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Heather Butts 3 14 2020.
Biographical Summary Statement, Heather M. Butts:
Heather M. Butts received her B.A. from Princeton University. She was a history major, concentrating in American and African-American Studies. She received her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, her Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University and her Master’s in Education from Columbia University’s Teachers College.
Professor Butts is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Healthcare and Public Administration at LIU Post. She is also the Co-Director of the LIU Post Honors College. In addition, has held appointments as an Adjunct Professor in Health Law and Bioethics at St. John’s School of Law and Columbia University School of Public Health.
Professor Butts is the co-founder or H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths, Inc. a nonprofit organization which focuses on college readiness and preparation. Her organization partners with 53 programs each year to help more than 4,000 students achieve their dream of going to college.
Her publications include: Alexander Thomas Augusta: Physician, Teacher and Human Rights Activist for the Journal of the National Medical Association, Federal Agencies Continue Focus on Clinical Trial Oversight (co-author) and Housing Bias and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder(co-author) and two books including African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era.