Sue Chiang

Sue Chiang


Sue works with institutional purchasers from a wide range of sectors to harness their collective buying power to eliminate the use of harmful chemicals and expand the market for environmentally preferable products. Her current focus is on hormone disrupting chemicals in consumer products – particularly in food and food packaging. She has over two decades of experience in the environmental health field through a variety of organizations including as a consultant to the San Francisco Foundation where she provided capacity building opportunities for their Environmental Health and Justice Initiative’s grantees; as Community Health Advocate at Greenaction, where she served as liaison to the national Health Care without Harm Campaign and played a leading role in linking community organizing efforts in Northern California against dangerous medical waste incineration practices to upstream pollution prevention strategies with hospitals; and as a Research Associate at the Environmental Defense Fund in their toxics program. Sue received a B.A. degree in environmental science from Barnard College and completed a double-Master’s program at University of California Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy and the Graduate School of Public Health, where she was a recipient of the prestigious Switzer Environmental Fellowship. She also serves on the U.S. Board of the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives.

Fellow Activity

Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership | May 17, 2022
Leadership Story | May 27, 2020
Grant Outcomes | Jul 13, 2015
Network Events | Oct 26, 2014

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
UC Berkeley, MPH, MPP
Current Position:
Food Program Director
Center for Environmental Health
Environmental & Public Health
Environmental Justice
Currently Working On:
Endocrine/Hormone Disrupting Chemicals in Consumer Products
2201 Broadway, Suite 508
Oakland, California 94612-3017
(510) 740-9389

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