National Mentoring Network (MNET) Mentor Profiles
Harry Heiman, MD, MPH
Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine
Research Interests: health policy, health disparities and health equity, health system transformation—particularly related to primary care, and integrating/bridging social determinants of health and community health into health care delivery systems.
Harry Heiman is director of the Division of Health Policy at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, with over twenty years of clinical practice experience prior to joining the Morehouse School of Medicine in 2009. From September 2012 to August 2013, Dr. Heiman 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. 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. He is also past board chair of Georgians for a Healthy Future, a state-wide consumer health advocacy organization.