Dr. Browne’s research focuses on health and healthcare inequities, with a particular focus on health inequities affecting indigenous peoples. She conducts research on access to healthcare, women’s health, cultural safety, and primary health care interventions to improve health outcomes for marginalized populations. Her work is aimed at promoting health equity through improvements in nursing practice, health care delivery, and health policy.
See Dr. Browne’s full bio on the UBC School of Nursing website.
Selected Publications – for a full list, please see Dr. Browne’s full bio on the UBC School of Nursing website
Browne, A., & Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2014). Problematizing social justice discourses in nursing. In P.Kagan, M.Smith, & P.Chinn (eds).Philosophies and practices of emancipatory nursing: Social justice as praxis. Routledge.
Browne, A.J., Smye, V., Rodney, P., Tang, S. Mussell, B., & O’Neil, J. (2011). Access to primary care from the perspective of Aboriginal patients at an urban emergency department. Qualitative Health Research, 21(3) 333–348. doi: 10.1177/1049732310385824
Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Smye, V., Lavoie, J., Littlejohn, D., Tu., Godwin, O., Krause, M., Khan, K., Fridkin, A., Rodney, P., & O’Neil, J. (2012). Closing the health equity gap: Evidence-based strategies for primary health care organizations. International Journal for Equity in Health, 11(59), doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-11-59
Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Smye, V.L., Khan, K.B. (2013). Can ethnicity data collected at an organizational level be useful in addressing health and healthcare inequities? Ethnicity and Health. 2(9), 240-254. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2013.814766.
Wong, S.T., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C.M., Lavoie, J.G., Smye, V.L., Godwin, O., . . . Tu, D. (2011). Enhancing measurement of primary health care indicators using an equity lens: An ethnographic study. International Journal for Equity in Health, 10(38). doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-10-38