Iesha Suber is the Senior Injury Prevention and Health Education Specialist at the New Jersey Trauma Center at University Hospital in Newark, NJ. In this role, Ms. Suber identifies and promotes individual and public awareness of injury control and prevention needs and best practices. Ms. Suber fosters relationships and collaborates with key stakeholders including but not limited to internal departments, external agencies and community organizations and groups throughout the surrounding catchment region of University Hospital. Her goal is to expand the New Jersey Trauma Center’s outreach and education efforts. Prior to joining University Hospital, she served as a Health Education Specialist at the New Jersey Women and AIDS Network (NJWAN), the only female-specific AIDS service organization in the state of New Jersey. As a health education specialist, Ms. Suber provided comprehensive services to women affected by and infected with HIV/AIDS.
Ms. Suber currently holds various leadership positions in public health and civic engagement organizations. She is a Past President for the New Jersey Society for Public Health Education (NJSOPHE). Ms. Suber is also an active participant in the Rutgers alumni community. Ms. Suber sits on the Board of Directors for the Rutgers University Alumni Association and is a Douglass Residential College Externship Program Sponsor.
Ms. Suber holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Public Health degree from Rutgers University. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.