Andrea M. Brace, PhD, CHES®

Associate Professor, Health Education and Promotion Program Coordinator

Andrea M. Brace, PhD, CHES®

Contact Info

Phone:
Office:
Linthicum Hall, Room 101G

Education

BA, University of Delaware
BS, Mississippi State University
MS, Mississippi State University
PhD, Health Promotion and Behavior, University of Georgia

Areas of Expertise

Healthy eating behaviors among college students
Stealth Interventions
GIS Mapping
Worksite Health Promotion

Publications

Brace, A.M.Moore, T.W., & Matthews, T.L. (2020). The relationship between food deserts, farmers’ markets, and food assistance programs in Hawaii census tracts. Hawai’i Journal of Health and Social Welfare, 79(2), 4-9. https://hawaiijournalhealth.org/past_issues/hjhsw7902_0036.pdf

Gbenro, M., Brace, A.M., & Matthews, T.L. (2019). The relationship between food deserts, farmers’ markets, and food assistance programs in Delaware census tracts. Delaware Journal of Public Health, 5(5), 16-26. https://delamed.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Delaware-Journal-of-Public-Health-Health-Policy.pdf

Brace, A.M., Finkelstein, B., & De Andrade, F.C.  (2018). Assessing the effectiveness of nutrition interventions implemented among US college students to promote healthy behaviors: A systematic review.  Nutrition and Health, 23(3), 171-181. https://doi.org/10.1177/0260106018785528  

Brace, A.M., Braunstein, N.S., Finkelstein, B., & Beall, D. (2017).  Increasing community healthy food access and sustainability in an urban food desert. Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 7(4), 17-30.  https://doi.org/10.18848/2160-1933/CGP/v07i04/17-30

Brace, A.M., Matthews, T.L., Finkelstein, B., & Beall, D. (2016). The relationship between food deserts, farmers’ markets and food assistance in Georgia census tracts.  Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association, 5(3), 250-258.

Rimando, M., Brace, A.M., Namageyo-Funa, A., Christiana, R.W., Fowles, T.L., Latham-Davis, T., Martinez, L.M., & Sealey, D. (2015). Qualitative and quantitative data collection challenges and recommendations for early career researchers. The Qualitative Report, 20(12), 2025-2036.

Brace, A.M., Finkelstein, B., & Sealey, D. (2015). Evaluating the effectiveness of creating digital stories in a college classroom to promote a healthy food system. Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 6(1), 15-26.

Brace, A.M., Padilla, H., Wilson, M., DeJoy, D., Vandenberg, R., & Davis, M. (2015). Applying RE-AIM to the evaluation of FUEL Your Life: A worksite translation of DPP. Health Promotion Practice, 16(1), 28-35. doi: 10.1177/1524839914539329  

Namageyo-Funa, A., Rimando, M., Brace, A.M., Christiana, R.W., Fowles, T.L., Latham-Davis, T., Martinez, L.M., & Sealey, D. (2014). Recruitment in qualitative public health research: Lessons learned during dissertation sample recruitment. The Qualitative Report, 19(1), 1-17.

Wilson, M.G., & Brace, A.M. (2013). Weight Management in US Occupational Settings. In Oxford Bibliographies in Public Health. Ed. David McQueen. New York: Oxford University Press.

Courses 

 Undergaduate

 NUMBER  TITLE
HLTH 101 Wellness for a Diverse Society
HTLH 222 Foundations of Health Education and Behavior
HLTH 310 Introduction to Public Health
HLTH 350 Urban Food Systems*
HLTH 402 Health Communication
HLTH 451 Environmental Health*
HTLH 494 Health, Travel and Study (Study Abroad)*

Graduate

NUMBER TITLE
HTLH 502 Health Communication
HLTH 551 Environmental Health*
HLTH 594 Health, Travel and Study (Study Abroad)*
HTLH 615 Qualitative and Quantitative Elements
HTLH 625 Research Methods
HLTH 649 Program Evaluation*

*Service Learning Courses