Helen Brown

Helen Brown, RN

Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)

September 12, 2023

Helen Brown is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia. Her research program brings a critical perspective to rural Indigenous health and employs community-based participatory approaches for academic-community partnership with BC First Nations to advance health equity within local contexts. Using participatory and decolonizing methodologies and ethnographic methods to best answer community-defined research questions, Dr. Brown’s current projects include a focus on women’s community safety and social inclusion, youth mental health, restorative justice, Indigenous cultural continuity, social determinants of health, the ongoing community effects of colonialism, regalia making and language revitalization as community health promotion, and incarcerated Indigenous men’s mental health and rehabilitation.

Role: Panel Member
Report: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Practices in the Post-secondary Research System