Faculty Profile for Dr. Brenda Berumen-Flucker

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Dr. Brenda Berumen-Flucker
Assistant Professor — Dept of Health & Human Performance
JOW A135
phone: (512) 245-2561

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Berumen-Flucker, B., Galadima, H., Shangani, S., Kekeh, M., & Akpinar-Elci, M. (2023). Experiences with COVID-19 Stress Among Hispanic/Latino Farmworkers. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 29(3), 159–172. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.13031/jash.15459
  • Berumen-Flucker, B., Kekeh, M., & Akpinar-Elci, M. (2022). Cultural Factors, Migrant Status, and Vulnerability to Increasing Temperatures among Hispanic/Latino Farmworkers: A Systematic Review. Journal of Agricultural Safety Ad Health, 28(1), 49–63. https://doi.org/10.13031/jash.14952
  • Akpinar-Elci, M., Berumen-Flucker, B., Bayram, H., & Al-Tair, A. (2021). Climate Change, Dust Storms, Vulnerable Populations, and Health in the Middle East: A Review. Journal of Environmental Health, 84(3), 8–15.
  • Berumen-Flucker, B., Rodriguez, A., Cienega, L., Casanova, V., Pompeii, L., Gimeno Ruiz de Porras, D., & Douphrate, D. (2019). Evaluation of Safety Management and Leadership Training Using Mobile Technologies Among Logging Supervisors. Journal of Agromedicine, 24(2), 197–204. https://doi.org/10.1080/1059924X.2019.1567420

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Engagement and Enrollment Leadership Mentoring Leader Award, Old Dominion University. 2020

Selected Grants

  • Berumen-Flucker, Brenda (Principal). Perceived Need for Mental Health Services Among Hispanic/Latino Farmworkers in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Federal, $10000. (Submitted: October 27, 2023). Grant.
  • Rodriguez, Anabel (Principal), Boggess Alcauter, Bethany (Other), Berumen-Flucker, Brenda (Other). United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm and Food Worker Relief Grant Program, USDA, Federal, $231000. (Funded: 2023 - September 2024). Grant.
  • Berumen-Flucker, Brenda. Barriers to Healthcare Services Among Hispanic/Latino Farmworkers in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas State University, $4554. (Submitted: October 7, 2022, Funded: January 2023 - January 2024). Grant.
  • Rodriguez, Anabel (Principal), Berumen-Flucker, Brenda (Other). Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, Including COVID-19, DOL/OSHA/Susan Harwood Training Program, Federal, $160000. (Funded: 2022 - 2023). Grant.
  • Berumen-Flucker, Brenda (Principal), Galadima, Hadiza (Co-Principal), Shangani, Sylvia (Co-Principal). Assessing the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Hispanic/Latino Farmworkers, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to the Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health, Federal, $9500. (Funded: 2021 - June 30, 2023). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Scholar's Day
September 2023-Present
Scholarship Review Committee College of Education and HHP
September 2023-Present
USDA Farmworker COVID-19 Relief Program
April 2023-Present
Technology Committee
September 2022-Present
Faculty Advisor
Eta Sigma Gamma
October 2022-September 2023