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Deborah Milbauer, MPH, MSW

Senior Lecturer

Department of Health Sciences, Faculty

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MPH, Masters in Public Health, Boston University

MSW, Masters in Social Work, Boston University

BA, Bachelor of Arts, Boston University

Deborah Milbauer has 30 years of community-based practice experience in the field of Behavioral Public Health. Areas of focus include HIV prevention, substance use disorder, harm reduction, opioid overdose, homelessness and reproductive health. Her community non-profit work includes conducting and advising community needs assessment, program planning, implementation and evaluation, community organizing, technical assistance, strategic planning, facilitation, grant writing, event-planning, curriculum development, employee training and conference presentations. She co-led a Northeastern University Dialogue of Civilizations study-abroad program in Argentina and Chile in 2019.


  • Community and Public Health
  • American Health Care Systems
  • Society, Behavior and Health
  • Global Perspectives on Discrimination and Health

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Nominated Bouvé Distinguished Teaching Award 2019/2020(undergraduate and graduate)
  • Nominated Bouvé Distinguished Teaching Award 2020/2020 (undergraduate and graduate)

Selected Public Service

  • Partnership for a Healthy Milton
  • Milton Health Department
  • Courageous Conversations Towards Racial Justice
  • Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition
  • Milton Town Meeting Member (elected position)