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Heather M. Butts ’94

Heather Butts

Heather Butts is an Integration of Science and Practice (ISP) instructor and faculty adviser of the part-time Health Policy and Management students at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she teaches bioethics and public health law. She also serves as an adjunct professor in health law and bioethics at Saint John’s University School of Law.

She is the co-founder of H.E.A.L.T.H. for Youths, Inc., which focuses on college readiness, service learning and health for young adults (the acronym stands for Health, Education, Academic, Life-skills, Training and Help). She is a board member of the non-profit Northside Center for Child Development. She is the founder of the online training and education company L.E.A.R.N. for Life Consulting, LLC, which provides education in a holistic manner that incorporates exercise, life-skills, healthy living, community service and a spirit of overall life improvement. She also counsels high school students on college readiness.

 

Events

Alumni Author Book Fair

Saturday, October 5

Drop-in fair highlighting published Black alumni and select faculty authors.

Aasha M. Abdill *15, Fathering from the Margins
Rahman Beckwith ’03, A Gift of Joy– 365 Love Poems for a Year of Spiritual Ecstasy
Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology
Heather M. Butts ’94African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era
Chris Chambers ’82, The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir
Mario Depeine, Sr. ’85, Immanuel’s Bride and the Holy Spirit, Building a Whole New World
Tod G. Hamilton, Immigration and the Remaking of Black America
Ladee Hubbard ’93, The Talented Ribkins
Daryl Inniss ’83, Silicon Photonics: Fueling the Next Information Revolution
Lolita Buckner Inniss ’83, The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson
Franne McNeal ’82, Significant! From Frustrated to FranneTastic: Inspirational Stories for the Entrepreneurial Woman
Alexis Okeowo ’06, A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
Andre Perry ’00, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now
Imani Perry, Breathe: A Letter to My Sons
Sarah Valentine *07, When I Was White: A Memoir
Wilton L. Virgo ’00, Quantum Mechanics in Everyday Life
Barbara Wallace ’80, Making Mandated Addiction Treatment Work
Brigitte White ’00, All-American, Making the Cut


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Events

Roundtable Discussions

Saturday, October 5

Moderated informal discussions on topics regarding family, career, and identity.

  • Caring for an Aging Parent
    Heather M. Butts ’94, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Honors College, LIU Post, Cofounder HEALTH for Youths and Lecturer at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and St. John’s School of Law
    Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room A (Lower Level)
  • Engineering: The Chameleon Degree
    with Jameelah Muhammad Ingram ’04, Lead Structural Engineer, WSP USA
    Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room C (Lower Level)
  • Identity and Intersectionality
    with Dasheeda Dawson ’00, CEO & Author, The WeedHead™ & Company
    Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
  • K-12 Education: Challenges and Opportunities
    Janella T. Hinds ’93, Vice President for Academic High Schools, United Federation of Teachers and Kevin C. Hudson ’97, Assistant Director for College Opportunity, Princeton University
    Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room B  (Lower Level)

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