Dana Brandenburg, PsyD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Dana Brandenburg

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-333-0770

Office Address:
Smiley's Family Medicine Clinic
2020 E 28th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Fellowship in primary care psychology and education, Michigan State University

PsyD, Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago


Dana Brandenburg, PsyD, is faculty in the University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency. She completed a fellowship in primary care and behavioral science education through Michigan State University. Her scholarly interests include the integration of mental health services into primary care, behavioral science education within family medicine residencies, and behavior change related to obesity and tobacco cessation. She also serves as a health care professional representative on the Health Care Home Advisory Committee at the Minnesota Department of Health.


Smoking cessation, health behavior change, primary care psychology



Buffington A, Wenner P, Brandenburg D, Berge J, Sherman M, Danner C. The art of listening. Minnesota Medicine. 2016;99(5):46-8.

Brandenburg D, Pereira C, Adam P. Is it okay to use the nicotine patch during pregnancy? Evidence-Based Practice. 2015;18(2):E1.

Adam P, Brandenburg DL, Lindstrom Bremer K, Nordstrom DL. Effects of team care of frequent attenders on patients and physicians. Families, Systems, & Health. 2010;28(3):247–57.