Our People

Cristina Banks, PhD

Director, ICHW

Senior Lecturer, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

Ed Yelin, PhD

Core Researcher 
Emeritus Professor of Medicine, UC San Francisco

Core Researchers

Sheldon Zedeck, PhD

Associate Director, ICHW
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Former Vice Provost of Faculty, UC Berkeley

Isabelle Thibau

Isabelle Thibau, MPH

Core Researcher










Carolyn WInslow

Carolyn Winslow, PhD

Core Researcher

Sally Augustin

Sally Augustin, PhD

Consulting Expert
Environmental/Design Psychologist,
& Principal at Design With Science

Jim Cohen

Consulting Expert

Founding Principal at SPARK

Sven Govaars

Consulting Expert 
Senior Associate, Gensler
Transformational Consultant

Ken Jacobs

Core Researcher
Chair of the Labor Center, UC Berkeley

Kathleen L. Mosier, PhD

Core Researcher
Founder and Principal Scientist of TeamScape

David Rempel, MD, MPH

Core Researcher
Professor, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, UCSF

Laura Stock, MPH

Core Researcher 
Director, Labor and Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley

Kirsi Heikkilä-Tammi, PhD

Core Researcher

Research Director at Wellbeing at work, University of Tampere

Gourab Kar

Gourab Kar

Postdoctoral Researcher


John Balmes, MD

Core Researcher
Director, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Galen Cranz, PhD

Core Researcher
Professor of Architecture, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley

Sylvia Guendelman, PhD

Core Researcher 
Professor of Health Policy & Management, UC Berkeley

David Lindeman, PhD

Core Researcher 
Director, Center for Technology and Aging (CTA)

Michael Pearn, PhD

Consulting Expert
Organizational Psychologist & President, Pearn Consulting LLC

Stefano Schiavon, PhD

Core Researcher 
Assistant Professor of Architecture, UC Berkeley

John Edward Swartzberg, MD.

Core Researcher 
Clinical Professor, Emeritus, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

Kimberly Jinnett, PhD, MSPH

Core Researcher

President, Center for Workforce Health and Performance
Affiliate Faculty, UCSF Institute for Health and Aging 








Gail Brager, PhD

Core Researcher
Associate Director, Center for the Built Environment

Arthur Giacalone, PhD

Consulting Expert
Clinical/Consulting Psychologist

Siw Tone Innstrand, PhD

Core Researcher 
Assistant Director NTNU Center for Health Promotion Research, Norway and Professor of Health Science.

Christina Maslach, PhD

Core Researcher
Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley

Max Pittman

Core Researcher 
Graduate Student Researcher, University of Victoria

Stephen M. Shortell, PhD

Core Researcher 
Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health

Gervais Tompkin

Consulting Expert 
Workplace Sector Leader, Principal, Gensler

Mallory Lynch, MA, CEA

Consulting Expert

Campus Ergonomist, UC Berkeley
Be Well at Work Ergonomics










William Dow, PhD

Professor of Health Economics, UC Berkeley

OiSaeng Hong, RN, PhD, FAAN

Professor of Nursing
Director, Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Specialty, UC San Francisco

Peter Schnall, MD, MPH

Professor Emeritus of Medicine, UCI
Director, Center for Social Epidemiology

Student Researchers

Julia Goodman, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Portland State University

Ian Mitroff, PhD

Professor Emeritus, USC
Senior Research Associate, Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, UC Berkeley

Caitlin DeClercq, PhD

Research Fellow

Assistant Director, Graduate Student Programs and Services
Center for Teaching and Learning
Columbia University

Leslie B. Hammer, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology, Portland State University

Dacher Keltner, PhD

Professor of Psychology
Co-Director of the Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley

Miu Miu Sui

Student Assistant