Heather Butts, JD, MPH, Co-Director of LIU’s Honors College on the Post Campus, published her second book, entitled Healing Civil War Veterans in New York and Washington, D.C. Using her erudite knowledge in the field, Butts chronicles those who fought, healed and suffered from PTSD long after the end of the Civil War. The book examines key figures from the era, including Frederick Douglass, Medal of Honor winner Mary Edwards Walker, Clara Barton and others who were instrumental in supporting healthcare for soldiers and medical workers. Butts’ first book, African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era, was published in 2014.