Brandon Grimm, PhD, MPH

Associate Dean, Public Health Practice

Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

2018-Present, Associate Dean of Practice, UNMC, COPH
2018-Present, Associate Professor, UNMC, COPH
2012-2018, Director, Office of Public Health Practice, UNMC
2014-2018, Assistant Professor, UNMC, COPH           
2008-Present, Adjunct Instructor, University of Nebraska Omaha
2014-2015, Instructor, UNMC, COPH
2012-2014, Courtesy Instructor, UNCM, COPH
2011-2013, Co- Director, Great Plains Public Health Training Center, UNMC
2008-2012, Co-Director, Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute, UNMC
2006-2012, Manager, Public Health Practice, UMMC
2006-2012, Coordinator, Nebraska Educational Alliance for Public Health Impact
2006-2011, Coordinator, Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute, UNMC  


2013 - Doctorate of Philosophy, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, UNMC, College of Public Health
2005 - Master of Public Health, Community Health Education, University of Nebraska Omaha
2002 - Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Wayne State College


2011, Certified Trainer: Change Style Indicator (CSI), Discovery Learning, Inc.
2011, Certified Trainer: Influence Style Indicator (ISI), Discovery Learning, Inc.
2012, Certified Trainer: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), CPP Professional Services

Selected Presentations, Trainings and Facilitation Assistance

Professional Interests

Dr. Grimm is a native and proud Nebraskan, who grew up in West Point.  He has been a public health practitioner for over 15 years and is passionate and dedicated to helping assure that all Nebraskans can be healthy.   During his time at UNMC, Dr. Grimm has been instrumental in building numerous trusting and mutually beneficial relationships with community partners throughout the state, region, and nationally.  Dr. Grimm’s professional interests include workforce, leader and leadership development.  The measurement and evaluation of competency based education and training. visioning the future of public health and adolescent health and wellness.  Dr. Grimm was the co-creator of the first ever public health leadership development program in the region and also led the effort in securing funding to establish a Health Resources and Services Administration Public Health Training Center at the College of Public Health.  Dr.  Grimm’s relationships and strategic thinking have led him to be recognized as a local, regional and national resource. 

Selected Publications

Professional Affiliations

Public Health Association of Nebraska (President)
American Public Health Association
Delta Omega University of Nebraska Chapter (Past President)
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health Practice Section