Helen Brown

Helen Brown

Advisory Group Member

Deputy Director-General, Clinical Excellence Queensland, Queensland Health

Dr Helen Brown graduated from medicine from the National University of Ireland, Galway. She relocated to Queensland in 2001 and attained her neurology fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She was awarded a Master of Philosophy from Griffith University in 2011.

She is the Deputy Director-General, Clinical Excellence Queensland. She was the Director of Neurology and Stroke at the Princess Alexandra Hospital from 2014-2021, where she implemented a successful clinical redesign program for the neurology outpatient service. She then transitioned to the roles of Clinical Director of the Neurosciences Division at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, and Director of the Neurosciences Research Institute at Metro North Health.

She is passionate about ongoing education and is the Queensland Chair for the Australian and New Zealand Association for Neurologists (ANZAN) Education Committee and a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland. Her area of sub-specialty expertise is stroke, and she was previously the co-Chair of the Statewide Stroke Clinical Network.

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