Nelda Mier, PhD, MA, MDO

Nelda Mier, PhD, MA, MDO

Associate Professor/Assistant Dept. Head for McAllen Academic Operation

Health Promotion & Community Health Sciences - McAllen Campus
2101 S. McColl Rd., Room 134
McAllen, TX   78503

Phone: 956-668-6326
nmier@sph.tamhsc.edu

Research Interests

  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Quality of Life through Behavioral Change in Mexican Americans of all ages living in Texas-Mexico border region
  • Physical Activity Among Mexican Americans
  • Intervention Research to Enhance Physical Activity Patterns
  • Diabetes Prevention Among Children and Adults in Border Region
  • Promotoras Model (Community Health Workers) in Border Region 

Education and Training

Doctorate in Health Education, Minor in Health Communication, University of New Mexico

Studied Communication and Organizational Development, Monterrey, Mexico

Studied International Journalism and Intercultural Communication, California and New Mexico