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Nicoletta Alexander

Core Faculty
Nicoletta Alexander

College of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Degree ProgramPh.D. Public Health

Nicoletta Alexander received her Ph.D. in Health Sciences with a concentration in International Health from Touro University in 2008. Dr. Alexander began as a faculty member at Walden in the School of Health Sciences in 2011. She teaches Perspectives on Health and the Developing Professional, Practicum I and Practicum II: Field Experience in Public Health at Walden University. She has also taught Essentials of Public Health, Principles of Health Communication, Program Evaluation, Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Health Policy and Politics, Sports, Nutrition and Weight Management, and Nutrition and Chronic Disease at Walden and other colleges and universities.

Professionally, Dr. Alexander has over 20 years of health-related experience in both the private sector, state government, and university setting. Immediately prior to this position with Walden, she served as the Chronic Disease Program Evaluator in the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Department of Health and served in this role for 6 years. In this position as an evaluator, she was responsible for assessing programmatic evaluation needs, identifying gaps in program evaluation survey and questionnaire design for qualitative and quantitative data collection, and logic model development. Other past experiences include working as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator for human subjects research and Contracts and Grants Administrator for a state university's Division of Sponsored Research.

Courses Taught

PUBH 6005 - Perspectives on Health and the Developing Professional

PUBH 6638 - Practicum I: Field Experience in Public Health

PUBH 6639 - Practicum II: Field Experience in Public Health

Education

BS, Florida A&M University - Tallahassee, FL United States

Master of Public Health, Florida A&M University - Tallahassee, FL United States

PhD, Touro University International

Publications

Davis, W., Alexander, N., Fufaa, G. D. (2018). Association Between Child Abuse and Hypertension in Adulthood Global Scientific Research Journal of Public Health

Presentations

Ponte, A., Alexander, N. M., Shen, J. (2017). Paths to Tier 1 genomics implementation: A survey of chronic disease directors American Public Health Association

Morris, A., Prehn, A. W., Alexander, N. M., Anderson, P. B. (2015). Comparison of the Consumer Nutrition Environment Within Chain Supermarkets Located in Low and High Income Communities Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Alexander, N. M. (2006). Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Best Practices Florida Department of Health

Alexander, N. M. (2011). Real‑World Examples of Using and Sharing Evaluation Results Florida Department of Health

Alexander, N. M. (2008). Evaluating Your Programs Florida Department of Health

Alexander, N. M. (2006). Diabetes in Women throughout the Life Stages Florida Department of Health

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