Heather graduated with a degree in Geography-Anthropology in 2009 and she has recently earned 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. She has conducted both international and domestic research projects focused on understanding human health and biology. Heather and her family live in Portland and she currently works as the Maine State Refugee Health Coordinator.
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