About Vu-An Foster
Vu-An Foster studied at William Paterson University where she received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Public Health. She came to Rutgers’s School of Public Health to complete a Master of Public Health Degree.
After experiencing two second trimester losses, Vu-An became very interested in Maternal Health and concentrated her graduate studies in Maternal Child Health. She is also a Peer Preconception Educator and provides preconception counseling in the community. She serves on the legislative, medical, and events committee for Star Legacy Foundation, an organization dedicated to stillborn education, research, and awareness. She also serves a member of Regional Perinatal Bereavement Committee for the Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey. She founded Life After 2 Losses which is near and dear to her heart professionally, academically, and personally. She uses all forms of social media to document her journey as a Mom after 2 preventable pregnancy losses due to having an incompetent cervix. Her mission is to inform, empower, and advocate for other moms to prevent them from suffering similar losses. She also attends Maternal Child Health conferences and events throughout the country as she is a Public Health Professional committed to making a difference and improving Maternal & Child Health outcomes.
Outside of school, Vu-An works at Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey (PP
MNJ) where she is the Executive Assistant to the President & CEO/ Office Manager. She demonstrates leadership qualities, and a comprehensive background in planning and executing strategies designed to make an organization successful. She is also known for her bubbly and energetic personality. She is always willing to go above and beyond to help a colleague in need.
Vu-An has also worked for Atlantic Health System which is “Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For” at Morristown Medical Center’s Emergency Department and Maternal Fetal Medicine as well as University Hospital. She offers outstanding experience in diverse medical environments. She also has experienced in medical terminology and operating room/clinical environments. Lastly, she has been recognized for taking initiative, for being reliable, responsible, and providing a high level of professionalism.