Harry J Heiman is Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Health Management and Policy at the Georgia State University (GSU) School of Public Health. Prior to joining GSU, he directed the Division of Health Policy at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine, where he was also Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, with over twenty years of clinical practice experience.
Dr. Heiman received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and his master’s in public health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. From September 2012 to August 2013, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health policy fellow in Washington, D.C. and served on committee staff for the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives under Ranking Member Henry Waxman.
Dr. Heiman’s areas of interest and expertise include health policy, health equity, health-in-all-policies, and health system transformation. In July 2014, he was appointed to the Southeastern Health Equity Council, one of ten regional health equity councils in the U.S. formed as part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities.