Lois Banks, DMin

Public Health Foundation
1300 L Street, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC
USA 20005

Biographical Sketch:
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, Grant Reviewer. Testimony 2002, Introduction of legislation supporting Nationwide Health Tracking Network for Chronic Disease Manual/Guide 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