James Madison University
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Herb Amato DA, ATC

Department Head

  • Office:HBS 3096
  • Phone: 540-568-6510
  • Email: amatohk@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    801 Carrier Dr.
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • D.A. - Middle Tennessee State University
  • M.S. - James Madison University
  • B.S. - West Virginia University

Teaching Area

  • Athletic Training
  • IDLS


  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • Health Sciences has BLACKOUT dates of September 15th and February 15th. You must be declared by September 15th to add HTH courses in the following Spring semester and by February 15th for the following Fall semester. There are NO exceptions.
  • JMU Summer Hours
    Monday – Thursday
    8:00 – 5:00
    Friday 8:00 – Noon
  • August 28
    First Day of Classes

Welcome from Health Sciences

PHOTO: Herb AmatoHealth is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >