Taneia Surles, MPH

Taneia Surles, MPH
Title: Health and wellness writer
Expertise: Sexual health, women's health, men's health, mental health
  • Freelance health and wellness writer for 2+ years
  • Master of public health
  • Member of the Delta Omega Honor Society (Upsilon Chapter at UAB)


Taneia Surles is health and wellness writer and public health professional that has been creating health and wellness content since 2020. Her writing has covered several verticals, such as sexual health, mental health, and alternative health. Through her writing, she aims to deliver health education that can encourage readers to lead healthier lifestyles. In addition to articles, Taneia has created social media posts, newsletters, and quizzes for clients in the health and wellness space, and has shared her own journey to becoming diagnosed with lupus as a teenager.

Health education is crucial to ensuring that the public has the knowledge and tools to lead healthier lifestyles, which I why I aim to create health content that improves health literacy across all communities.


Taneia holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama. During her undergraduate years, she was initiated into the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Delta Omega Honor Society Upsilon chapter, an honor society for public health students and professionals.

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