James Madison University
PHOTO: Laura K. Merrell

Dr. Laura K. Merrell

Asistant Professor

  • Office: HBS 2062
  • Phone: 540-568-4167
  • Email: merrellk@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

Education


  • Ph.D., Community and Family Health (Public Health), University of South Florida
  • M.P.H., University of South Florida
  • B.A., Political Science and Environmental Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Teaching Area


  • Epidemiology
  • Chronic Health and Disability

Research


  • Health Literacy
  • Health Behavior
  • Oral Health
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Oral Health
  • Global Health

Hobbies


  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Reading
  • Travelling
  • Team trivia

Announcements


  • 12/12/17: The department has been divided into the Department of Health Sciences and the Department of Health Professions
  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • JMU Summer Hours
    Business hours from May 6 - August 16, 2013 will be Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - noon.