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Movement Sciences

Email: Movement Sciences
College of Education
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401
Phone: (208) 885-7921
Fax: (208) 885-5929

Helen Brown

Helen Brown

Office: PEB 106
Phone: (208) 885-0172
Email: helenb@uidaho.edu

College of Education
Department of Movement Sciences
Assistant Clinical Professor

Campus Locations: University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Nutrition environmental assessment and monitoring and food security Community Participatory Action Research for Healthy Active Living Active travel encouragement, education and policy strategies Student engagement in global health promotion and community development
  • Biography
    Helen Brown began her career as a public health nutritionist and has worked at the local, Tribal, county and state level to promote public health, particularly in areas of maternal and child health and community development and wellness. Since coming to the University of Idaho, Helen has taught, researched and worked at the community level to increase healthy active living in communities through active travel, nutrition, and health promotion. 

    To learn more about Helen Brown
  • Selected Publications
    • Buckley, A., Lowry, M., Brown, H., and Barton, B. Evaluating safe routes to school events that designate days for walking and bicycling. Volume 30, November 2013, Transport Policy
    • Paul, D.R., Scruggs, P.W., Goc Karp, G., Ransdell, L.B., Robinson, C., Lester, M.J., Gao, Y., Jones-Petranek, L., Brown, H.B., and Shimon, J. (Accepted Fall, 2013). Developing a statewide childhood body mass index surveillance program. Journal of School Health.
  • Outreach Projects
    Safe Routes to School (SR2S) 2007-present
    Collaboration with the City of Moscow Location
    Brown and Dr. Goc Karp have worked with the City of Moscow to implement the SR2S program and have key leadership for education, encouragement and evaluation activities.
  • Awards and Honors
    2013- Alumni Award for Excellence, University of Idaho
    2012- Alumni Award for Excellence, University of Idaho
    2012- Association of Idaho Cities, 2012 City Achievement Award for Active Living Task Force
    2012- PacificSource Health Plans’ Citizen Advocacy Award, Idaho Smart Growth-Moscow Active Living Task Force
    2012- Certificate of Recognition in School Health, Coordinated School Health Program, State Department of Education, Idaho
    2011- University of Idaho, College of Education Outreach Award