Heba Athar

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
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

Masters of Public Health, University of Illinois

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