Health Information Manger
Tess Peterson is the Health Information Manger at Nevada Public Health Foundation (NPHF). In this capacity, she works closely with the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) to provide Statutory Rape Education Training’s all over the state of Nevada. She also works to provide quarterly S.T.A.R.S. (Supporting Teens Achieving Real-Life Success) training’s to pregnant and parenting teens receiving welfare services. Tess also plays a vital role in coordinating the annual DWSS conference for social workers.
“As the Health Information Manger, I believe one of the best ways to reach our vision at NPHF of ‘a healthy future for Nevada communities and the people who live in them.’ is to provide education outreach opportunities to Nevadans using scientifically based, medically accurate information.” -Tess Peterson
Tess was born and raised in Arizona. She attended Arizona State University, where she received a Bachelors degree in Social Work. She is passionate about helping our communities most vulnerable populations.