Juana Ballesteros, BSN RN MPH Community Public Health Outreach Manager at Illinois Department of Public Health
Juana Ballesteros, BSN RN MPH Community Public Health Outreach Manager Illinois Department of Public Health Juana has over 15 years of experience as a public health professional, with specific expertise in health promotion program development and evaluation, community-based planning, community engagement and outreach, development of strategic relationships and collaborative partnerships with multi-sector stakeholders, coalition building, grant writing and management, fiscal planning and oversight, strategic planning, as well as health policy analysis and development.
She has a genuine interest in reversing the impact of racial and ethnic health disparities. In her current capacity with the Illinois Department of Public Health, she plans, directs and evaluates the implementation of outreach programs for each of the Offices of the Illinois Department of Public Health as well as review and recommends positions on related State and Federal legislation.
Juana received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (1999) and Master in Public Health (2005) both from the University of Illinois at Chicago.