Dr. Marni Brownell
Marni Brownell is a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences in the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and a senior research scientist at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy. She trained as a developmental psychologist, and is the recipient of the MCHP Endowed Population-Based Child Health Research Fund, which, along with several national grants, supports her research program.

Dr. Brownell uses administrative health and social service databases to examine child health and well-being, with a particular focus on the social determinants of health.  Her research program includes projects on First Nations and Metis child health and development,the health and well-being of children in the child welfare system, developing population-level indicators of child health, and evaluations of programs designed to improve child development and family functioning. She currently mentors 6 students as an advisor or committee member, and has trained several Master’s and PhD-level students and research assistants to work with the administrative child health and social services data held at MCHP.

Dr. Marni Brownell

Dr. Marni Brownell

Rank: Professor
Phone: 705-385-8225
E-mail: Marni_Brownell@cpe.umanitoba.ca