Although we partner with a vast network of professionals across the country, you can learn more about our Principal Consultants below.
David M. Moore
Managing Partner & Principal Consultant
Mr. David Moore has over 10 years of experience in the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) industry, several of which were within the University of California system. His experience more recently includes quick response of COVID-19 back to work evaluations and assessments helping businesses, municipalities, and counties safely return to work. He has further experience conducting exposure assessments, industrial hygiene monitoring, health and safety audits, compliance training, hazardous material emergency spill response and development of comprehensive EHS programs tailored to meet specific company needs. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, is a contributing member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and has his OSHA Hazardous Waste Operator (HAZWOPER) certification. In addition to his Masters of Public Health degree, he is also a Doctor of Public Health (DPh) candidate at UC Berkeley. In addition to playing games with his family in his free time, he enjoys conducting Tai Chi classes, cooking and eating delicious food, and voice impersonations.
Stephanie Wright Moore
Stephanie Moore has a Master’s of Landscape Architecture in Environmental Planning from UC Berkeley’s School of Environmental Design and a Bachelor of Science in Conservation Resources Studies from UC Berkeley’s School of Environment Science, Policy, and Management. She enjoys working on visual representation of complex spatial data that helps to inform, simplify, and guide decisions. As a child, she grew up in the Central Valley, surrounded by vast agricultural land around the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta river and estuary. She enjoys gardening, sculpting, spending time with her two daughters and taking long walks anywhere green or sandy.
Dr. Karega Paisley
Chief Medical Advisor
Dr. Karega Y. Paisley is the Medical Director of Occupational Health Services and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Davis. He also serves in the Kansas Air National Guard as a Flight Surgeon, Chief of Aerospace Medicine and the Installation Occupational Environmental Medical Consultant. He obtained his medical degree (MD) at St. Georges University in Grenada and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Florida International University. He completed residency and training in Occupational Medicine at Health Partners – University of Minnesota and the Hennepin County Medical Center. Dr. Paisley has over 20 years experience in Public Health, Occupational, Environmental medicine, Preventative, Hyperbaric and Aerospace Medicine. He is highly skilled in developing prevention programs and disaster management protocols and conducted health hazard evaluations for national and international/global organizations. He also has experience working with and treating opportunistic diseases in indigent populations around the world. Dr. Paisley is a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and is board certified by the American Board of Preventative Medicine in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
Nancy Gutierrez has a Masters of Public Health in Environmental Health Science and Industrial Hygiene from UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. Before attending graduate school, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Health from UC Berkeley. Growing up in an underserved community in the Bay Area, she has grown a deep interest in learning about the environmental and social determinants of health that promote or become a barrier to health and wellness. She is passionate about workplace justice, especially among workers who are immigrants and non-English speakers. In her free time, Nancy loves to learn new authentic Mexican food recipes and go on morning jogs.
Industrial Hygiene Program Manager
Alex Muñoz has a Masters of Science in Environmental Health Sciences & Industrial Hygiene from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. While in school, his research focused on quantifying the release of particulate and chemical emissions from compact laser cutting processes. While in school, he held a position as a graduate student researcher, where he was able to assist with developing and providing various Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) trainings to car wash workers in Los Angeles. Through these experiences, Alex became passionate about equipping vulnerable workers with the tools that they need in order to identify hazards in their workplaces and how to take appropriate actions in order to preserve their health. In his freetime, Alex enjoys being active through sports and exercise, and hopes to one day be able to travel all around the world.
Emely Heras is an Industrial Hygienist with a Master of Public Health from the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. She has experience working in occupational health and safety public programming and exposure monitoring in the biotech industry. When she is not working on eliminating or diminishing hazards in the workplace, she might be rollerblading or working on a new embroidery project.
Maria Alvarez Pineda
Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
Maria Alvarez Pineda has a Masters of Public Health in Global Health and Environment from the school of Public Health at UC Berkeley. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Global Public Health, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish Minor from Dominican University of California. Maria comes from a line of agricultural workers that have faced various occupational adversities. She became interested in advocating for their worker rights and learning more about how to prevent injuries/fatalities in different workplaces. Through her internship at Berkeley’s Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP), she continued learning about work hazards (specifically related to COVID-19) and worked promoting young workers’ rights. In her free time, Maria enjoys hiking, playing volleyball, watching movies, and spending time with her friends and family.
Program Manager and Occupational Environmental Health & Safety Specialist
Athena Hoerl has a Master of Public Health degree in Global Health and Environment from UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health and Political Science from Santa Clara University. She enjoys leveraging her international and domestic public health experience to serve as an advocate for underserved populations. She is especially interested in the social determinants of health, ergonomics, and worker safety. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, reading, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Industrial Hygiene Technician
Joseph Chlubna holds certifications in Hayward State CPT and AOS-Rx as well as at NFBA Speaker School and Management Institute. He has over 30 years of management experience with 23 years as an independent business owner. His passions are in teaching, mentorship, and holistic health and wellness. For fun, he enjoys anything athletic and outdoors including hiking, backpacking, obstacle racing, and long walks with his Husky, Wynter Skye.
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research Intern
Xenia Chen is an undergraduate student at the University of California Berkeley in the College of Engineering studying Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. She has experience in linear programming, optimization, and data science through her academic classes and serves as a Director of Programs and Events at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers at UC Berkeley. She is interested in how IEOR skills can be applied to solve issues in healthcare systems related to infrastructure and efficiency. In her free time, Xenia can be found making smoothie bowls, rock climbing, or trying out new coffeeshops.
Industrial Hygiene Intern
Cindy Calderon is a graduate student at the UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Biological Science from the University of California, Merced. In her previous roles Cindy has supported data collection and analysis of preventative chronic health conditions research. In her most recent role she has learned about data standardization and creating training materials and protocols. In Cindy’s family there is a history of chronic health conditions. She also has relatives that work in construction and agriculture. Her graduate studies and personal connections have sparked her interest in prevention and safety. In her free time Cindy enjoys spending quality time with her friends, family, and pets. She also likes to read webtoons, books, take her dogs on walks, and cook.
Industrial Hygiene Intern
Kevin Ru is a first year MPH student at UC Berkeley with a concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics as well as a NIOSH trainee in the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology program. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Society and Genetics at UCLA where he developed a strong background in social determinants of health along with training and assessment. He is interested in addressing health disparities across marginalized populations, particularly in relation to occupational health and chronic disease outcomes and exposures. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, playing video games, and trying new food spots with friends.
Industrial Hygiene Intern
Crystal Cho is a graduate student at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, focusing on Environmental Health Sciences. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology and a minor in Global Public Health from UC Berkeley. Her interests and previous experience are in emergency management and community resiliency, especially with an equity centered approach. In her free time, she enjoys knitting, cooking, and hanging out with her cat.
Industrial Hygiene Intern
Lilly Huang has a Master of Science in Environmental Health Sciences from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science from The Ohio State University. While in school, her research focused on odor analysis of the composting process in organic waste management. Her interests and previous experience are environmental exposure monitoring and assessment. In her free time, Lilly enjoys playing tennis with friends and trying out different cuisines.