James Madison University
PHOTO: Dr. Jennifer Walsh

Dr. Jennifer Walsh

Asistant Professor

  • Office: HBS 2024
  • Phone: 540-568-6362
  • Email: walsh5jr@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • Ph.D., Food and Nutrition Sciences, University of Maine
  • M.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Maine
  • B.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Maine

Teaching Area

  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition
  • Nutrition for Wellness


  • Obesity Prevention Program Planning and Implementation
  • Food and Eating Behavior Survey Instrument Development
  • Nutrition Education and Behavior among Limited Resource Audiences
  • Food Environments and Food Security


  • Yoga
  • Family time with my husband and son
  • Cooking
  • Hiking


  • 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

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