Judy Bentley

 

Judy Bentley is our featured Ageless- Remarkable St. Louisan of the day! 

Judy Bentley, 79, is a nurse practitioner on a mission to assure access to healthcare and social services for those who are underserved in the St. Louis Metropolitan community. Judy founded and for the past 27 years has been president and CEO of Community Health-in-Partnership Services (CHIPS). Chips is the largest free health clinic in St. Louis. The clinic, located on northside of St. Louis, is staffed by volunteer physicians, nurses and other professional and lay community members. Since CHIPS was founded, the organization has helped more than 25,000 individuals obtain wellness. Judy has been honored with numerous awards including most recently the Lifetime Achievement Award Top Ladies of Distinction (2016), The Distinguished Service and Healthcare Award from the LINKS St. Louis Chapter (2016) and the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Salute to Women and Leadership Award (2016). She also volunteers at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University Medical School.