Portrait of Bree Hemingway

Bree Hemingway (She/Her) is an assistant clinical professor in the School of Community & Global Health at Claremont Graduate University. She is also the associate director of the MPH program at CGU and the co-director of the DO/MPH dual degree program. Her research interests include program evaluation, health disparities, and public health workforce development.  Specifically, she is interested in improving the practice of culturally responsive program evaluation among public health professionals. She has received research support from City of Hope and Claremont Graduate University.

She studied history as an undergraduate at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In 2009, she graduated with honors and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society. Her interest in social movements in the United States introduced her to community organizing and public health. She received an MPH within a concentration in Health Promotion, Evaluation, and Education from Claremont Graduate University’s School of Community and Global Health (SCGH) and a PhD in Psychology with an emphasis in applied research and evaluation from the Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences (DBOS) at CGU. She is a member of the Delta Omega National Honor Society for public health and Psi Chi, the national psychology honor society. Prior to teaching at CGU, she taught undergraduate and graduate-level public health courses for the California State University system. She is a certified health education specialist (CHES) with 10 years of experience working in evaluation and research in nonprofit health organizations. She served as assistant director of an MPH program at Claremont Graduate University School of Community and Global Health from 2016-2022.

Hemingway’s dissertation, a mixed-methods study exploring the best practice for preparing public health students for professional practice, received a transdisciplinary dissertation award. A published article about this research can be found in Pedagogy in Health Promotion. In addition, Hemingway has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, and Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Hemingway, B.L, Douville, S.A., Fierro, L.A. (2021). A Mixed-Method Study of Evaluation Practice in Public Health. Pedagogy in Health Promotion.

Hemingway, B. L., Felicitas-Perkins, J. Q., Johnson, C. A., Osur, M., Peterson, D. V., Orr, J., Gatto, N. M. (2020). Learning through Practice: The Design and Implementation of an Advanced Integrative Practicum for DrPH Students. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. https://doi.org/10.1177/2373379920931896

Hemingway, B., Narayan, A., Arvey S. (October 2015). LIVESTRONG Fertility Training: Addressing the Needs of AYA Cancer Survivors. Evidenced-Based Oncology.

Hemingway, B. (August 2015). Top Five Things You Need to Know About Cancer and Fertility. Conquer Magazine, 1 (3).

Treiman, K.., Bann, C., Squiers, L., Hemingway, B., Arvey, S., Eargle, E., Rechis, R. (June 2015). Cancer Support Services Outside of a Clinical Settings: An Evaluation of LIVESTRONG Foundation’s Cancer Navigation Program. Journal of Oncology Navigation and Survivorship, 6 (3).

Rechis, R., Eargle,E., Arvey, S., Nutt, S., Hemingway, B. (October 2013). Sharing hope: Preserving Fertility through Partnership. Conference paper in Journal of Clinical Oncology, (31).

Palmer, P.H., Xie, B., Lee, L., Hemingway, B., Chou, C.P., Johnson, C.A. (May 2011). The China Seven Cities Study (CSCS) Consortium: Adapting Evidence-Based Prevention Science from West to East. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, 1(2). 283-286.

Monitoring & Evaluation of Global Public Health Programs
Designing and Evaluating Health Behavior Interventions
Campaigning & Community Organizing for Public Health