Gayle Walter

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Gayle Walter
Lecturer
Area:
Health Promotion
Health Studies
Specialization:
Health promotion, social determinants, public health administration, and global health issues
End Degree:
Ph.D. in Public Health
Institution:
Walden University
Office:
E122 FH
Phone:
319-384-1447
Email:

Certifications

  • American College of Sports Medicine/NSPAPH, Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Courses Taught

  • HHP:2280 Cultural Competency in Health Interventions
  • HHP:3430 Health Administration and Management
  • HHP:4030 Policy, Environmental, and Social Determinants of Health
  • HHP:4040 Health Services
  • HHP:4420 Planning and Evaluating Health Interventions

Educational/Research Interests

Alcohol use among college students and addressing determinants that lead to health disparities in marginalized populations

Publications

Boling, W., Berlin, K., Rahn, R., Vogelzang, J., & Walter, G. (2018). Institutional Review Board basics for pedagogy research. Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, 1-6.

Walter, G., Dunn, M. S., Anderson, P., & Florkowski, D. (2015). Students' drinking status and likelihood of carrying a weapon on campus. American Journal of Health Studies, 30(4),151-158.

Walter, G., Florkowski, D., Anderson, P., & Dunn, M. (2014).  The perception of safety between drinkers and non-drinkers among U.S. college students.  Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 58(1-3), 48-66.

Florkowski, D., Walter, G., Kowalczyk, J., & Anderson, P. (2013).  Protective factors and college student drinking patterns in pre and post Katrina New Orleans.  Health, 5(12), 2083-2090. dx.doi.org/10.4236/health.213.512284.

Walter, G., & Kowalczyk, J. (2012).  The effectiveness of alcohol policies in 4-year public universities. Journal of Community Health, 37(2), 520-528.  doi:10.1007/s10900-011- 9474-3.

Presentations

Oral Presentation: Incorporating Advocacy in Higher Education: Faculty and Student Perspectives.  Society for Public Health Education’s 19th Annual Advocacy Summit, October 2017

Poster Presentation: Students' drinking status and likelihood of carrying a weapon on campus.  Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health, April 2016

Think Tank: Global Health, Sustainable Development Goals, and Ethics: Teaching Health Education Leaders for the 21st Century

SOPHE 67th Annual Meeting, April 2016.  Developed in collaboration with SOPHE Global Health Communities of Practice.

Poster Presentation: Students' drinking status and likelihood of carrying a weapon on campus.  APHA 143rd Annual Meeting, November 2015

Poster Presentation: The perception of safety between drinkers and non-drinkers among U.S. college students. APHA 143rd Annual Meeting, November 2015

Poster Presentation:  Protective factors and college student drinking patterns pre- and post-Katrina New Orleans. Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health, 2014

Poster Presentation:  The effectiveness of alcohol policies in 4-year public universities. Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) 62nd Annual Meeting, 2011

Poster Promenade Roundtable Discussion:  The effectiveness of alcohol policies in 4-year public universities. Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) 62nd Annual Meeting, 2011

Poster Presentation:  The effectiveness of alcohol policies in 4-year public universities - Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health, 2011