Jennifer Scott

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

Dr. Perkins has over twenty years of experience as a public health practitioner, working with non-profit organizations at the local and national level, as well as governmental health agencies. She is a Certified Sexuality Educator and Certified Health Education Specialist. She remains active in the American Public Health Association, the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality and the American Assocaition of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists. She received her Ph.D. in Health Studies/Community Health from Texas Woman's University in 2004. She received both her MPH and BS from Indiana University. She joined the Walden team in 2009, and currently serves as an Associate Dean of Public Health Practice and Continuing Education. She also holds a certificate in Sexuality Counseling and Education from University of Michigan. Her research interests are focused on sexuality and reproductive health specific to adolescents and women.

Courses Taught

PUBH 6638 - Practicum I: Field Experience in Public Health

PUBH 6639 - Practicum II: Field Experience in Public Health

PUBH 8990 - Applied Practice Experience


PhD, Texas Woman's University

Master of Public Health, Indiana University

Certificate in Sexuality Counseling and Sexuality Education, University of Michigan

Public Service

Annual Meeting Trustee, Other - Washington,