Associate Professor, SUNY Old Westbury

Jacob Heller is an Associate Professor in the Sociology Department at SUNY Old Westbury. In 2008 he published The Vaccine Narrative with Vanderbilt University Press, where he looked at Rubella as one of four cases in American medical history. He is currently continuing his research on rumors and attitudes towards HIV/AIDS to include non-American populations, early findings of which were published in the Journal of American Public Health in January 2015.


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    Associate Professor of Sociology, SUNY Old Westbury