Associate Dean for Wellness
Amaura Kemmerer is a licensed independent clinical social worker and the Associate Dean for Wellness at Northeastern University in Boston. Amaura established the Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern (OPEN) in 2008 as an evidence-based approach to alcohol and other drug prevention education and the program has grown to include sexual violence prevention and response as well as sexual health initiatives. In addition to providing direction at OPEN, Amaura oversees broad-based wellness initiatives and health and counseling services at Northeastern University. Amaura is a national speaker and trainer, providing consultation to colleges and universities on evidence-based strategies to reduce college student substance use.