Our Nationally Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) are available to offer FREE presentations to schools, businesses, colleges, community organizations, churches, and more!
All presentations can be tailored to all age groups and settings. Educators are also available for community events and health fairs.
Kirsten Zalas, CHES
Kirsten has been with the St. Joseph County Health Department for almost a year. She served as an intern at the department prior to her finishing up her Bachelor’s degree in community health from BYU in Idaho.
Contact Kirsten at [email protected]
Kristen Borrelli, CHES
Kristen has been with the St. Joseph County Health Department since summer of 2017. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Promotion.
Contact Kristen at [email protected]
Margarita Oviedo, CHES
Margarita Oviedo, our bilingual educator and certified interpreter, joined the Health Department in July 2017. She graduated in May 2017 from Indiana University South Bend with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Promotion.
Contact Margarita at [email protected]
Sally Dixon, RN
Sally, our Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Program Coordinator, has been with the St. Joseph County Health Department since May of 2016. In her role as FIMR coordinator, Sally reviews infant mortality cases and coordinates community and department efforts in addressing infant and maternal health.
Contact Sally at [email protected]
Robin Vida, MPH, CHES
Robin currently serves as the Director of Health Education at the St. Joseph County Health Department. She began as the health educator in 2007 and took the Director position in 2010. She holds her Master’s in Public Health degree from Indiana University-Bloomington and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Robin specializes in building community partnerships and professional development, program planning, and chronic disease and obesity prevention and management. She is also a certified Master trainer in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE).
Contact Robin at [email protected]sjcindiana.com