Joy V. Browne, PhD, PCNS, IMH-E

Clinical Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Browne is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She holds dual licensure as a Pediatric Psychologist and a Clinical Nurse Specialist and is endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Mentor.  She is the founder and director of WONDERbabies, which encompasses several programs including the Family Infant Relationship Support Training (FIRST) program, the BABIES and PreSTEPS program and the BABIES Adaptive Behavior Inventory.  She is affiliated with the Australasian NIDCAP and APIB Training Center as the Assessment of Preterm Infant Behavior trainer. Her area of expertise is in neurobehavioral assessment and intervention with high-risk infants and their families, as well as systems change toward developmentally supportive and family centered care in both hospital and community settings. Dr. Browne provides training and consultation nationally and internationally.


Track 5: Caring, Coping and Competence in Working with Infants and Young Children with Special Health Care Needs