Beth-Anne Vieira, MPH
Coordinator, Health Education & Promotion
Department of Health Services
Office of Health Education, Promotion & Wellness
Oak Glen, 2nd Floor
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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
c/o Health Services, Roberts Circle
N. Dartmouth, MA 02747
Beth-Anne's professional areas of interest include: social justice and its relationship to health care access, delivery, quality and outcomes; mental health promotion and suicide prevention; HIV/AIDS; and women's health.
Following her graduation from Boston University, Beth-Anne worked at the Boston Visiting Nurse Association and Boston HealthNet for several years before joining the UMass Dartmouth community in 2004 as the Health Educator.
Beth-Anne has been strongly influenced by her volunteer work at various non-profit organizations, including: Health House (a now defunct women's health resource center), Planned Parenthood, Boston G.L.A.S.S. (Gay and Lesbian Adolescent Social Services), F.I.N.E.X. House (a shelter for battered women and their children), and Fenway Community Health.
Beth-Anne is a certified instructor in QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer), a suicide prevention program. She is an active member of the American College Health Association and the New England Health Educators Network. She is a writer for the American College Health Association's Health Promotion Newsletter and reviewer for the Journal of American College Health.
In her free time, Beth-Anne enjoys spending time with her family and friends, raising her feminist sons, reading, writing, gardening, and baking.
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Last Updated On: 3/19/09