AMBULATORY HEALTH EDUCATION

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OUR STAFF 


Vy-Ton

 

VY TON MPH, MA

HEALTHIER LIVING PROGRAM
Health Education Specialist (Extra Help)

Vy joined the Ambulatory Health Education Department (AHED) in 2018. She primarily works in the Healthier Living and the Tobacco-Free programs. Vy brings to the current position her educational background in public health and population research and more than six years of experience in improving the health of communities. 

    Her professional experience includes health education, diabetes prevention, HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation, and communicable diseases surveillance. Vy is passionate about implementing disease prevention strategies and promoting health though multifaceted and innovative approaches, especially for underserved communities. When not working, she enjoys landscape photography, travelling, and spending quality time with her loved ones. ​


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    ANNIE (QUYNH-ANH) VU, MPH

    LITERACY PROGRAM
    Health Education Specialist (Extra Help)

    Annie joined the Ambulatory Health Education Department (AHED) in 2019. She leads the Literacy Program and is a certified facilitator of the Healthier Living Program. In her public health journey, Annie has traveled on mobile vision care clinics as a translator, led classroom adventures for families with children ages 0-5, and facilitated diverse conversations with those who are affected by chronic health conditions. 

      Throughout her adventures, she aspires to not only empower others with health-wise knowledge, but to also learn their story. A lifelong scholar of biology and the humanities, Annie holds a Master of Public Health from San José State University and a Bachelor of Arts from UC Berkeley. In her free time, Annie enjoys going on long walks with her family, writing poetry and short stories, and watching sunsets. ​


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      MICHELLE LAM

      STANDARDIZATION PROGRAM
      Health Education Specialist (Extra Help)

      Michelle received her bachelor’s degree in Public Health Policy and minor in Education at the University of California, Irvine. After obtaining her degree, she gained a wide range of experience working in the health sector. She previously worked at a clinic, nursing home, non-profit and hospital. Prior to joining our department, Michelle worked in tobacco control where she worked with stakeholders, community partners, and policy makers to implement policies to protect residents from secondhand smoke and restricting the sale of flavored tobacco products. Being a health educator was entangled in her role.

        She is currently attending the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to obtain her Master of Public Health with a concentration in Leadership in Practice. Michelle is also working at Stanford Health Care as a Clinical Data Analyst on the Solid Organ Transplant programs. During her free time, she enjoys trying new foods and going to the gym.​


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        JUANITA LUNA, RN

        Clinical Nurse (Extra Help)

        Juanita joined Ambulatory Health Education Department (AHED) in 2019 as a Bilingual Prenatal Nurse Educator. She has recently achieved a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at San Jose State University. She has a great passion for the field of nursing and a commitment in providing education to all patients, but in particular those who possess barriers.​


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        JESSICA GARCIA, RN

        Clinical Nurse

        ​Jessica Garcia is a Registered Nurse who has been working for Santa Clara County since 2018.  She is the Lead Prenatal Educator for the Maternal Health and Baby Education program and is also a Certified Lactation Educator.  She strives to provide high quality prenatal education to improve the experience of expecting mothers. 

          ​Jessica is bilingual in English and Spanish.  She received her Nursing degree from Evergreen Valley College in 2017.  In her spare time, she likes to spend time with family, read, hike, swim, and go to concerts. ​

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