Dr. Andrea Brown

Research Associate, Trauma & Recovery Research Unit, McMaster University

Dr. Andrea Brown obtained her PhD in Applied Social Psychology from the University of Guelph. In addition to her work in the Trauma & Recovery Research Unit, she has conducted applied research and program evaluation for not-for-profit organizations, regional government, the Department of National Defence, academe, and industry.

Since 2015, Andrea’s focus has been on mental health and addictions research and evaluation, with a specialty on healthcare workers, military sexual trauma (MST), and post-traumatic stress disorder. She is also the co-director of the MiNDS Network for MST and the director of knowledge exchange for the Canadian MST Community of Practice.

In addition to this, Andrea is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in the Province of Ontario.