Dr. Browns’ research has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, industry, and other sources. Her research focuses on promoting the health and well-being of older adults and their caregivers. Dr. Brown and her colleagues have received a Florida State appropriation and federal funding to develop and test “CareHeroes”, a multi-function app designed to improve dementia care coordination and provide support for caregivers. Dr. Brown’ scholarly work has been presented nationally and internationally. Dr. Brown is an elected member of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The nursing intervention developed by Dr. Brown and colleagues, “Training in the Assessment of Depression” (TRIAD), established efficacious and effective, received national recognition from the AANs’ Raise the Voice Edge Runner Program. Dr. Brown is a founding editorial board member of the journal Research in Gerontological Nursing.