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.
Aug 01, 2016 07:24 am UTC| Health
Just over 50 years ago, a highly contagious but seemingly harmless virus swept through the United States, infecting as many as 12.5 million people. In both adults and children, the virus presented as a mild illness, but...