Skip to main content.

Barbara J. Burgel

Expert Profile

Barbara J. Burgel

Clinical Professor, Community Health Systems
School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
occupational injury and illness
musculoskeletal disorders
health maintenance
case management
workers' compensation
policy development


Ms. Burgel's teaching focuses on the development of professional advanced practice roles. She also supervises clinical practice for students in occupational health nursing and adult primary care nursing. She also teaches an interdisciplinary course leadership on clinical decision-making in occupational injury and illness. She works for the UCSF Community Occupational Health Project, which focuses on low-wage worker health and safety in Alameda County, providing work-related clinical care, education and outreach to garment workers, janitors, hotel workers, musicians, and other high-risk occupations.

Progress Foundation, Adult Nurse Practitioner for adults with acute and chronic mental health problems.

2 Koret Way, #N-511F
San Francisco  California  94143
United States
Office Phone: 
(415) 476-4953
Office Fax: 
(415) 476-6042


The pandemic is far from over but crucial COVID-19 protections and benefits are gone. In our next webinar, we'll explore the end of renter protections, unemployment benefits and other emergency relief, and what it means for the nation’s pandemic recovery and the health and well-being of low-income people and their communities. Glean story ideas and crucial context. Sign-up here!

Are you passionate about helping journalists understand and illuminate the social factors that contribute to health and health disparities at a time when COVID-19 has highlighted the costs of such inequities? Looking to play a big role in shaping journalism today in the United States?  Apply now for one of our positions. 


Follow Us



CHJ Icon