Associate Director or Seminars, ACCORDS Education
Dr. Brewer is Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and serves as Associate Director for the Colorado Children’s Outcomes Network, a state-wide practice based research network (PBRN) of pediatric practices in Colorado focused on answering clinically relevant research questions. She has experience in designing and conducting health services and patient-centered outcomes research using qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods. Her research interests include disease prevention and establishment of healthy behavior in pediatric care, the role of community in refugee health during resettlement, and effective implementation of community engagement in health research and the health care system. Dr. Brewer joined the Children’s Outcomes Research Program (COR) in 2011 and has worked on a range of topics in pediatric and adult health outcomes. In addition to her research, she is passionate about the effective integration of community-based pedagogical strategies including service-learning, community engagement, and equitable co-learning in the medical education continuum. She earned a PhD in Health and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Colorado Denver, a graduate certificate in Public Health Sciences from the Colorado School of Public Health, and Master of Public Administration with a focus in health policy from University of Colorado Denver, and. B.A. in International Studies and German Languages and Literature from the University of Denver.