Heather A. McCabe

Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Social Work
Adjunct Professor, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Phone: (317) 274-8376
E-Mail: hamccabe@iupui.edu

Education

B.A., 1993, Indiana University-Bloomington
M.S.W., 1996, Indiana University School of Social Work-Indianapolis
J.D., 2003, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Courses

Law and Public Health

Bio

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.

Publications

Books and Chapters

  • McCabe, H.A. (2013). Campus Health Issues. In C. Baker & P. Salkin (Eds.) Town and Gown: Effective Legal Strategies Promoting Cooperation between Institutions of Higher Education and Their Host Municipalities. American Bar Association Press.
  • McCabe, H. (2011). Perspectives on disability. In C. Jumpper-Black & K. Khaja (Eds.), Seeing Different Views of the Elephant: Exercises in Appreciating Diversity (pp. 7). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
  • Kinney, E.D., McCabe, H.A. & Hall, R. (2010). Hays v. Sebelius., In J. Reiss (Ed.) Top 20 Food and Drug Cases, 2009 & Cases to Watch. Food and Drug Law Institute.
  • McCabe, H.A. & Kinney, E.D.(2009). Health Care Funding. In Shweder, Bidell, Dailey, Dixon, Miller & Modell (Eds.) The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion. University of Chicago Press.

Law Review and Journal Articles

  • *Neely-Barnes, S.L. , McCabe, H.A., & Barnes, C.P. (in press). Seven Rules to Live By: Accommodations in Social Work Education and Field. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation.
  • *McCabe, H.A. (in press). The Final Rule on Essential Health Benefits: Another Opportunity for Social Work Advocacy in Health Reform, Health and Social Work.
  • *Wright, E.R., McCabe, H.A., & Kooreman, H.E. (2012). Institutional Capacity to Respond to the Ethical Challenges of Patient Sexual Expression in State Psychiatric Hospitals in the United States, Journal of Ethics in Mental Health, 7:1.
  • *McCabe, H.A. & Kinney, E.D. (2010). Editorial: Medical Legal Partnerships: A Key Strategy for Addressing Social Determinants of Health, 25 Supplement 2 Journal of General Internal Medicine 200.
  • *Kinney,E.D., McCabe, H.A., Gilbert, A. & Shishler, J. (2009). Altered Standards of Care for Health Care Providers in the Pandemic Influenza, 6 Indiana Health Law Review 1.
  • *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.



 *Refereed