Amy Helburn

Snell Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Department of Health Sciences

Office: 316 Robinson Hall
Phone: 617.373.8992

Dr. Amy Helburn is currently the Visiting Snell Assistant Clinical Professor at Northeastern University’s Bouve’ College of Health Sciences. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of public health, working in the public and private sector, for county and city health departments, non-profit organizations and universities. She has extensive experience in developing, implementing and evaluating public health initiatives pertaining to HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, domestic violence, and substance abuse. Dr. Helburn has taught several undergraduate and graduate courses over the past five years as a lecturer at Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her research interests include public policy related to socio-economic determinants of health disparities, as well as aging and disability policy. She is a skilled writer and presenter on a variety of topics and has published journal articles, policy briefs and has co-authored a book chapter, “Public Policy Options to Build Wealth for America’s Middle Class” in Shared Responsibility, Shared Risk: Governments, Markets and Social Policy in the Twenty-First Century ed. Hacker, J. and O’Leary, A. Amy holds a doctoral degree in public policy, and an MPH, in addition to a BA in Social and Cultural Anthropology.