Henry (Shelton) Brown, III, PhD
Associate Professor, Management, Policy & Community Health
Dr. Brown specializes in health economics. He has examined health insurance markets, and the productivity of those with diabetes. More recently, he has assessed the cost-effectiveness of several public health interventions including childhood obesity, nutrition, vaccination, opioid and substance use disorder, and smoking cessation.
The STREETS Study (Safe TRavel Environment Evaluation in Texas Schools) is a five-year (2018 – 2023) natural experiment that is evaluating the City of Austin Safe Routes to School program.
This project is a clinic-community based intervention to implement an early life-cycle approach to obesity prevention among pregnant women and women with infants from low-income families.
Are Hospital Workers Healthy? A Study of Cardiometabolic, Behavioral, and Psychosocial Factors Associated With Obesity Among Hospital Workers
(Sharma SV, Upadhyaya M, Karhade M, Baun WB, Perkison WB, Pompeii LA, Brown HS, Hoelscher DM; J Occup Environ Med.; 2016)
Cardiometabolic Risk Factors among Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity in the United States, 1999-2012
(Li L, Pérez A, Wu LT, Ranjit N, Brown HS, Kelder SH; Child Obes.; 2016)
Cost-effectiveness of a community-based weight control intervention targeting a low-socioeconomic-status Mexican-origin population
(Wilson, K, Brown HS, Bastida E; Health Promotion Practice, 2015)
Cross-gender Social Normative Effects for Violence in Middle School: Do Girls Carry a Social Multiplier Effect for At-risk Boys?
(Yarnell LM, Pasch KE, Brown HS 3rd, Perry CL, Komro KA; Journal of Youth and Adolescence; 2014)
(Brown HS, Yarnell LM; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2013)