James Madison University

Dr. Stephanie Baller

Health Studies

  • Office: HBS 3062
  • Phone: 540-568-8973
  • Email: ballersl@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • Ph.D., Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa and University of Alabama - Birmingham
  • M.S., Physical Education/Sport Administration, Seattle Pacific University
  • Post baccalaureate work in Exercise Science and Athletic Training, Western Washington University
  • B.A., Behavioral Science, A.A. Health Science, Northwest University

Teaching Area

  • Health Sciences - Research Methods & Community Health
  • Health Behavior Change


  • Physical Activity
  • Personal Values Systems and Health
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • The Intersection of Physical Place and Social Space.


  • Hiking
  • Jogging
  • Horseback Riding
  • Reading



Welcome from Health Sciences

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