Our Team

EQUIP Health Care includes an interdisciplinary team of researchers, knowledge users and health care partners from nursing, medicine, population and public health, community health sciences, and information and media studies, and leaders in Indigenous health, women’s health, and the emergency and primary health care sectors.

  • Annette J. Browne is the Nominated Principal Investigator for EQUIP Primary Health Care. A professor in the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Annette’s research focuses on health and health care inequities, with a particular focus on implications for Indigenous peoples in Canada.
  • Colleen Varcoe is the Nominated Principal Investigator for EQUIP Emergency. Also a professor in the School of Nursing at UBC, Colleen’s research focuses on women’s health with an emphasis on violence and inequity and the culture of health care, with aims to promote ethical practice and policy in the context of violence and inequity.