Rupali Das, MD, MPH, FACOEM
The Zenith Insurance Company
Dr. Rupali Das is Senior Vice President and California Medical Director at Zenith Insurance Company and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Previously, she served as the Executive Medical Director of the California Division of Workers' Compensation, Department of Industrial Relations. She is Chair of WOEMA's JEDI Committee, and past chair of the legislative and educational committees. Dr. Das was in clinical practice in Occupational Medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic and has held various leadership roles in occupational and environmental health at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California EPA. At CDPH she directed programs to track and reduce pesticide illness and infectious diseases in underserved populations such as farm workers, guided emergency preparedness. She also led "Biomonitoring California," a collaborative program with CDC and other state agencies, that measures levels of environmental chemicals in peoples' bodies. She received her MD degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago, completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, and a fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UCSF. She earned a Master's degree in Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine/Occupational Medicine, is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and is a member of the ACOEM Racism Workgroup. She mentors high-achieving students from underserved communities as part of the Thrive Scholars program. She is also a patron of the arts and is a Trustee for Cal Performances.