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Elizabeth Amaya-Fernandez, MPH

  • Adjunct Professor

Department: Health and Physical Education

Phone: 732-263-5824


Professor Amaya-Fernandez is a well-known speaker and educator/trainer on public health and social justice issues. She has conducted trainings nationwide and in Latin America on topics of sexuality, global health, community engagement, and substance use prevention.

Professor Amaya-Fernandez pictured leading a class with the background stating "Privilege is when you think something is not a problem because it's not a problem to you personally."
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She has more than twenty-five years of working as a health educator in higher education and non-profit organizations. She has been working as an adjunct professor at various colleges & universities in New Jersey since 2006. 

Liz is the founder and director of Artemis Retreats, LLC, where she offers health education, wellness retreats, and doula services.



Master in Public Health , Tulane University, LA

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers University, NJ


Recently Taught Classes

2024 Spring

2023 Fall

  • Introduction to Public Health – HE 180

2022 Spring

  • Environmental Health Issues – HE 340

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