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), Vigod SN (Co-PI), Cohen E, Colantonio A, Chan V, Mollayeva T, Ray J, Saunders N, Sutradhar R (Co-Is). Traumatic brain injury and perinatal mental health outcomes. Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant (funded: 2020-2023).
Brown HK. Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Disability and Reproductive Health (funded: 2019-2024).
Brown HK(Nominated PI), Lunsky Y (Co-PI), Guttmann A, Havercamp S, Parish S, Ray J, Vigod SN (Co-Is). Pregnancy in women with disabilities: Using novel methods to characterize risk. National Institutes of Health R01 Grant (funded: 2017-2021).
Brown HK (PI), Guttmann A, Lunsky Y, Ray J, Vigod SN (Co-Is). Infants born to women with disabilities: Health and health care. Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Grant in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health (funded: 2017-2020).
Brown HK(PI), Dennis CL, Guttmann A, Ray J, Vigod SN (Co-Is). Chronic medical conditions and perinatal mental illness. Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant (funded: 2017-2019).
Brown HK (PI). 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 15K Challenge Grant (funded: 2017-2018).
Brown HK, Chen S, Guttmann A, et al. Rates of recognized pregnancy in women with disabilities in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2020;222(2):189-192.
Brown HK, Wilton D, Ray JG, et al. Chronic physical conditions and risk for perinatal mental illness: A population-based retrospective cohort study. PLoS Medicine 2019;16(8):e1002864.
Brown HK, Ray J, Liu N, et al. Rapid repeat pregnancy among women with intellectual and developmental disabilities: A population-based cohort study. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2018;190(32):e949-956.
Brown HK, Ray J, Wilton AS, et al. Association between serotonergic antidepressant use during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder in children. Journal of the American Medical Association 2017;317(15):1544-1552.
Brown, HK, Speechley KN, Macnab J, et al. Mild prematurity, proximal social processes, and development. Pediatrics 2014;134(3):e814-24.
Brown HK, Speechley KN, Macnab J, et al. 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 2014;43(3):802-814.