Amber Dessellier

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Amber L. Dessellier received her PhD in Public Health with a specialization in Community Health Education at Walden University. She currently serves as a Contributing Faculty member in the College of Health Sciences for the PhD in Public Health program and has worked within Walden University since 2012. Dr. Dessellier is a Certified Health Education Specialist, obtaining the CHES certification in 2015. Professionally, Dr. Dessellier has held various roles within higher education and public health with both community health and college health experience. Dr. Dessellier’s research interests include women’s health, infertility and rural health disparities.

Courses Taught

PUBH 8130 - Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations for Public Health Leaders

PUBH 8050 - Global Health and Issues in Disease Prevention


PhD, Walden University

Post-master's Certificate, Walden University

MPH, Walden University

BS, Michigan Technological University

Public Service

St. Mary's Foodbank, Volunteer - Phoenix

Tempe Parks & Recreation, Volunteer - Tempe

Arizona Amateur Hockey Association, Volunteer - Gilbert

Awards / Honors

Iron Man Award, Walden University, 2020

Noninated for: Ann Raynor Support Service Award, Walden University, 2019

Emerging Leader, Walden University, 2013


Dessellier, A., Barnett, S. L. (2020). Health literacy, availability, and the need for educational resources on infertility.

Dessellier, A. (2011). Late night alcohol free programs: Example application, guidelines, and funding rubric. . American College Health Association