Michelle Tellez

Associate Professor

Department of Nursing & Health Sciences

(510) 885-6720
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  • BA Political, Legal, Economic Analysis; Mills College
  • MS Nursing; UC San Francisco
  • PhD Nursing; UC San Francisco


Not teaching this quarter.


January 2011 Tellez, M.S., Black, L., Tinoco, A. California Hispanic working RNs: Analysis of 1997, 2004, 2006, and 2008 survey data. .  Journal of Politics, Policy and Nursing Practice (in review).

August 2009 Téllez, M. S., Spetz, J., Seago, J. A., Harrington, C, Kitchener, M. Do wages matter?: A backward bend in the 2004 California RN labor supply.  Journal of Politics, Policy and Nursing Practice (10) 3, 195-203.

June 2004 Téllez, M. S. Isn't an alcohol- or drug-addicted adolescent worth a penny? Self-funding programs can make a difference. Journal of Emergency Nursing. (30)3, 284-286.

August 2003 Téllez, M. S. Hospitalization is covered—Why not drugs? The need to add prescription drug benefits to Medicare.  Journal of Emergency Nursing. (29)4, 380-382



March 2007 Téllez, M. S., Kitchener, M., Seago, J. A. If wages don’t matter, what does? An integrated approach to understanding the nurse supply in acute care settings in California. International Health Workforce Migration Conference, Geneva, Switzerland.


June 2010 Tinoco, A., Téllez, M. S., California Hispanic RNs: Analysis of 1997, 2004, 2006, and 2008 survey data.  Hispanic Nurses Association Meeting, Washington DC.

June, 2009 Téllez, M. S., Spetz, J., California minimum staffing law, nurse satisfaction, hours worked and wages: Analysis of 1997, 2004, 2006, and 2008 survey data. IRGNI meeting at AcademyHealth Research Meeting, Chicago IL.

April 2008 Tellez, M.S. Do wages matter when nurses decide how much to work? Nu Xi at Large, Chapter’s General Meeting, Hayward CA.

April 2007 Téllez, M. S., Seago, J. A, Spetz, J. Getting to know nurses in California: The

Grants and Awards

New Investigator Award 2009 Interdisciplinary Research Group in Nursing Issues, 26th AcademyHealth Research Meeting

Faculty Support Grant 2007-2008 California State University, East Bay

Irene Betty Moore Fellowship 2004-2007

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