Isabelle Thibau, MPH


Isabelle Thibau is a Researcher for HealthyWorkplaces.  She received her Master’s in Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley in 2016.  She graduated with a BS in Chemistry and BA in French from The College of William & Mary in 2011.  Her interests lie in public health nutrition, physical activity, and in understanding lifestyle factors that affect health and human behavior.  Formerly, Isabelle worked for three years for the National Institute on Drug Abuse as a policy analyst and science writer.


Food in the Workplace

In this research blog, we focus on the workplace as a place to facilitate proper nutrition, identifying evidence-based interventions that promote healthy employee nutrition decisions. We spoke with nutrition expert…

April 6, 2017


Work, Sleep, and the Circadian Cycle

As an interdisciplinary team, HealthyWorkplaces reaches out to collaborators to better understand how the variety of disciplines can come together to improve the workplace. This month, biomedical engineer Elizabeth Nelson…

December 13, 2016


Healthy Universities

The objective is to create a way to assess the degree to which a university campus embodies a healthy workplace for its students, staff, and faculty, and to provide guidance…

June 1, 2016


Designing for a Healthy Office

The objective is to explore new ways of designing workspace from the perspective of psychological impact.  Based on the Healthy Workplaces Model, we have identified a set of seven psychological…

May 1, 2016


Wearables in the Workplace

Wearables are becoming increasingly popular among people of all ages as technology gets more integrated into our everyday surroundings and become necessary resources for helping us live our lives.  Wearables have…

August 10, 2015


Commentary on NIOSH’s Sedentary Work Webinar

Just last week, NIOSH Total Worker Health hosted a webinar that examined sedentary work and its implications on health.  We are all aware that sedentary lifestyles lead to poorer health…

July 23, 2015