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Louis D. Brown, PhD

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Associate Professor
Louis.D.Brown@uth.tmc.edu

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Department

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) School of Public Health, El Paso Campus

Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests

Health Equity
Behavioral/Mental Health
Adolescent Health
Border Health
Substance Use

Biography

Louis D. Brown is trained as a community psychologist and study community-based interventions that promote mental and behavioral health. He is particularly interested in social justice, empowerment, and community engagement. His work with the implementation and evaluation of community-based interventions focuses on low-income, minority populations. He has active lines of research with community prevention coalitions, self-help and mutual support, school-based preventive interventions, and Hispanic health disparities..

Contact

Email: Louis.D.Brown@uth.tmc.edu 
Phone: +1 (915) 747-8506
Fax: +1 (915) 747-8512

Current Projects

parTy

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Needs assessment of methamphetamine-using men who have sex with men in the US.

Teens Against Tobacco Use

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This project is an innovative health promotion program that empowers youth to serve as both educators and healthy policy advocates.

Evaluation of the SHARE! Supervision of Peer Workforce project

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A cluster-randomized trial of the Supervision of Peer Workforce project, which seeks to maximize the efficacy of both peer workers and their supervisors, thereby improving outcomes for individuals receiving mental health and substance use services.

Traveler's Health Project

CHPPR’s Travelers’ Health Project partners with Community Health Workers to engage international travelers along the Texas-Mexico border, providing them with COVID-19 education and services.

Child home safety in Hispanic and rural communities: A community health worker intervention

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A culturally tailored, community health worker driven intervention to address child home safety hazards.

Healthy Fit

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This project connect residents in predominantly low income Hispanic communities to health resources.

Proyecto Vales+Tú: A Program to Prevent Injury Disparities Among Latino Day Laborers

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The aims of this study were to identify intervention priorities then to design and pilot a culturally responsive safety intervention program for Latino day laborers (LDL).

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