Dr. Jessica Walter

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Current Appointment
Assistant Professor, Division of Management
Director, Division of Management

B.S., Psychology, University of Oregon
M.A., Psychology, University of Colorado
Ed.D., Organizational Leadership & Change, University of Southern California

Jessica is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Division of Management at Oregon Health & Science University. Jessica has more than twenty years of experience in student development, higher education management, and teaching. Originally trained as a behavior change researcher, she approaches leadership as a quest for continuous improvement, bringing together teams to create purpose-driven cultures of excellence.

She joined the Division of Management in 2011. Within the graduate programs, she teaches graduate courses, develops and offers professional and career development workshops, and directs the capstone program. She collaborates with local and international organizations to create customized executive education and offers organizational assessments and meeting facilitation. Her administrative duties include overseeing Division operations, strategy, and finance. She supervises staff and adjunct faculty, leads student services and enrollment management, and facilitates the assurance of learning processes. She serves as a new manager mentor and conflict coach for the University.


MGT 522 Influencing Change

MGT 530 Business Strategy in Healthcare

MGT 554 Capstone

MGT 564 Strategic Planning in Healthcare

MGT 569 Marketing & Strategic Communications

MGT 592 Strategic Communications