Ms. Leigh Greene

Leigh is currently the Director of Community Health for Mercy Health Youngstown, beginning her journey with the ministry May 31, 2021. Leigh graduated in 2020 with her master’s in social services administration with the concentration: Community Practice for Social Change from Case Western Reserve University.

Prior to her position with Mercy Health, she was the director of the Youngstown Office on Minority Health for the Youngstown City Health District. Her role in the position was to inform, educate and empower the minority populations to take a more preventative and proactive role in their health. She is the co-chair to the Greater Youngstown Community Dialogue on Racism (GYCDOR).

To her credit she co-produced with members from GYCDOR and MY Baby’s 1st the video “Dads Do Matter” (that can be found on YouTube). The video project specifically targets at risk fathers, by providing education and real-life experiences of young fathers. Leigh was a navigator for Access Health Mahoning Valley enrolling individuals without insurance into the ACA. For 18 years she worked as the Social Service Director for a skilled nursing facility.

Leigh is currently a board member of the Western Reserve Foundation, Healthy Community Partnership, as well as being involved in equity and maternal coalitions. Leigh is member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Youngstown Alumnae Chapter and the National Association of Social Work. She is a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. Her joy is that she is the mother of two adult sons David and Desmond.

Her passion is to enhance the work of the office, concentrating her efforts on health equity, removing barriers to access care, and improving social determinates as it relates to quality of life for residents living in Youngstown and surrounding areas.