Andrea Brace

Associate Professor of Public Health:
Chair and Director of the Masters in Public Health program
School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences



  • PUBH 6001 Foundations and Issues of Public Health
  • PUBH 6004 Fundamentals of Epidemiology
  • PUBH 6005 Principles of Environmental Health
  • PUBH 6006 Social and Behavioral Determinants of Public Health
  • PUBH 7202 Population Health Research Methods
  • PUBH 7303 Health Disparities and Cultural Issues
  • PUBH 7501 Public Health Practicum
  • PUBH 7901 Public Health Capstone


  • Food access and food equity
  • College student health
  • Place and health


  • BA, University of Delaware
  • BS, Mississippi State University
  • MS, Mississippi State University
  • PhD, The University of Georgia
  • ORISE Post-doctoral Evaluation Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Academic Profile

Andrea Brace, Ph.D., CHES, joined FDU as an Associate Professor of Public Health, serving as the new Director and Chair of the master’s in public health program. Brace earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Delaware; B.S. in Biological Sciences and MS in Health Promotion from Mississippi State University; and a Ph.D. in Health Promotion and Behavior from The University of Georgia.  Andrea was an ORISE post-doctoral Evaluation Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity. Andrea has expertise in teaching Environmental Health, Program Evaluation, Research Methods, Urban Food Systems, and Health Communication. Andrea’s research focuses on food access and food equity, college student health, as well as place and health using GIS. Andrea has extensive experience in developing and implementing study abroad programs to study public health, culture, and social medicine through a global lens.

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