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Donisha Reed

Donisha Reed

Public Health Professional

Cook County, IL




Every deed brings a consequence. You can bring good on yourself or you can bring evil to yourself. You make the choice. Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it. Stay unapolegtically committed to your goals and let go of anyone who poisons your spirit.
Data collection ACE Certified Health Coach Public Health Grant writing Program Evaluation

Public Health Interventions, Health Literacy and Health Education, Access and Quality Healthcare, Physical Activity and Nutrition, Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Youth Development PERSONAL: Domesticated Animal Cruety/Pet Rescue, 5K & 10K walks/runs, Exploring new restaurants, yoga, body pump.

A combination between health policy and advocacy + community health. Public Health Consulting
Career medium 05

YMCA of Wichita Falls

Director, Health

Develops, organizes and implements Special Initiative Programs:
- Diabetes Prevention Program
- Childhood Obesity Prevention
- Livestrong at the YMCA: Exercise Program for Cancer Survivors
- Group Fitness
- Wellness Coaching

Establish relationships, partnerships, and collaborations with local hospitals, physicians and community agencies to improve health and wellness of Wichita Falls, TX.

Creates other community health initiatives and programs to serve the needs of the community.


Monroe County YMCA

Youth Wellness & Community Outreach Team Member

***Service through AmeriCorps: Improving Health Throughout Indiana***

- Planned, implemented, and evaluated "Energize", a health education childhood obesity prevention program.
- Wrote grants to support programming efforts.
- Participated in community outreach events that promoted the health and well-being of children and families.

Career medium 06
Career medium 02

Indiana University: School of Public Health

Research & Teaching Assistant

Department of Applied Health Sciences and The Center for Sexual Health Promotion.
- Assisted in breastfeeding research with a focus on African American inner-city mothers.
- Responsible for project management for two sexual health research projects.
- Performed literature reviews, data entry, and data management for research projects.


Stepping Stones

Health Coordinator

***Service through AmeriCorps: Improving Health Throughout Indiana***

- Planned and implemented nutrition education and recreational programming for at-risk teens.

Career medium 06
Career medium 06

McMillen Center for Health Education

Research Intern

- Conducted research and made recommendations for current and future programming with an emphasis on physical activity and exercise in youth and elderly populations.


Indiana University

Master of Public Health, Behavioral, Social, and Community Health

Purdue University

Bachelor of Science, Health Sciences and Public Health