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 decided to focus her graduate studies in Maternal Child Health. She is also a Peer Preconception Educator and provides preconception counseling in the community. She serves as a committee member for the legislative, medical, and events for Star Legacy Foundation, an organization dedicated to stillborn education, research, and awareness. She also serves as a committee member of the Regional Perinatal Bereavement with the Partnership of Northern New Jersey and as a Board Member for APHA Black Caucus Health Workers.
She founded Life After 2 Losses, which is near and dear to her heart academically, professionally, and personally. As the founder, she 1) uses all forms of social media to document her journey as a Mom after two preventable pregnancy losses, 2) uses her personal story to spread awareness about incompetent cervix diagnosis and pregnancy loss to prevent other women and family from suffering similar losses, 3) provides preconception education and educate women and families on the different treatment options for an incompetent cervix 4) attends Maternal Child Health conferences and events throughout the country and 5) provides advocacy through education. Outside of school and work, Vu-An enjoys horseback riding, trips fo the dog park with her two Yorkies, and spending quality time with family.