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Heather Tillewein

Heather Tillewein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Practice, B.S. Program Director

Public Health

Professional Interests:

  • LGBTQIA+ Health
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Mental Health

Heather Tillewein is a Harvard Fellow and a Fellow for the California Institute of Integral Studies. Dr. Tillewein also is the Director of Special Editions and Associate Editor for the HPHR Journal. She is serving her second term as Communication’s Chair for the LGBTQ Health Caucus for the American Public Health Association. Dr. Tillewein also serves on the executive committee and on the policy committee for the LGBTQ Health Caucus. She holds a PhD in Health Education from Southern Illinois University. Dr. Tillewein also has earned her MPH and BSHS from the University of Missouri. Currently, Dr. Tillewein also has partnered with the Kinsey Institute on several research projects. Her research focuses on health barriers among marginalized sexual identity and gender identity populations.Dr.Tillewein also focuses on sexual health and mental health in her research.