Courtney M. Brown, MD, MSc

General Pediatrics Research Committee, Co-chair

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4506


Preventive care; mental health
Courtney M. Brown, MD, MSc, is a general pediatrician and a primary care researcher. Her research focuses on social and emotional development in preschool-aged children and on enhancing interdisciplinary efforts to connect families with services that promote healthy social-emotional development. She also has an interest in improving systems for reliable delivery of preventive services within the primary care pediatrics environment.

MD: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2005-2008.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2008.

MSc: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2011.

Fellowship: NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2012; Quality Scholars Program in Healthcare Transformation, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2014.

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Brown CM, Beck AF, Steuerwald W, Alexander E, Samaan ZM, Kahn RS, Mansour ME. Narrowing Care Gaps for Early Language Delay: A Quality Improvement Study. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016; 55(2): 137-144.

Samaan Z, Brown CM, Morehous J, Perkins AA, Kahn RS, Mansour ME. Implementation of a Preventive Services Bundle in Academic Pediatric Primary Care Centers. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar;137(3):1-7.

Jones MN, Brown CM, Widener MJ, Sucharew HJ, Beck AF. Area-level Socioeconomic Factors Are Associated with Completion of Pediatric Preventive Services. J Prim Care Community Health. 2016 Feb 16.

Brown CM, Girio-Herrera E, Sherman SN, Kahn RS, Copeland KA. Pediatricians May Address Barriers Inadequately When Referring Low-Income Preschool-Aged Children to Behavioral Health Services. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2014;25: 406–424.

Brown CM, Perkins J, Blust A, Kahn RS. A Neighborhood-Based Approach to Population Health in the Pediatric Medical Home. J Community Health. 2015; 40(1): 1-11.

Greiner MV, Ross J, Brown CM, Beal SJ, Sherman SN. Foster Caregivers’ Perspectives on the Medical Challenges of Children Placed in their Care: Implications for Pediatricians Caring for Children in Foster Care. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015; 54(9): 853-861.

Brown CM, Samaan ZM, Morehous JF, Perkins AA, Kahn RS, Mansour ME. Development of a Bundle Measure for Preventive Service Delivery to Infants in Primary Care. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2015; 21(4): 642-648.

Murtagh Kurowski E, Schondelmeyer AC, Brown C, Dandoy CE, Hanke SJ, Tubbs Cooley HL. A Practical Guide to Conducting Quality Improvement in the Health Care Setting. Current Treat Options Peds. 2015.

Brown CM, Girio-Herrera E, Sherman SN, Kahn RS, Copeland KA. Low-income parents’ perceptions of pediatrician advice on early childhood education. J Community Health. 2013;38:195-204.

Brown CM, Copeland KA, Sucharew H, Kahn RS. Social-Emotional Problems in Preschool-Aged Children: Opportunities for Prevention and Early Intervention. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(10):1.