Brandi Niemeier

Assistant Professor, Health Promotion

Brandi Niemeier

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 Dr. Brandi Niemeier currently serves as assistant professor in health promotion at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  Her research interests lie in the areas of communiy health and health behavior.  Dr. Niemeier is currently studying influences that contribute to lifestyle patterns that lead to chronic diseases, specifically, influences on the development of sedentary lifestyle patterns, poor dietary habits, and perceptions about tobacco use.

In addition to research activities, Dr. Niemeier enjoys teaching and sharing with students at UW-Whitewater, and she is active in two local health promotion coalitions: Working for Whitewater’s Wellness, or “W-3″; and, Jefferson County Healthy Communities Coalition.

Dr. Niemeier is originally from North Mississippi, completed her undergraduate degree in Memphis, Tennessee, and she earned the MBA from Ole Miss. She later earned her Ph.D. in Human Develpment from North Dakota State University, where she began her study of health behavior development.

She has since published in national and international journals and has led presentations at local, regional, national, and international conferences and meetings. Her primary research goal is to inform the improvement and advancement of health promotion initiatives.