Annette Browne, PhD, RN

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Nelson, S., Browne, A.J., Lavoie J. (in press). Representations of Indigenous peoples and use of pain medication in Canadian news media. International Indigenous Policy Journal.

McKenzie, H. A. , Varcoe, C. , Browne, A. J. , Day, L. (2016). Disrupting the Continuities Among Residential Schools, the Sixties Scoop, and Child Welfare: An Analysis of Colonial and Neocolonial Discourses. The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 7(2) . DOI: 10.18584/iipj.2016.7.2.4

Housden, L, Wong, S., & Browne, A.J. (in press). Complexities of Introducing Group Medical Visits with Nurse Practitioners in British Columbia. Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice.

Lavoie, J., Mah, S., Kaufert, J., Browne, A.J., & O'Neil, J. (in press). Negotiating barriers, navigating the maze: First Nation peoples' experience of medical relocation. Canadian Public Administration.

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Ford-Gilboe, M., Wathen, C.N., & EQUIP Research Team. (2015). EQUIP healthcare: An overview of a multi-component intervention to enhance equity-oriented care in primary health care settings. International Journal for Equity in Health, 14(1), 152-162. doi: 10.1186/s12939-015-0271-y

Wallace, B., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Ford-Gilboe, M., Wathen, N., Long, P.M., & Parker, J. (2015). Self-reported oral health among a community sample of people experiencing social and health inequities: Cross-sectional findings from a study to enhance equity in primary healthcare settings. BMJ Open, 5(12), e009519. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009519

Pauly, B., McCall, J., Browne, A.J., Mollison, A., & Parker, J. (2015). Towards cultural safety: Nurse and patient constructions of illicit substance use in hospitalized settings. Advances in Nursing Science, 38(2), 121-135.

Tang, S., Browne, A.J., Mussell, B., Smye, V., & Rodney, P. (2015). 'Underclassism' and access to healthcare in urban centres. Sociology of Health and Illness. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.122236

Lavoie, J.G., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Fridkin, A., Littlejohn, D., & Tu, D. (2015). Missing pathways to self-governance: Aboriginal health policy in British Columbia. The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 5(4).

Browne, A.J., & Reimer Kirkham, S. (2014). Problematizing social justice discourses in nursing (pp. 21-38). In P. Kagan, M. Smith, & P. Chinn (Eds.), Philosophies and practices of emancipatory nursing: Social justice as praxis. New York: Routledge.

Gerlach, A., Browne, A.J., & Suto, M. (2014). Play as a critical occupational determinant of health for Aboriginal children. Journal of Occupational Science, 21(3), 243-258, doi: 10.1080/14427591.2014.908818

Varcoe, C., & Browne, A.J. (2014). Culture and cultural safety: Beyond cultural inventories (pp. 216-237). In D. Gregory, C. Raymond-Seniuk, & L. Patrick (Eds.), Canadian fundamentals of nursing. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Varcoe, C., Browne, A.J., Cender, L. (2014). Promoting social justice and equity by practicing nursing to address structural inequities and structural violence (pp. 21-38). In P. Kagan, M. Smith, & P. Chinn (Eds.), Philosophies and practices of emancipatory nursing: Social justice as praxis. New York: Routledge.

Wong, S., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Lavoie, J., Smye, V., Fridkin, A., . . . Tu, D. (2014). Development of health equity indicators in primary health care organizations using a modified Delphi. Plos One, 9(12), e114563. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114563

Neuwelt, P.M., Kearns, R.A., & Browne, A.J. (2014). The place of receptionists in access to primary care: Challenges in the space between community and consultation. Social Sciences and Medicine, (In press), 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.010

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C.M., Wong, S.T., Smye, V.L., & Khan, K.B. (2014). Can ethnicity data collected at an organizational level be useful in addressing health and healthcare inequities? Ethnicity and Health, 19(2), 240-254. doi:10.1080/13557858.2013.814766

Browne, A.J., & Varcoe, C. (2014). Cultural and social considerations in health assessment (pp. 27-44). In A. J. Browne, J. MacDonald-Jenkins & M. Luctkar-Flude (Eds.), Physical Examination and Health Assessment by C. Jarvis (2nd Canadian Edition). Toronto: Elsevier.

Varcoe, C., Browne, A.J. & Michaelson, L. (2014). Substance use in the context of health assessment (pp. 107-119). In A. J. Browne, J. MacDonald-Jenkins & M. Luctkar-Flude (Eds.), Physical Examination and Health Assessment by C. Jarvis (2nd Canadian Edition). Toronto: Elsevier.

Browne, A.J., MacDonald-Jenkins, J., & Luctkar-Flude, M. (Eds.) (2014). Physical examination and health assessment by C. Jarvis (2nd Canadian Edition). Toronto: Elsevier. [Lead Editor: A. Browne].

Varcoe, C., Browne, A.J., & Ponic, P. (2013). Promising theoretical contributions to the measurement of racial discrimination: Critical literature review. Research report for the Public Health Agency of Canada. Funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

de Finney,S., Greaves, L., Janyst, P., Hemsing, N., Jategaonkar, N., Browne, A.J., Devries, K., Johnson, J., & Poole, N. (2013). “I had to grow up pretty quickly”. Cultural and gender contexts of Aboriginal girls’ smoking. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health, 11(2), 151-170.

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Smye, V., & Khan, K. (2013). Can ethnicity data collected at an organizational level be useful in addressing health and healthcare inequities? Ethnicity & Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2013.814766

Stansfield, D., & Browne, A.J. (2013). The relevance of Indigenous knowledge for nursing curriculum. International Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 10(1), 1-9. doi: 10.1515/ijnes-2012-0041

Tarlier, D., Johnson, J., Browne, A.J., & Sheps, S. (2013). Maternal-infant health outcomes and nursing practice in a remote First Nations community in northern Canada. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 45(2), 76-100.

Lavoie, J., Wong, S., Chongo, M., Browne, A.J., MacLeod, M., & Ulrich, C. (2013). Group medical visits can deliver on patient-centred care objectives: Results from a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 13: 155. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-155

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., & Dion Stout, M. (2012). Moving toward Nahi: Addressing health equity in research involving Indigenous people. Guest Editorial. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44(2), 7-10.

Hunting, G., & Browne, A.J. (2012). Decolonizing policy discourse: Reframing the 'problem' of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Women's Health & Urban Life: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal, 11(1), 35-53.

Wong, S., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Lavoie, J., et al. (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

Smye, V., Browne, A.J., & Varcoe, C., & Josewski, V. (2011). Harm reduction, methadone maintenance treatment and the root causes of health and social inequities: An intersectional lens in the Canadian context. Harm Reduction Journal, 8(17), 1-12. doi: 10.1186/1477-7517-8-17

Tarlier, D., & Browne, A.J. (2011). Remote nursing certified practice: Viewing nursing and nurse practitioner practice through a social justice lense. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 43(2), 38–61.

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., & Fridkin, A. (2011). Addressing trauma, violence and pain: Research on health services for women at the intersections of history and economics. In O. Hankivsky (Ed.), Health Inequities in Canada - Intersectional Frameworks and Practices (pp. 401-423). Vancouver: UBC Press.

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

Smye, V., Browne, A.J. & Josewski, V. (2010). Supporting the mental wellness of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada: Cultural safety – A research discussion paper. A report for the Mood Disorders Society of Canada and the Native Mental Health Association of Canada, Building Cultures II Project, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Funded by First Nations and Inuit Health, Health Canada.

Lavoie, J. M., Forget, E., & Browne, A.J. (2010). Caught at the crossroad: First Nations, health care and the legacy of the Indian Act. Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health, 8(1), 83-100.

Anderson, J. M., Browne, A.J., Lynam, J. M., Reimer Kirkham, S., Rodney, P., Varcoe, C., et al. (2010). Uptake of critical knowledge in nursing practice: Lessons learned from a knowledge translation study. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 42,(3), 106-122.

Salmon, A.., Browne, A.J., & Pederson, A. (2010). “Now we call it research”: Feminist participatory health research involving marginalized women who use drugs. Nursing Inquiry,17(4), 336-345.

Varcoe, C., Browne, A. J., & Anderson, J. (2010). Cultural considerations in health assessment. In T. Stephen, L. Skillen, R. Day & L. Bickley (Eds.), Canadian Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking for Nurses (pp. 27-50). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., & Smye, V., Reimer Kirkham, S., Lynam, J.M., & Wong, S. (2009). Cultural safety and the challenges of translating critically-oriented knowledge in practice. Nursing Philosophy: An International Journal for Health Care Professionals, 10, 167-179.

Browne, A.J., Doane, G., Reimer, J., Macleod, M., McLellan, E. (2009) Public health nursing practice with ‘high priority’ families: The significance of contextualizing “risk”. Nursing Inquiry, 17(1), 27-38.

Browne, A.J., McDonald, H., Elliott, D. (2009). Urban First Nations Health Research Discussion Paper. A Report for The First Nations Centre of the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO). Ottawa: National Aboriginal Health Organization.
Available at: http://www.naho.ca/firstnations/english/documents/UrbanFirstNationsHealt...

McCall, J., Browne, A.J., & Reimer Kirkham, S. (2009). Struggling to survive: The difficult reality of Aboriginal women living with HIV/AIDS in an urban context. Qualitative Health Research, 19, 1769-1782

Anderson, J.M., Rodney, P., Reimer Kirkham, S., Browne, A.J., Khan, K. B., Lynam, J. (2009). Inequities in health and healthcare viewed through the ethical lens of critical social justice: Contextual knowledge for the global priorities ahead. Advances in Nursing Science, 32(4), 282-294.

Reimer Kirkham, S., Varcoe, C., Browne, A.J., Lynam, J.M., Khan, K.B., & McDonald, H.  (2009). Critical inquiry and knowledge translation: Exploring compatibilities and tensions. Nursing Philosophy: An International Journal for Health Care Professionals, 10, 152-166.

Varcoe, C., Browne, A.J.. Smye, V., & Wong, S. (2009). Harms and benefits: Collecting ethnicity in a clinical context. Social Science & Medicine, 68, 1659–1666.

Doane, G., Browne, A.J., Reimer, J., MacLellan, E., & MacLeod, M. (2009). Enacting nursing obligations: Public health nurses theorizing in practice. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 23(2), 88-106.

Browne, A., MacDonald-Jenkins, J., & Luctkar-Flude, M. (Canadian Eds.) (2009). Physical examination and health assessment by Carolyn Jarvis (1st Canadian Edition).  Toronto: Elsevier.

Browne, A., & Varcoe, C. (2009).  Cultural and social considerations in health assessment.  In A.J. Browne, J. MacDonald-Jenkins & M. Luctkar-Flude (Canadian Eds.), Physical examination and health assessment by Carolyn Jarvis (1st Canadian Edition) (pp. 35-50): Toronto: Elsevier.

Fiske, J. & Browne, A. J. (2008). Paradoxes and contradictions in health policy reform: Implications for First nations women. Vancouver: BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health.

Browne, A.J., & Tarlier, D. (2008). Examining the potential of nurse practitioners from a critical social justice perspective. Nursing Inquiry, 15 (2); 83-93.

Tang, S., & Browne, A.J. (2008). 'Race' matters: Racialization and egalitarian discourses involving Aboriginal people in the Canadian health care context. Ethnicity & Health, 13(2), 1-19.

Tarlier, D., Browne, A.J., & Johnson, J. (2007). The influence of geographical and social distance on nursing practice and continuity of care in a remote First Nations community.  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 39(3), 126-148.

Lynam, J.M., Browne, A.J., Reimer Kirkham, S., & Anderson, J.M. (2007). Re-thinking the complexities of ’Culture’: What might we learn from Bourdieu?. Nursing Inquiry, 14(1), 23-34.

Anderson, J.M., Reimer Kirkham, S., Browne, A.J., & Lynam, J.M. (2007). Continuing the dialogue: Postcolonial feminist scholarship and Bourdieu - Discourses of culture and points of connection. Nursing Inquiry, 14(3), 178-188.

Browne, A.J. (2007). Clinical encounters between nurses and First Nations women in a Western Canadian hospital. Social Science & Medicine, 64, 2165 - 2176.

Browne, A.J., Smye, V., & Varcoe, C. (2007). Postcolonial-feminist theoretical perspectives and women’s health. In M. Morrow, O. Hankivsky, and C. Varcoe (Eds.), Women’s Health in Canada: Critical Perspectives on Theory and Policy. (pp. 124-142). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Reimer Kirkham, S., & Browne, A.J. (2006). Toward a critical theoretical interpretation of social justice discourses in nursing. Advances in Nursing Science, 29(4), 324-339.

Browne, A.J. & Varcoe, C. (2006). Critical cultural perspectives and health care involving Aboriginal peoples. Contemporary Nurse, 22, 155-167.

Fiske, J., & Browne, A.J. (2006). Aboriginal citizen, discredited medical subject: Paradoxical constructions of subjectivity in health care policies. Policy Sciences, 39(1), 91-111.

Browne, A.J., Smye, V., & Varcoe, C. (2005). The relevance of postcolonial theoretical perspectives to research in Aboriginal health. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 37(4), 16-37.

Browne, A.J. (2005). Discourses influencing nurses’ perceptions of First Nations patients. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 37(4), 62-87.

Johnson, J.L., Bottorff, J.L., Browne, A.J., Grewal, S., Hilton, A., & Clarke, H. (2004). Othering Experiences in Health Care. Health Communication, 16(2), 253 - 271.

Browne, A.J. (2003). First Nations women and health care services: The sociopolitical context of encounters with nurses. Doctoral Dissertation, University of British Columbia.

Lynam, J.M., Henderson, A., Browne, A.J., Smye, V., Semenieuk, P., Blue, C., Singh, S., & Anderson, J. (2003). Healthcare restructuring with a view to equity and efficiency: Reflections on unintended consequences. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 16, 112-140.

Anderson, J., Perry, J., Blue, C., Browne, A.J., Henderson, A., Khan, B.K., Reimer Kirkham, S., Lynam, J., Semenieuk, P., & Smye, V. (2003). "Rewriting" Cultural Safety within the Postcolonial and Postnational Feminist Project: Toward new epistemologies of healing. Advances in Nursing Science, 26, 196-214

Browne, A.J., & Smye, V. (2002). A postcolonial analysis of health care discourses addressing Aboriginal women. Nurse Researcher, 9(3), 28-41.

Smye, V. & Browne A.J. (2002). ’Cultural safety’ and the analysis of health policy affecting Aboriginal people. Nurse Researcher, 9(3), 42-56.

Bryant, J., Browne, A.J., Barton, S., & Zumbo, B.D. (2002). Access to health care: Social determinants of preventive screening utilization in northern British Columbia. Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 60, 243-262.

Reimer Kirkham, S., Smye, V., Tang, S., Anderson, J., Browne, A.J., Coles,R., Dyck, I., Henderson, A., Lynam, J.M., Perry, J., Semeniuk, P., & Shapero, L. (2002). Rethinking cultural safety while waiting to do fieldwork: Methodological implications for nursing research. Research in Nursing and Health, 25, 222-232.

Browne, A.J., Johnson, J.L., Bottorff, J.L., Grewal, S., & Hilton, A.B. (2002). Recognizing discrimination in nursing practice. Canadian Nurse, 98(5), 24-27.

Browne, A.J., & Fiske, J. (2001). First Nations women’s encounters with mainstream health care services. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 23(2), 126-147.

Browne, A.J. (2001). The influence of liberal political ideology on nursing science. Inquiry, 8, 118-129.

Bottorff, J.L., Balneaves, L.G., Sent, L., Grewal, S., & Browne, A.J. (2001). Cervical cancer screening in ethnocultural groups: Case studies in women-centred care. Women & Health, 33(3-4), 29-46.

Browne, A.J., Fiske, J., & Thomas, G. (2000). First Nations women’s encounters with mainstream health care services and systems. Vancouver: British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health.

Browne, A.J., Shultis, J., & Thio-Watts, M. (2000). Solution-focused approaches to tobacco reduction with disadvantaged prenatal clients. In Peteva, R.J (Eds.), A cross section of nursing research. (pp. 146-153). Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing.

Browne, A.J. (2000). Social, economic and political determinants of Aboriginal women’s health: Implications for health care planning and service delivery. Building Bridges: Creating an Integrated Approach to Women’s Health Conference Proceedings Victoria, BC: Women’s Health Bureau, Ministry of Health.

Browne, A.J. (2000). The potential contribution of critical social theory to nursing science. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 32(2), 35-55.

Li, H., & Browne, A.J. (2000). Barriers to accessing mental health services among Asian Canadians: A qualitative inquiry. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 19, 143-159.

Browne, A.J., Shultis, J., & Thio-Watts, M. (1999). Solution-focused approaches to tobacco reduction with disadvantaged prenatal clients. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 16, 165-177.

Shultis, J., & Browne, A.J. (1999). Aboriginal collaboration. Parks and Recreation, 34, 108-116.

Browne, A.J., Dolan, T., Spaulding, L. & Zumbo, B. (1998). Alcohol and women: Assessment, women-centred perspectives and treatment. Working Paper Series. Prince George, BC: Child Welfare Research Centre.

Macleod, M., Browne, A.J., & Leipert, B. (1998). Issues for nurses in rural and remote Canada. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 6, 72-78.

Browne, A.J. (1997). Developing a smoking cessation program with First Nations women: Issues and processes. International Council of Nurses 21st Quadrennial Congress Abstracts and Symposia Geneva, Switzerland: International Council of Nurses.

Browne, A.J. (1997). A concept analysis of respect applying the hybrid model in cross-cultural settings. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 19(6), 762-780.

Browne, A.J. (1995). The meaning of respect: A First Nations perspective. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 27(4), 95-109.

Browne, A.J. (1993). A conceptual clarification of respect. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 18, 211-217.

Teaching

Supervisor eligibiity: 

  • MHLP
  • MN
  • MSN – thesis
  • MSN – non-thesis
  • PhD