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Department of Movement Sciences

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401

Phone: 208-885-7921

Fax: 208-885-5929

Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu

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Helen Brown, RD, MPH

Helen Brown, RD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor, Public Health and Nutrition, Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences

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PEB 106

Phone

208-885-0172

  • Public Health Nutrition, M.P.H, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1983

  • Community Nutrition, B.S. University of California Davis 1980

  • 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

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, Brown has taught, researched and worked at the community level to increase healthy active living in communities through active travel, nutrition, and health promotion. 

Learn more about Helen Brown

  • 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

  • Safe Routes to School (SR2S) 2007-present

  • Collaboration with the City of Moscow

  • Brown and Goc Karp have worked with the City of Moscow to implement the SR2S program and provide key leadership for education, encouragement and evaluation activities.

  • 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.

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Department of Movement Sciences

Mailing Address:
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2401

Phone: 208-885-7921

Fax: 208-885-5929

Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu

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