Lisa Angermeier, Ph.D., MCHES, FASHA, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology. She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist, and a Fellow of the American School Health Association.
Angermeier earned her master of science degree in counseling and counselor education and her Ph.D. in health behavior from Indiana University. She teaches courses for pre-service health and physical education teachers. Also, she teaches elective health-education courses, both in person and virtually–such as marriage and family interaction and community health. She has been closely involved with the development of Coordinated School Health Programs (CSHP) in Indiana, where she was a facilitator for the Indianapolis Public School’s CSHP team and a former Michiana core team member.
In addition to her faculty role, she is the coordinator of first-year learning experiences in the School of Health & Human Sciences. She has taught learning communities, first-year seminars, and summer bridge for several years. She is actively involved in the IU Indianapolis Division of Undergraduate Education’s themed-learning community advisory board, providing support and professional development for learning community and first-year seminar faculty. In addition to her work with the high-impact practices of first-year seminars and learning communities, she is highly engaged in service learning and ePortfolios. At the campus level, she was an integral team member in the development of the Themed Learning Community Taxonomy.
She has dedicated much of her school-level service to faculty governance through being a longtime chair of her school’s faculty affairs committee and serving as the school’s faculty president. During the transition to forming the School of Health & Human Sciences, she was on the six-member faculty team appointed to write the bylaws for the new school.
She is a member of the first-year experience committee, a subcommittee of the IU Indianapolis student experience council. Their work is focused on re-imaging the first-year experience on campus. Furthermore, Angermeier serves on the campus mentoring academy advisory board. The mentoring academy is guided by an advisory board charged with reviewing mentoring academy funding applications and selecting programs for funding; planning the annual mentoring symposium; and supporting and advising the director of faculty mentoring.
Angermeier served as the vice chair of the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) Indiana executive board. LEAP Indiana seeks to create and support connections among diverse faculty from across all Indiana colleges and universities who are passionate about teaching and the exploration of innovative pedagogies aligned with the LEAP States Initiative.
Her scholarship interests include effectiveness of faculty mentoring programs and creating a sense of belonging for first-year students through their involvement in high-impact practices.