Academic Credentials
  • Dr.P.H., Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale University, 1987
  • M.P.H., Biostatistics, Yale University, 1979
  • B.S., Mathematics, Emmanuel College, 1965
Professional Honors
  • SOT 2005 Award "Outstanding Published Paper Demonstrating an Application of Risk Assessment"
Professional Affiliations
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • Society of Risk Analysis
  • American College of Epidemiology

Dr. Teta has over 40 years of experience in chronic disease epidemiology, particularly occupational and environmental epidemiology studies; regulatory risk assessment for cancer endpoints; and risk communication to the media and public. In addition, she has expertise in EPA/OSHA/NTP regulatory issues related to chemicals. 

Dr. Teta has served on numerous scientific advisory boards including those of ATSDR, EPA, The Mickey Leland Center, and the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis. She was also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Massachusetts.

Prior to joining Exponent, Dr. Teta was the Director of Epidemiology, Health Information, Risk Assessment, and TSCA for Union Carbide Corporation, managing epidemiology program planning and implementation, design, management, and communication of studies to employees, and providing consultation to businesses and manufacturing sites. Dr. Teta received a Doctorate in epidemiology and a Masters of Public Health in biostatistics from Yale University.