Cohort 
2019

Anne Browning, PhD, MA

Educator, Researcher & Administrator

By turning our focus towards our resilience and well-being now, we may be able to support our long-term brain health.

Current Work

Anne is Assistant Dean for Well-being, University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine; founding director of the UW Resilience Lab; and affiliate assistant professor, UW College of Education. Through her work, she is promoting resilience, brain health and wellbeing for health care teams.

Personal Hero

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Words of Strength

Visionary, teacher, cross-disciplinary collaborator

Vision

How we live our lives now will affect our brain health in the decades to come. By turning our focus towards our resilience and well-being now, Anne believes we may be able to support our long-term brain health.

Strategy

Anne is partnering with content area experts across disciplines to develop well-being and resilience programming to meet the emerging needs of our healthcare team members and communities.

Motivation

During the COIVD-19 pandemic, Anne believes we are seeing impacts on the health and well-being of our healthcare team members and community members more broadly that may impact brain health over our lifespan.

Education & Experience

Anne Browning studied Social Anthropology as an undergraduate at Harvard University. Browning went on to earn a Master’s in Education at the University of California at Berkeley. At the University of Washington (UW), she earned a PhD in Education, Leadership and Policy Studies while working to support equity and access for a diverse student body. She now serves as the Assistant Dean for Well-Being at the UW School of Medicine, is the Founding Director of the UW Resilience Lab, and serves as an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the UW College of Education.