Dr. Brandon M Eggleston

School of Health and Human Services
Community Health

Dr. Brandon Eggleston is currently a professor of public health and is the interim MPH program director. He currently teaches courses in theories of health behavior, global health promotion, capstone, and health promotion. Dr. Eggleston studied biology at Taylor University and later earned both his master’s and doctoral degrees in public health/health behavior from Indiana University. He has been a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) since 2013 and certified in public health since 2013. 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 a registered yoga teacher (RYT-200), and has taught yoga since 2009. Dr. Eggleston is also involved with international universities, and has had 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
Workbooks/Textbooks Published:

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

Book Chapter:

Piane, G. & Eggleston, B. (2016). Complementary & Alternative Medicine in West Asia.In Helda Pinzon-Perez & Miguel A. Perez (Eds.), Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health: A Multicultural Perspective (pp TBA). San Francisco, CA; Jossey-Bass.

Articles Peer-Reviewed:

Mace C.J., Eggleston B. (2016, in press). The Risks and Benefits of Hot Yoga. International Journal of Yoga Therapy.

Eggleston B., Estrin J., & Scarafone J. (2016). Secondary Data Analysis: Evaluation of Youth Yoga Program. ARC Journal of Public Health, 1 (1).

Polsgrove M.J., Eggleston B. (2016, Jan). Impact of 10 weeks of Yoga Practice on Flexibility and Balance of College Athletes. International Journal of Yoga, 9, 27, 34.

Cramer H., Pohkrel B., Fester C., Meier B., Gass F., Lauche R., Eggleston B., Walz M., Michalsen A., Kunz R., Dobos G., & Langhorst J. (2015, July). A randomized controlled bicenter trial of yoga for patients with colorectal cancer. PsychoOncology, 1-9.

Eggleston, B. (2015, July). Yoga and Children: Building the evidence. International Journal of Health, Wellness, and Society  (3), 1-7.

Wilson A., Ehlman M., Dugger R., Eggleston B. (2015, June). Implementation Science in Nursing Homes: A Case Study of the Integration of Bladder Ultrasound Scanners. Annals of Long Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging 23 6), 21-26.

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 61 (5).

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.

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School of Health and Human Services