Deena Karno has been a member of the CJE team for over 18 years. She received her master’s of public health with an emphasis on health education from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. She went on to receive her master’s of social work from the University of Illinois, Jane Addams College of Social Work in Chicago, Illinois. She is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Illinois. In addition, Deena in an adjunct instructor at Harper College, and currently teaches Health Technology and Informatics.