Deanna Walters

Health Promotion & Behavior
Practicum Coordinator

Curriculum Vitae

Health Promotion & Behavior


PhD, Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia, College of Public Health, 2016

Med, Professional Counseling, University of Georgia, 2008

BS, Applied Health Science, Indiana University in Bloomington, 2005

BA, Psychology, Indiana University, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Research: sexual violence in college students, alcohol and sexual violence, college male perpetrator behavior

Teaching: professional writing, health communication and social marketing, injury prevention in public health, interpersonal violence

Course Instruction

HPRB 5410W – Professional Writing for Health Promotion and Behavior

HPRB 3480S – Practicum in Health Promotion and Services

HPRB 3750 – Foundations of Injury Prevention

HPRB 5310 – Introduction to Health Communication

Research Interests

Interpersonal violence including dating violence and sexual violence, with particular interest in perpetrator behaviors and risk factors

Emotional and psychological trauma, particularly as it relates to violence

Human trafficking, including sex and labor trafficking locally and throughout the state of Georgia