Taneia Surles Title: Health Writer and Public Health Professional Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham Location: Madison, Alabama Expertise: Health Education, Disease Prevention, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Women's Health, Interviewing Taneia is a health writer and public health professional. She has three years of experience as a content writer and journalist. She's a mental and sexual health advocate, striving to address disparities that affect marginalized communities through health education. Experience Taneia Surles was inducted into the University of Alabama at Birmingham's public honor society, Delta Upsilon Chapter. In 2022, Taneia graduated with a master's degree in public health. Taneia has also spent several years working in the public health sector as a mental health advocate, peer mentor, community outreach coordinator, and community health worker. As a sexual health advocate, she's volunteered at HIV clinics, and has given presentations on sexual health. Education Taneia earned her bachelor's degree in public health and minority health disparities in 2020. In 2022, she graduated with a master's degree in public health with a health behavior concentration.Member of the Delta Upsilon Chapter (Public Health Honor Society) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.