Brown, Mary V
Associate Professor - Community Health (DC)
HP 101f
(801) 863-7398
(801) 863-7082
Mail Code:
C.V. of MV. Brown
Last Updated: 10/24/18 -

Associate  Professor

Educational Background:
Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah
Master of Science, Community Health Education, Certificate in Gerontology, Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science, Community Health Education, Brigham Young University
Associate of Science, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, California 

Classes I teach:
Health 1100--Personal Health and Wellness
Health 2400--Concepts of Stress Management
Health 3000--Health Concepts of Death & Dying
Health 3220--Foundations of Health Education
Health 3230:  Professional Development
Health 3240--Women's Health
Health 3260--Modifying Health Behaviors
Health 4140--Assessment & Planning Health Programs
Health 4160--Implementation & Evaluation
Health 4720--CHES Preparation

Research Interests:
Stress, coping skills, walking, active learning, healthy vending machine options, needs of Non-Traditional Students


Dean's Award of Excellence for Faculty, College of Health & Public Service, April 2018
Outstanding Service & Leadership in Health Education and Promotion, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, 2017
Friend of Public Health, Utah County Health Department, Board of Health, April 2012017Catherine Summerhays Distinguished Service Award, USOPHE, 2016
Outstanding Educator, Alumni Association, UVU, 2014
Outstanding Educator, Alumni Association, UVU, 2006
Adjunct Instructor of the Year, School of Science & Health, UVSC, 2002
Nominated for Adjunct Instructor of the Year, 2007, 2001


Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
Adult Development and Aging (Gerontology)


Smith-Jacskon, T., Brown, M., Flint, M., & Larsen, M. (In-review).  A mixed method approach to understanding the factors surrounding delayed diagnoisis of type one diabetes.  Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.

Smith-Jackson, T., Flint, M., Brown, M.V., & Lehmbeck, J. (2017).  Eating disorder behavior as normative for college women.  Annals of Public Health & Research:  Special Issue:  Eating Disorders and Public Health

Brown, M.V., Flint, M., & Fuqua, J. (2014). The effects of a nutrition education intervention on vending machine sales on a university campus.  Journal of American College Health, 62(7), 512-516.

Brown, M.V. (2011).  The stresses of hospice volunteer work.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 28(3), 188-192.

Brown, M.V. (2011).  How they cope: A qualitative study of the coping skills of hospice volunteers.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 28(6), 398-402.

Professional Organizations:
Society of Public Health Educators (SOPHE)
Utah Public Health Association (UPHA)
Utah Chapter of the Society for Public Health Educators (USOPHE)

Volunteer Work:
Board Member, Communications, Utah Public Health Association (2015-2018)
President, Health Education Association of Utah (2012-2014)
Inspiration Hospice & Hospice Specialists (inactive)