James Madison University
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Dr. Andrew Peachey

  • Office: HBS 2058
  • Phone: 540-568-5053
  • Email: peacheaa@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • DrPH, Community Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.A., Applied Geography, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • B.S., Biology and Geology, Guilford College

Teaching Area

  • Health Research Methods
  • Epidemiology


  • Relationship between the built environment and health
  • Physical activity


  • Hiking
  • Classical Piano


  • 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 >