Damaris joined the Eastern Shore AHEC in September, 2016. She brings extensive experience to her position working in healthcare, education and business for more than 25 years. In addition to her clinical nursing career, she served as Healthcare Continuing Education Coordinator at Chesapeake College for 15 years; and developed the curriculum and directed the Associate Degree Program in Massage Therapy at Chesapeake College for 13 years. Damaris is a Licensed Massage Therapist and has maintained a private massage therapy practice since 1998. In her role as ESAHEC’s High School Health Careers Coordinator she works in partnership with high schools and organizations on the eastern shore developing programs and learning experiences to foster, support and encourage high school students to explore careers in healthcare.