Dr. Brown has over 30 publications in various areas of laboratory animal care and use, including several chapters in the National Agriculture Library's publication "Essentials for Animal Research" and has served as author and editor in the ACLAM Book Series. She served on the AVMA Panel on Research Animal Surgery and was on the ILAR committee to revise the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals in 1996. She has been particularly interested in the areas of surgery, anesthesia, IACUC functions, humane endpoints, ethics and animal welfare.
Since beginning her work in the field of lab animal medicine she has worked closely with many local and national organizations. These include, AVMA; APV; AALAS; Association of Women Veterinarians (past president); ASLAP (Board of Directors); ACLAM (Board of Directors, Certification Oversight Committee, ACLAM Foundation Advisory Committee), ECLAM (Foundation Board of Directors, Credentials Committee); ESLAV (Board of Directors), Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (Advisory Board), Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (Board of Trustees); and AAALAC (Council on Accreditation and Board of Trustees). Dr. Brown is also one the foundation faculty of the highly successful IACUC 101.