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Julia Halterman

POSITION: Adjunct Faculty

DEPARTMENT: Biomedicine

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | RT 101

PHONE: (540) 432-4407


Dr. Julia Halterman received her BS in Biology at Texas A&M University and her Ph.D. in Pharmacology at the University of Virginia. She additionally completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Virginia as an extension of her Ph.D. work researching cardiovascular disease. Julia currently teaches Human Gross & Microscopic Anatomy Lab, Interdisciplinary Seminar I, and Research in Biomedicine. In the past, Julia has taught other courses such as Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II, Advanced Human Physiology, Animal Form & Function, Nutrition Fundamentals, and Medical Terminology.

Dr. Halterman’s research interests include:

  • Investigating the role of diet in hypertension
  • Determining how diet influences gene expression and alters organ function
  • Using rapid qPCR to detect common viral diseases


MS, University of Virginia (Biological and Physical Sciences)
PHD, University of Virginia (Pharmacology)
BS, Texas A&M University (Biology with a minor in Business)

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