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The California Labor Laboratory is a NIOSH Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health®. The Lab is a collaboration among investigators from UCSF, UC Berkeley, and the CA Department of Public Health Occupational Health Branch.

Leadership Team

Edward Yelin, Center Director

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Cristina Banks, Associate Director for Outreach

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Carisa Harris Adamson, Associate Director for Research

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Laura Stock, Director of Community Engagement

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Laura Trupin, Center Coordinator

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Staff

Kyla Adams, CASS Project Health Communications Specialist

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Mary Deems, MPH, CASS Project Health Education Consultant

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Fernanda Florez, CASS Project Research Associate

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Monique A. Hosein, Dr.P.H., Community Engagement Coordinator

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Alicia LaFrance, MPH, MSW, Research Analyst

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Michelle Meyer, Educational Coordinator

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Rebecca Wolfe, Graduate Student Researcher

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Catherine Woodward Calder, Web Designer

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Trisha Iley, Research Analyst

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Ima Varghese Mac, Research Analyst

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Center Investigators

Paul Blanc, MD, MSPH – UCSF Department of Medicine

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Member, Research Services Unit

Jing Cheng, MD, PhD – UCSF Division of Oral Epidemiology & Dental Public Health

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Member, Research Services Unit

Kristin Cummings, MD, MPH –CA Department of Public Health Occupational Health Branch

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Co-PI, California Artificial Stone and Silicosis (CASS) Project

Kristen Harknett, PhD – UCSF Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Co-PI, Inequality in Job Conditions in the Service Sector Project

Robert Harrison, MD, MPH – CA Department of Public Health Occupational Health Branch

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Co-PI, CASS Project

Amy Heinzerling, MD, MPH – CA Department of Public Health Occupational Health Branch

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Co-PI, CASS Project

Ken Jacobs – UC Berkeley Labor Center

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Member, Research Services Unit

Patti Katz, PhD – UCSF Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies

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Member, Research Services Unit

Niklas Krause, PhD – UCLA Department of Environmental Health Sciences

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Consultant, Evaluation and Planning Core

Nari Rhee, PhD – UC Berkeley Labor Center

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Co-Investigator, Emergent Working Conditions Project

Victor Rubin, PhD – PolicyLink

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Director, Policy Forum

Daniel Schneider, PhD – Harvard University Kennedy School

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Co-PI, Inequality in Job Conditions in the Service Sector Project

External Advisory Board

Garen Corbett, MA

Director, California Health Benefits Review Program

Steven Levy

Director, Center for Continuing Study of CA Economy

Jeffrey Pfeffer, PhD

Professor, Stanford School of Business

Ninez Ponce, PhD

Director, Health Policy Center and Principal Investigator, California Health Interview Survey, UCLA

Michael Reich, PhD

Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley

Beth Ross, JD

Labor and Employment Attorney

Steven Shortell, PhD

Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health,

Professor of Health Policy, UC Berkeley

Mitch Steiger

Legislative Advocate, California Labor Federation, Member, California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation

Gervais Tompkin, AIA

Principal, Plus Gervais Architects

Jora Trang

Chief of Staff and Equity, Worksafe