James Madison University
PHOTO: Katherine Ott Walter

Dr. Katherine Ott Walter

Health Studies

  • Office: HBS 3054
  • Phone: 540-568-8972
  • Email: ottwalmk@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • Ph.D., Health Education and Promotion, Kent State University
  • M.S., Community Health Promotion, West Virginia University
  • B.A., Psychology, Kent State University

Teaching Area

  • Substance Use/Abuse Education
  • Human Sexuality


  • Sexual consent
  • High-risk alcohol use among college students





  • 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
  • December 9-15
    Final Examinations
  • December 15-16