Public Health Foundation
1300 L Street, NW
implementation and management.
Extensive experience in community outreach and relations, organizing, and mobilizing both traditional and non-traditional communities across the United States. Excellent advocacy skills and coordination of innovative advocacy initiatives.
Exceptional facilitation and training skills as demonstrated in the role of presenter, teacher/trainer at various public health events to include: chronic disease meetings/workshops/conferences, legislative hearings and briefings, and LMS training sessions.
Demonstrated expertise in developing, implementing and analyzing surveys and evaluations.
Exceptional management and administrative skills. Has directed the day-to-day operations of organizations, programs and projects.
TRAIN Director, Public Health Foundation, 2006 to Present.
Executive Director, ALTARATIONS, Inc., 2005-2006.
Director of State and Community Relations, Trust for America’s Health, 2001 – 2004.
Administrative Manager, The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 1989 – 2001.
Participation on Advisory Panels and Committees
2000 – 2001, Member, Research Triangle Institute, External Advisory Committee – Community Capacity for Improving Population Health – Design and Feasibility Study
Peer Review Activities
2005, Trust for America’s Health, Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Mini-grant Program,
2002, Introduction of legislation supporting Nationwide Health Tracking Network for Chronic Disease
Banks, L and Dillingham, A, “You, Too, Can Be An Effective Health Advocate: Make a Difference in
5 Easy Steps” – 7/03
Presented at numerous scientific meetings and national conferences