National University




Dr. Brandon M Eggleston

Dr. Brandon M Eggleston
Associate Professor
National University
beggleston@nu.edu
858/309-3428

Dr. Brandon Eggleston is currently an associate professor of Public Health and is currently teaching courses in theories of health behavior, global health promotion, stress management, and other courses in health promotion. Dr. Eggleston studied biology at Taylor University and later earned both his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Public Health/Health Behavior from Indiana University. He has been a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) since 2008. His research agenda focuses on identifying the determinants and outcomes of mindfulness-based activities such as yoga and meditation. He has also consulted on several research studies as a statistician and published works through various interprofessional collaborations. He is also a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) and has taught yoga since 2009. Dr. Eggleston is also interested in with international universities and has professional experience teaching in Germany since 2009. He is currently exploring new opportunities for National University to expand its internationalization plan, which includes increasing study abroad programs for National University students. Namaste.
 

Selected Publications

Eggleston B. (2013). Yoga for Children. American Public Health Association’s Alternative & Complementary Health Practices Newsletter, Winter 2013 issue.
http://action.apha.org/site/DocServer/Edited_ACHP.pdf?docID=4641

Polsgrove, M., Eggleston, B. (2013). Impact of Yoga on Flexibility and Balance on
College Athletes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 45:5 Supplement.

Thompson, A., Price, J., Dake, J., Teeple, K., Bassler, S., Khubchandani, J., Kerr, D.,Fisher, J., Rickard, M., Oden, L., Aduruja, A., Lyde, A., Phillips, K., Adeyanjy, M., Eggleston, B., et. al. (2013). Student Perceptions and Practices Regarding Carrying Concealed Handguns on University Campuses. American Journal of College
Health.

Berridge, G, Goebel, V, & Eggleston, B. (2012). An Urban Experience: Perceptions of pre-service teachers in an inner city charter school. Journal of Cooperative Education
and Internships, 46 (1), 4-14.

Ehlman M, Wilson A, Dugger R, Eggleston B, Coudret N, Mathis S. (2012). Nursing Home Staff Members’ Attitudes and Knowledge about Urinary Incontinence: The impact of technology and training. Urologic Nursing, 32 (4), 205-213.

Eggleston, B. (2012). Biostatistics. Kendall-Hill Publishing: Des Moines, IA.

Swenty C. & Eggleston B. (2011, September). The evaluation of simulation in a baccalaureate nursing program clinical simulation in nursing. Journal of Clinical
Simulation in Nursing.

Eggleston B., Middlestadt SE, Lindeman, A., McCormick, B., & Koceja, D. (2011). Attending yoga classes. International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society, 1(1), 37 48.

Eggleston B, Polsgrove M. (2011). Yoga for Athletes. American Public Health Association’s Alternative & Complementary Health Practices Newsletter, Fall 2011 issue. http://www.apha.org/membergroups/newsletters/spignewsletters/alternat/fall11/default.htm#{5465806B-7DE2-4643-A2E4-7CBB23F62860}

Eggleston, B, Rankhorn, K. (2011). The Benefits of Yoga for Teens. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Supplement Edition for 2011 Symposium for Yoga Therapy and Research.

Eggleston, B, Polsgrove, M. (2011). The Benefits of Yoga for Male College Athletes. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Supplement Edition for 2011 Symposium for
Yoga Research.

Ehlman M, Eggleston B. (2011). A wellness intervention for seniors. Wellness Management, Winter 2011 issue.

Eggleston B. (2010). Yoganna Love It: Reasons to Practice Yoga. Wellness Management, Spring 2010 issue: 3-4.

Eggleston B. (2010). Worksite Wellness Yoga. American Public Health Association’s Alternative & Complementary Health Practices Newsletter, Fall 2010 issue.

Polsgrove M, Eggleston B.(2010). A qualitative exploration of perceptions of yoga as an athletic training activity for college men’s soccer and baseball players.
International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Supplement Edition for 2010 Symposium
for Yoga Research.

Ehlman, MC, Coudret, N., Dugger, R, Eggleston B, Mathis, S, & Wilson, A. (2010). Assessing the Benefits of Bladder Ultrasound Scanners in Nursing Homes: The Impact on Quality of Life [Abstract]. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(4, S1-S280), S70.

Eggleston B., Middlestadt SE, Lindeman, A., McCormick, B., & Koceja, D. (2009). Yoga’s therapeutic value. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Supplement Edition for 2009 Symposium for Yoga Therapy and Research.

Eggleston B. & Middlestadt SE. (2007). A Qualitative Inquiry into the Regularity
of Yoga Class Attendance. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Supplement Edition for2007 Symposium for Yoga Therapy and Research.
 

Education

Doctoral:
2009, Indiana University-Bloomington
Ph.D. Health Behavior


Graduate:
2004, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
MPH-Behavioral Health Science


Undergraduate:
2000, Taylor University
B.S. Biology