PhD, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario
MSc, Community Health & Epidemiology, Queen’s University
BA, Psychology and Health Studies, Queen’s University
Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Centre for Health & Society, University of Toronto Scarborough (https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/people/hbrown/)
Adjunct Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital
Adjunct Scientist, ICES
Current teaching responsibilities
Methods in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology
Supervision of graduate students
Current research projects
Brown HK(Nominated PI), Lunsky Y (Co-PI), Ray J, Guttmann A, Vigod SN, Havercamp S, Parish S (Co-Is). Pregnancy in women with disabilities: Using novel methods to characterize risk. R01 Research Project Grant: National Institutes of Health (funded: 2017-2021).
Brown HK(PI), Ray J, Guttmann A, Dennis CL, Vigod SN (Co-Is). Chronic medical conditions and perinatal mental illness. Project scheme grant: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (funded: 2017-2019).
Brown HK. Maternal diabetes and perinatal mental illness: A population-based cohort study. Connaught New Investigator Award (funded: 2017-2019).
Brown HK (PI), Mill C, Dennis CL, Telner D, Graves L (Co-Is). Pilot randomized controlled trial of an interconception intervention delivered by public health nurses to improve reproductive and perinatal outcomes. Women’s Xchange (funded: 2017-2018).
Brown HK, Chen S, Guttmann A, et al. (2019). Rates of recognized pregnancy in women with disabilities in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.10.096.
Brown HK, Wilton D, Ray JG, Dennis CL, Guttmann, A Vigod SN. (2019). Chronic physical conditions and risk for perinatal mental illness: A population-based retrospective cohort study. PLoS Medicine, doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002864.
Brown HK, Ray J, Liu N, Lunsky Y, Vigod SN. (2018). Rapid repeat pregnancy among women with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A population-based cohort study. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 190(32), e949-956.
Brown HK, Ray J, Wilton AS, Lunsky Y, Gomes T, Vigod S. (2017). Association between serotonergic antidepressant use during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder in children. Journal of the American Medical Association, 317(15), 1544-1552.
Brown HK, Speechley KN, Macnab J, Natale R, Campbell MK. (2014). Neonatal morbidity associated with late preterm and early term birth: The roles of gestational age and biological determinants of preterm birth. International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(3), 802-814.