Professor & Distinguished University Scholar, University of British Columbia
Dr. Annette J. Browne is a Professor and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia, School of Nursing. Her research focuses on strategies for fostering health equity, with a particular focus on implications for Indigenous populations. Recent studies have addressed: the impact of organizational interventions to improve health equity in primary care; health promoting interventions with Indigenous women experiencing violence; and, improving healthcare for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in emergency departments. Working in partnership with health and policy leaders, and clinicians at the point of care, her research aims at improving healthcare delivery and policies.
Promoting equity in health care improves peoples health. Doing so can be low cost and have high impact. Based on more than 15 years of research, we provide concrete examples of actions that can be taken by people working...