James Madison University
PHOTO:Dr. France Weaver

Dr. France Weaver

Health Services Administration
Health Studies

  • Office: HBS 2056
  • Phone: 540-568-3958
  • Email: weaverfm@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • PhD, Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MS, Economics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • BS, Economics, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

Teaching Area

  • Health Economics (HSA363)
  • Funding in Healthcare (HSA464)
  • Statistical Methods for Health Sciences Research (HTH320)


  • Health policy evaluation
  • Determinants of health care use and health insurance
  • Aging and socioeconomic inequalities


  • 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 >