Heather A. McCabe
Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Social Work
Adjunct Professor, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Phone: (317) 274-8376
B.A., 1993, Indiana University-Bloomington
M.S.W., 1996, Indiana University School of Social Work-Indianapolis
J.D., 2003, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis
Law and Public Health
Heather McCabe practiced Social Work at Riley Hospital for Children before entering law school. After graduation, she was Executive Director of the Indiana Partnership to Prevent Violent Injury and Death, a public health research project at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Clarian Health, and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She served as the Executive Director of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health until 2009, when she joined the faculty of the Indiana University School of Social Work. Her primary areas of interest are public health law, violent injury prevention and research, and work with children with developmental disabilities and/or medical fragility.
Books and Chapters
McCabe, H. & Kinney, E.D. Health Care Funding in CHICAGO COMPANION TO THE CHILD (forthcoming 2009).
Law Review and Journal Articles
Kinney, McCabe, Gilbert & Shishler, Altered Standards of Care for Health Care Providers in the Pandemic Influenza, Indiana Health Law Review (forthcoming 2009)
*Shen, X., Hackworth J., McCabe H., Lovett L., Aumage J., O’Neil, J., Bull M. Characteristics of Suicide from 1998-2001 in a Metropolitan Area. Death Studies: 30: 859–871, 2006.
Essays and Reports
New ADA Amendment Benefits People with Disabilities and Businesses, Foddrill, M. and McCabe, H., Issue Brief, Center for Health Policy, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 2009.
National Work Group Member, Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO) Report, AT-RISK POPULATIONS AND PANDEMIC INFLUENZA: PLANNING GUIDANCE FOR STATE, TERRITORIAL, TRIBAL, AND LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, June 2008.
Indiana University Healthcare Reform Faculty Study Group, Final Report (Center for Health Policy, Indiana University School for Public and Environmental Affairs, 2008), Contributor.
Firearm Injuries in Indiana: Characteristics of Firearm Injury for Year 2005 in Marion County, IPPVID 2006 Data Report.
Firearm Injuries in Indiana: Characteristics of Firearm Injury for Year 2004 in Marion County, IPPVID 2005 Data Report
Improvements in State Foster Care System Would Aid Children with Special Needs, McCabe, H., Fox, K. Issue Brief, Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 2004.