Faculty

Biography

Gina Brandenburg joined the Department of Sport Management, Wellness, and Physical Education in the fall of 2016 as a part time instructor. She retired from her full time position as Program Manager for Tanner Health System's Get Healthy Live Well initiative in July 2017 and began as a full time instructor in the fall semester of 2017. Ms. Brandenburg is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), a Certified Wellness Practitioner (CWP) and has completed the following health and wellness certifications/specialized training:

  • Share Our Strength - Cooking Matters Instructor and Master Trainer
  • National Diabetes Prevention Program - Certified Lifestyle Coach
  • Los Angeles Children’s Hospital - Certified Kids N Fitness Coach
  • Stanford Patient Education - Certified facilitator and Master Trainer for Chronic Disease Self-Management program
  • Stanford Patient Education - Certified facilitator and Master Trainer for Diabetes Self-Management program
  • Welcoa – Seven Benchmarks Worksite Wellness Certifications, Beginning and Advanced
  • Welcoa - Walking 4 Wellness
  • Spencer Institute - Certified Sleep Science Coach

In her spare time, Ms. Brandenburg enjoys bicycling, fitness walking, travel, photography, cooking, and spending time with family.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 1983
  • M.S., Health Science, California State University, Long Beach, 1993
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • XIDS-2002 (WDYKA GetHealthyLivingWell) Section: LCX
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: LX2
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: LXX
    • CMWL-3220 (Prnc & Fnd Hlth Prmtn, Ed, Eva) Section: 01
    • CMWL-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4101 (Worksite Wellness Programs) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4102 (Serv Learn in Hlth & Comm Well) Section: 01

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: E01
    • PHED-3220 (Princip & Foundat Health Promo) Section: E01
    • READ-4285 (Health & Literacy in Belize) Section: 01S

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • PWLA-1697 (Walk/Jog) Section: 01
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 01
    • PHED-3220 (Health Prom, Ed, and Prog Eval) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4101 (Worksite Wellness Programs) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4102 (Serv Learn in Hlth & Comm Well) Section: 01

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • XIDS-2002 (WDYKA GetHealthyLivingWell) Section: LCX
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: LXX
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: L2X
    • PHED-3220 (Health Prom, Ed, and Prog Eval) Section: 01
    • PHED-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4101 (Worksite Wellness Programs) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4102 (Serv Learn in Hlth & Comm Well) Section: 01

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: E01
    • PHED-2685 (Health, Wellness, & Society) Section: E01
    • PHED-4501 (Contemporary Health Issues) Section: E01

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • PWLA-1697 (Walk/Jog) Section: 01
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 01
    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 02
    • PHED-3220 (Health Prom, Ed, and Prog Eval) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4101 (Worksite Wellness Programs) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4102 (Serv Learn in Hlth & Comm Well) Section: 01

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 01
    • PHED-3220 (Health Prom, Ed, and Prog Eval) Section: 01
    • PHED-3240 (Cur Iss/Trend in Fit/Well Lead) Section: 01
    • CMWL-4102 (Serv Learn in Hlth & Comm Well) Section: 01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • CMWL-2100 (Intro to Health & Comm Well) Section: 01
    • PHED-4685 (Worksite Wellness Programs) Section: 03

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • PHED-3220 (Health Prom, Ed, and Prog Eval) Section: 01