Heather Banks


Director of Health Professions Advising in Career Development

Heather Banks, Director of Health Professions Advising, is part of the Center for Servant Leadership.  Heather serves as the advisor for students interested in entering into the health professions: medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.  Heather has been working at Gustavus in Career Development since 2004, she has had a variety of career experiences, but has developed a special interest in health and health careers.  She truly enjoys working with students interested in the health professions and helping them explore the different possibilities.  Heather believes there is something in the health field for everyone...even if you hate blood and/or needles!  

Heather and her husband, Aaron live in Saint Peter.  They have two boys that keep them very busy.   Heather enjoys spending time with family and friends, being active, watching sports (especially basketball) and cheering for the Oregon Ducks football team. 

Email:  healthprofessions@gustavus.edu


Master of Art in Physical Education: Sport Administration, University of Northern Colorado

Secondary Teaching Credential:  Social Science, California State University, Chico

Bachelor of Art in History, California State University, Chico

Course Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
NDL-268Career Exploration52016/JN, 2015/JN, 2014/JN, and 2013/JN