CHHS Public Health Studies Graduate Obtains Highest Score on 2016 Certified Health Education Specialist National Exam

Sarah Barnes, a 2015 graduate of the College of Health and Human Services’ (CHHS) Public Health Studies Program, obtained the highest score on the Spring 2016 Certified Health Education Specialist National Exam.

The exam is a competency-based measure of the application and interpretation of the Seven Areas of Responsibility for a Health Education Specialists. It is offered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing at approximately 130 testing sites throughout the United States.

Obtaining the highest score on a national certification exam is not only a significant credit to Barnes, but it also speaks to the quality of the CHHS Public Health Studies Program.

Barnes is currently employed as a health education specialist at the Fort Meade Army Wellness Center in Fort Meade, Md.