Amber Vermeesch

Amber Vermeesch


Associate Professor / FNP Concentration Coordinator

Contact Information

Office: 262 Nursing and Instructional Building
Telephone: 336-334-5105

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Vermeesch's research is aimed at improving wellness, both physical and emotional, and especially for vulnerable populations. Her investigations have concentrated on physical activity as a means of wellness promotion among vulnerable populations, integrative health, nature-based interventions stress reduction, cultural sensibility, and humility, and health promotion among nursing students, faculty, and staff. She has expertise in the use of quantitative, qualitative, multi-methods, and participatory photography as well as other visual methodologies. Her work has been funded by private foundations, international organizations, and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. She serves on the Healthy Living for Pandemic Event Protection (HL - PIVOT) Network, Chicago, IL, USA, National Physical Activity Plan – Healthcare Sector: Project on Advancing Key Actions for Enhancing PA Surveillance, American College of Sports Medicine, and as a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Nomination Council.

Graduate faculty status: Full member, can serve on doctoral committees or DNP Projects