College of Health Sciences
Julia A. Leischner received her PhD in Public Health with an emphasis in Epidemiology from Walden University in May 2015. She serves as a Contributing Faculty Member in the College of Health Sciences in the department of Public Health. She began serving in this role at Walden University in January 2017. Dr. Leischner currently teaches Socioecological Perspectives on Health and Environmental Health. She has also taught Epidemiology, Environmental Health, General Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Microbiology, Nutrition, Biostatistics, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Environmental Science, Yoga Philosophy & Practice, First Aid & CPR, Human Sexuality, and Medical Terminology at other colleges and universities. In addition to teaching, Dr. Leischner has previous professional experience in the industrial microbiological and environmental field. She is a certified holistic health practitioner, yoga and pilates instructor, reiki master and personal trainer, and holds a certificate in environmental risk assessment. She works to promote population health through leading and developing community and corporate health promotion programs, working with private clients, and also owns and operates a holistic wellness and fitness center. Her research interests are in complementary and alternative practices that promote holistic human health and environmental health and sustainability. She is a member of the American Public Health Association.