With over 20 years in the health care industry, Judith has impacted various disciplines, populations, and industries. She started her career in the field of psychology serving as a clinical associate for adolescent populations in Indiana and Massachusetts. She continued health studies and work in Cincinnati while obtaining her master’s in health services administration from Xavier University. In 2019, Judith earned her Doctorate in Health Services Administration with a focus on Population Health from Central Michigan University. Judith’s publication “Examining Social Determinants to Inform Community Linkages” has earned accolades such as Central Michigan University Outstanding Dissertation of the Year, entrance into European Journal of Public Health and five-star reviews on Amazon. She developed a passion for helping communities improve their health and wellness after many years of working with low-income and under resourced neighborhoods. Her work at Blue Cross and Blue Shield and now CareSource has positively influenced Members Nationwide. Her lens and experience leading and achieving outcomes for vulnerable populations such as the elderly, justice-involved, citizens with a disability, and children serve as her inner compass. In addition to her professional career, Judith serves the community diligently via her volunteer efforts as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Hamilton County, Ohio. She also combined her passions for reading and early education by founding The Third Educational Institute (TTI), a nonprofit serving multi-state communities in history and literacy alongside her Son. She recently started a Wellness blog “Listen to the Whispers”; helping people of all incomes adopt the 7 dimensions of well-being. Judith currently resides in Cincinnati with her husband Earnest, son Ernie (12), and beloved Boston Terrier Cleopatra. In her spare time, she enjoys local Arts, traveling to national historical sites, and creative journaling.