Venus Henriques

Mrs. Venus Henriques

Project Coordinator

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Venus Henriques serves as the project coordinator for the SAMHSA suicide prevention grant. Prior to this position, she served as the program coordinator for the Office of Oral Health at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She also worked as an academic advisor for the University of Maryland University College, Undergraduate School and as an academic program specialist for the University of Maryland School of Medicine, graduate and Ph.D. programs in genetic counseling. Throughout her professional career, she has collaborated and worked directly with students, faculty, health professionals and community members on numerous educational and public health programs and special events. In addition to her education, she is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).


  • Master's – health science, concentration in community health education – Towson University
  • Bachelor's – biological and physical sciences – University of Houston