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





Welcome from Health Sciences

PHOTO: Andrew PeacheyHealth Sciences includes multiple disciplines that may impact the health of individuals, communities, and beyond. Given the current and future global demand for well-trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. More >