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SUHI Staff: Melinda Banks


Community Health Worker III

Professional Summary
Melinda Banks became a Community Health Educator with the SUHI family in April 2015, bringing with her a passion for helping the diabetic community in North and South Lawndale. Ms. Banks grew up and currently resides in the Austin community, west of North Lawndale. Melinda has extensive experience - more than 10 years - working as an administrative support professional.

Prior to joining SUHI, Melinda was a Bilingual Call Center Representative and provided quality customer service to individuals requiring door-to-door transportation. She was also a City Carrier Assistant with USPS. Melinda is a proud mother of four, a wife, a sister and a daughter of two awesome parents. She has a BA in Visual Communications, and one day hopes to bring her two passions (visual communications and public health) together to help the community.

B.A., Visual Communications, The Illinois Institute of Arts, 2006