Camille Brown, PhD

Assistant Professor
Camille Brown

Contact

Office Phone
Office Address

6-172 Weaver Densford
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Titles

Assistant Professor

Education

PhD, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Major: Nursing

BS, Magna cum laude, Winona State University
Major: Nursing

Fellowships

Interdisciplinary Research Training in Child and Adolescent Primary Care , Fellowship University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Public Health Nursing License Certificate , Minnesota Board of Nursing Licensure/Certification Number: 18584
Public School Nurse, Minnesota Board of Education Licensure/Certification Number: 454821
Registered Nurse License, Minnesota Board of Nursing Licensure/Certification Number: 188507-5

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Biography

Honors and Recognition

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Conference Presentation Grant, University of Minnesota, 2020

Interdisciplinary Research Training in Child and Adolescent Primary Care Post-doctoral Fellowship, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, 2020

Johanna Simer Fellowship Award, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, 2020

PhD Student Poster Award , 3rd Place, Midwest Nursing Research Society, 2019

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2019

Eileen Vinnes Kalow Fellowship in Children’s Health, University of Minnesota, 2018

Amy Wenger Fellowship in Pediatric Nursing, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 2018

Lucille Casas Paradela International Fellowship, University of Minnesota School of Nursing. 2018

Midwest Nursing Research Society Travel Award, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 2018

Sophie Award, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 2018

Travel Award, National LGBTQ Health Conference, Center on Halsted, 2017

Travel Award, Council of Graduate Students, University of Minnesota, 2017

Theresa V James Fellowship in Child and Family Health, University of Minnesota, 2017

Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health, University of Minnesota, 2017

Nottage Fund Scholarship, University of Minnesota, 2015

Academic Health Center PhD Student Scholarship, University of Minnesota, 2015

Professional Memberships

Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International-Zeta Chapter

International Family Nursing Association

Midwest Nursing Research Association

Publications

Selected Publications

Brown, C., Rider, G. N., Sieving, R. E., McMorris, B. J., Eisenberg, M. E., Porta, C. M., 2021. “My Parents May Influence my Feelings about It But That’s Also Something That I Can Change Myself:” Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth Perspectives on Parental Messages about Sexuality. Journal of LGBT Family Studies, 17 (5): 501-515.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/1550428X.2021.1955233

Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., Brown, C., Nam, Y., Rider, G. N., Ramirez, M., 2021. “It was never really bullying, but…”: Reflections of Adolescents and Parents on Experiences of Microaggressions in School. International Journal of Bullying Prevention,
doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42380-021-00103-9

Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., Brown, C., Nam, Y., Ramirez, M. R., 2021. School-Based Diversity Education Activities and Bias-Based Bullying Among Secondary School Students. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 088626052110250.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/08862605211025016

Brown, C., Porta, C. M., Eisenberg, M. E., McMorris, B. J., Sieving, R. E., 2020. Family Relationships and the Health and Well-Being of Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth: A Critical Review. LGBT Health, 7 (8): 407-419.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1089/lgbt.2019.0200

Brown, C., Sieving, R. E., McMorris, B. J., Eisenberg, M. E., 2020. Parents Matter: Associations Between Parent Connectedness and Sexual Health Indicators Among Transgender and Gender‐Diverse Adolescents. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 52 (4): 265-273.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1363/psrh.12168

Porta, C. M., Brown, C., 2020. Re-orienting Researchers: Why Labels Matter and Why We Must Do Better. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 42 (2): 79-80.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945919883330

Porta, C. M., Gower, A. L., Brown, C., Wood, B., Eisenberg, M. E., 2020. Perceptions of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Minority Adolescents About Labels. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 42 (2): 81-89.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945919838618

Brown, C., Frohard-Dourlent, H., Wood, B. A., Saewyc, E., Eisenberg, M. E., Porta, C. M., 2020. “It makes such a difference”: An examination of how LGBTQ youth talk about personal gender pronouns. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 32 (1): 70-80.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/JXX.0000000000000217

Rider, G. N., McMorris, B. J., Gower, A. L., Coleman, E., Brown, C., Eisenberg, M. E., 2019. Perspectives From Nurses and Physicians on Training Needs and Comfort Working With Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 33 (4): 379-385.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2018.11.003

Brown, C., Looman, W. S., Garwick, A. E., 2019. School Nurse Perceptions of Nurse–Family Relationships in the Care of Elementary Students With Chronic Conditions. The Journal of School Nursing, 35 (2): 96-106.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1059840517741944

Rider, G., McMorris, B., Brown, C., Eisenberg, M., Gower, A., Johnston-Goodstar, K., Filoteo, M., Singerhouse, E., Martin, L., 2019. Mental health and protective factors for transgender and gender diverse youth who trade sex: A Minnesota statewide, school-based study. American Journal of Public Health,

Gower, A. L., Rider, G. N., Brown, C., McMorris, B. J., Coleman, E., Taliaferro, L. A., Eisenberg, M. E., 2018. Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: Protection Against Emotional Distress and Substance Use. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 55 (6): 787-794.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2018.06.030

Gower, A. L., Rider, G. N., Coleman, E., Brown, C., McMorris, B. J., Eisenberg, M. E., 2018. Perceived Gender Presentation Among Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: Approaches to Analysis and Associations with Bullying Victimization and Emotional Distress. LGBT Health, 5 (5): 312-319.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1089/lgbt.2017.0176

Farris, J., Austin, J., Brown, C., 2018. 2018 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report. University of Minnesota Healthy Youth Development • Prevention Research Center,

Querna, K., Brown, C., A Gower, Eisenberg, M., Gender expression and aggression in cisgender adolescent boys. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry Pediatrics,

A Gower, McMorris, B., Brown, C., Eisenberg, M., Prevalence of diverse sexual and gender identities, bullying, and depression among adolescents. Pediatrics,

Brown, C., Rider, G., “We’re sisters; that’s a big thing:” Transgender and gender diverse youth perspectives on sibling relationships and sexual health. Journal of Family Nursing,

Rider, G., Brown, C., Eisenberg, M., A Gower, McMorris, B., “We tried to have the talk:” Transgender and gender diverse youth descriptions of discussing sexual health with their parents. Journal of Adolecent Health,

Brown, C., Nam, Y., Eisenberg, M., A Gower, Ramirez, M., “Stuff like that doesn’t stop her:” Parent and youth perspectives on resilience among marginalized youth. Family and Community Health,

Ramirez, M., Gower, A., Brown, C., Nam, Y., Eisenberg, M., How do schools respond to biased-based bullying? A qualitative study of management and prevention strategies in schools. School Mental Health,

Brown, C., Pekala, J., McMorris, B., Lee, K., Singerhouse, E., Martin, L., “I need to involve somebody else to help us get this figured out:” School nurse perspectives on interventions supporting youth who trade sex. . Journal of School Nursing,

Gower, A., Ramirez, M., Brown, C., Nam, Y., Eisenberg, M., Casual transphobia, homophobia, racism: A qualitative exploration of youth perspectives on bias-based bullying. Journal of School Psychology,

Brown, C., A Gower, Ramirez, M., Nam, Y., Eisenberg, M., “Because bullying is a big word:” School personnel perceptions on the definition of bullying in Minnesota schools. American Journal of Education.

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Brown, C. A., McMorris, J., Rider, N., Piescher, K. N., LaLiberte, T. L., Filoteo, M., Martin, L. C. "Emotional distress and sexual exploitation among Minnesota’s high school age youth involved in foster care", Annual Meeting of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Schaumburg, Illinois, United States. March 01, 2022.

Rider, G. N., McMorris, B. J., Brown, C. A., Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., Johnston-Goodstar, K., Filoteo, M., Singerhouse, E., Martin, L. "Mental health and protective factors for transgender and gender diverse youth who trade sex: A population-based study", 25th Congress of the World Association for Sexual Health, September 01, 2021.

Brown, C. A., Rider, G. N. ""We’re sisters; that’s a big thing:" Transgender and gender diverse youth perspectives on sibling relationships and sexual health. ", The Biannual Meeting of the International Family Nurse Association, July 01, 2021.

Nam, Y. S., Brown, C. A., L, G. A., E, E. M., R, R. M. ""It’s just really tricky business”: Challenges and possibilities encountered in a qualitative study of bias-based bullying experiences", Annual Meeting of Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research, April 01, 2021.

Brown, C. A., Gower, A. L., Ramirez, M. R., Nam, Y. S., Eisenberg, M. E. ""Different people perceive the word 'bullying' differently:" Minnesota school personnel interpretations of the legal definition of bullying", Pediatric Research, Education, and Scholarship Symposium at the University of Minnesota, April 01, 2021.

Brown, C. A., Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., Sieving, R. E., McMorris, B. J., Porta, C. M., Rider, G. N. "“We tried to have the talk:” Transgender and gender diverse youth experiences with parent-youth communication about sexuality", Annual Meeting of the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, March 01, 2021.

Pekala, J., Martin, L., McMorris, B. J., Singerhouse, E., Brown, C. A. "“We’re not just handing out band-aids and ice packs:” School nurse-reported interventions for commercially sexually exploited youth", Annual Meeting of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, March 01, 2021.

Brown, C. A., Rider, G. N., McMorris, B. J., Sieving, R. E., Eisenberg, M. E., Porta, C. M. "“He could really see me having a good future and a healthy relationship, which meant the world to me:” Transgender and gender diverse youth perspectives on parental messages about sexual health", Annual Meeting of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, March 01, 2021.

Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., Brown, C. A., Nam, Y. S., Ramirez, M. R. "School-based diversity education activities and bias-based bullying among secondary school students", Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, October 01, 2020.

Nam, Y. S., Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., Brown, C. A., Ramirez, M. R. "Lessons learned from conducting qualitative research on bias-based bullying—A methodological application", Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, October 01, 2020.

Querna, K., Brown, C. A., Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L. "Perceived gender expression and aggression in cisgender adolescent boys", Annual Pediatric Research, Education, and Scholarship Symposium at the University of Minnesota, April 01, 2020.

Gower, A. L., Brown, C. A., Nam, Y. S., Ramirez, M. R., Eisenberg, M. E. "Youth perspectives on bias-based bullying: Opportunities for improved support", Annual Meeting of the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, March 01, 2020.

Brown, C. A. "Nursing practice and research with transgender and gender diverse youth", Annual Minnesota Student Nurse Association Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. February 01, 2020.

Brown, C. A., McMorris, B. J., Sieving, R. E., Porta, C. M., Eisenberg, M. E. "Supporting transgender and gender diverse youth: Parental connectedness and sexual health", Annual School of Nursing Research Day at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. April 01, 2019.

Brown, C. A., McMorris, B. J., Sieving, R. E., C. M., Eisenberg, M. E. "Supporting transgender and gender diverse youth: Parental connectedness and sexual health", Annual Meeting of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Kansas City, Missouri, United States. March 01, 2019.

Gower, A. L., Rider, G. N., Brown, C. A., McMorris, B. J., Coleman, E., Taliaferro, L. A., Eisenberg, M. E. "Protective factors against depression, suicidality, and substance use among transgender and gender diverse adolescents", Biennial Meeting of the Society of Research on Adolescence, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. April 01, 2018.

Brown, C. A., Eisenberg, M. E., Porta, C. M. "Pronoun use in practice: Working with gender diverse youth and their families", Biennial Meeting of the International Family Nursing Association, Pamplona, Spain. June 01, 2017.

Brown, C. A., Rider, G. N., Gower, A. L., Eisenberg, M. E. "Emotional health and perceived gender expression: Differences between transgender and gender nonconforming vs cisgender adolescents", Annual Conference on National LGBTQ Health: Bridging Research & Practice, Chicago, Illinois, United States. April 01, 2017.

Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., Brown, C. A., Wood, B. A., Porta, C. M. "“They want to put a label on it:” Patterns and interpretations of sexual orientation and gender identity labels among adolescents", Annual Meeting for the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. March 01, 2017.

Rider, G. N., Brown, C. A., Roy, M. "Mental health, minority stress, and intersectionality in transgender and gender nonconforming people of color", The Rainbow Health Initiative: Opportunity LGBT Health Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. February 01, 2017.

Brown, C. A., Looman, W. S., Garwick, E. "Findings from an international study of school nurses", Annual Meeting of the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota, Blaine, Minnesota, United States. November 01, 2016.