Bio – 2017, Last updated July 26th, 2017
Brett Nance, MPH is a Public Health Epidemiologist at the Freehold Area Health Department in Freehold, NJ. She earned a Master of Public Health degree from Rutgers University School of Public Health in the departments of Epidemiology and Health Education/Behavioral Science. She is also involved in the coordination of two health improvement coalitions through the Freehold Area Health Department: The Health Improvement Coalition of Monmouth County and Neighborhood Connections to Health, a recipient of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/New Jersey Health Initiatives “Culture of Health” grant. She has assisted these coalitions in conducting a community health needs assessments, coordinating community-based focus groups, and developing the coalitions’ respective health improvement strategic plans.
In addition to her role at the Freehold Area Health Department, Ms. Nance will be beginning to teach undergraduate “Introduction to Epidemiology” courses for the Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy in September 2017.
Ms. Nance obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Education from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with minors in Healthcare Administration and Counseling/Human Services and a concentration in Nutrition. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.