College of Health Sciences
Dr. Wiginton’s teaching career spans 25 years, with 20 on faculty in the Department of Health Studies at TWU and eight as a Contributing Faculty for Walden University. As an associate professor, she has taught a variety of skill-based and content based health education courses, with primary emphasis on Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, and Health Advocacy & Leadership. She teaches undergraduate courses for Walden, including Principles of Epidemiology and Introduction to Research Methods and Analysis. Dr. Wiginton served in the Army Reserves as an Environmental Sciences Officer and received the Army Commendation Medal in 2002. She has served as chair for over 40 completed dissertation studies and has published several articles and presents at national conferences, including the annual American Public Health Association and Society for Public Health Education conferences. She also serves on several editorial review boards, including Health Education & Behavior, Journal of School Health, and Lupus.