacity building programs

Key Publications

Teran S, Strochlic R, Chang C: “Heat Illness Prevention Campaign Final Performance and Evaluation Report.”  Produced for the California Department of Industrial Relations, March 2013

Teran S, Velazquez V: “Worker Safety in Recycling Facilities.” Curriculum produced for OSHA-Harwood training program, March 2013

Pinedo M, Castañeda X, Teran S: Occupational Health and Safety among Latinos in the United States (Policy Brief).  Health Initiative of the Americas, University of California Berkeley School of Public Health, 2011

Teran S: “Domestic Worker Safety and Dignity Project: Impact and Lessons Learned.”  Produced for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Zellerbach Family Foundation, July 2011.

Teran S, Delp L, Riley K, Shoaf K: “Heat Illness Prevention Campaign Final Performance and Evaluation Report.”  Produced for the California Department of Industrial Relations, December 2010.

Teran S: “Heat Hazards in Agriculture: A guide for employers to carry out tailgate training for workers.”  Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation, Department of Industrial Relations, 2008.

Teran S, Strochlic R, Bush D, Baker R, Meyers J, “Reaching Teen Farm Workers with Health and Safety Information: An evaluation of a High School ESL Curriculum.”  Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health 14(2): 147-162, 2008.

Teran S, Baker, R, Sum, J: “Improving Health and Safety Conditions for California’s Immigrant Workers: Report and Recommendations of the California Working Immigrant Safety and Health Coalition,” LOHP (UC Berkeley), 2002.

Teaching

  • Worker Safety in Recycling Facilities – English and Spanish courses
  • Short courses on health and safety, workers’ rights or hazard awareness, for variety of audiences including domestic workers, day laborers, and restaurant workers, among others.

Public Service

  • Member, American Public Health Association, Occupational Health Section