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Heba Athar

Contributing Faculty

College of Health Sciences and Public Policy

Degree Program Ph.D. Public Health

I am a medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At the agency my areas of focus has been health disparities, health equity, community health, and population health. My medical background is in the area of preventive medicine, and my public health background is in health policy and administration, and public health informatics and medical informatics.

Courses Taught

PUBH 8031 - Public Health Administration and Leadership


BS, University of Georgia

MD, St. Christopher's College of Medicine

Masters of Public Health, University of Illinois

Public Service

Apna Ghar Domestic Violence Shelter , Member

Care and Share International (HIV/AIDS), Member

Metropolitan Asian Family Services, Member

Awards / Honors

5- Year Service Award, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2017