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Marni Brownell PhD

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Current Position

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Senior Research Scientist, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy


PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba
Masters, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto
BA (Honours), University of Winnipeg

Research Focus:

Marni Brownell uses administrative health and social services databases to examine child health and well-being, with a particular focus on the social determinants of health. Her research program involves the development of population-level indicators of child health, evaluating programs designed to improve child health and well-being, and studies on children with special needs, including autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, and children involved with child welfare services. She is the nominated PI on the PATHS Equity for Children program of research currently being conducted at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy: