Heather Shattuck-Heidorn

Doctoral student, researcher, and proud mom

Heather Shattuck-Heidorn

Heather graduated with a degree in Geography-Anthropology in 2009 and she is currently working on her PhD in Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. Her research is focused on understanding diversity in immune functions through working with populations who have experienced different pathogen environments. She is also interested in how sex and gender have been understood in evolutionary biology, as well as ethical practice in biological anthropology. Heather and her husband live in Massachusetts with their young son, and she often daydreams of moving back to Portland one day.


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Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)

Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)

New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes(Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).

Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).

Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).

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