Keck School Faculty

Heather Elaine Needham, MD
Heather Elaine Needham, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Practitioner)
Family Medicine
1031 W. 34th Street University Park Campus Los Angeles
Heather Needham, MD, MPH is board certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine returned to her alma mater in November 2018 to join USC Student Health’s team of primary care physicians.

Needham, who earned her medical degree at Keck School of Medicine of USC, returns to Los Angeles after practicing adolescent and young adult medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital and serving as assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.

She also earned her Master of Public Health with an emphasis on health education and health promotion from the University of Texas. She cares deeply about creating a safe, confidential space for her patients and helping young people manage health and life issues as they transition into adulthood.

Relationship between health literacy, reading comprehension, and risk for sexually transmitted infections in young women J Adolesc Health. 2010 May; 46(5):506-8. . View in PubMed

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