Sloane Burke

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
B.S. Health Studies

Dr. Sloane Burke holds a Ph.D. in Health Studies from Texas Woman’s University, is a Master prepared Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), and is a Public Health Fellow from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Sloane has close to 20 years of teaching experience in higher education and 10 years experience in the health-based nonprofit field. She has over 2 million dollars in funded federally funded grants including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She has worked with agencies such as the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, American Cancer Society, and the American Red Cross. Sloane has published professional journal articles on Latinx health, women’s health, health disparities, and instructional technology, and was a contributing author for a recent textbook (2019) on gender-based violence. She is proud to share she has enjoyed a rewarding teaching career with Walden for over 10 years.

Courses Taught

HLTH 2110 - Behavioral and Cultural Issues

HLTH 3115 - Public and Global Health


PhD, Texas Women's University

MS, University of North Texas

Awards / Honors

Fellow, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2009


Early, J., Armstrong, S. N., Burke, S., Thompson, D. L. (2011). US female college students’ breast health knowledge, attitudes, and determinants of screening practices: new implications for health education. Journal of American college health