Lorie Jager

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Title: Affiliate Professor

Field of Study: Health Communication

Office: 279 LSH

Phone: 616-331-8091

Email: jagerl@gvsu.edu


Professor Lorie Jager teaches undergraduate courses in both the School of Communications core, as well as her area of academic and professional interest, health communication.  Her consulting work in the pharmaceutical industry the last 14 years, as well as significant personal experiences with many facets of the medical community provides real life examples for her students.  Previous communications work experiences include significant university student services positions at a variety of colleges and universities.  Professor Jager has worked with Grand Valley’s new student orientation program for the last 10 years, and volunteers for a variety of organizations in west Michigan.


Undergraduate Communication Studies and Health Communication courses.


B.A.A. Interpersonal and Public Communications Central Michigan University; M.A. Communications, Western Michigan University