James Madison University
PHOTO: Dr. Sarah Blackstone

Dr. Sarah Blackstone

Health Sciences

  • Office: HBS 2058
  • Phone: 540-568-5991
  • Email: blackssr@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • PhD, Community Health, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • MPH, Health Promotion, Northern Illinois University
  • BPhil, University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Area

  • Chronic Disease and Disability
  • Infectious Diseases


  • Social determinants of health
  • Health behavior
  • Global health
  • Maternal and child health


  • Fitness
  • Traveling
  • Spending time with friends and family
  • Trivia


Welcome from Health Sciences

PHOTO: Andrew PeacheyHealth Sciences includes multiple disciplines that may impact the health of individuals, communities, and beyond. Given the current and future global demand for well-trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. More >