Corina Brown

Corina Brown


Contact Information

Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado

Campus Box 98
Greeley, CO 80639


Ph.D. - University of Northern Colorado (Chemical Education)
M.S. - University of Northern Colordao (Biochemistry)
B.S. - Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Romania (Chemical Engineering)

Research/Areas of Interest

In the field of Biochemistry: biochemistry courses for science majors, General, Organic and Biological (GOB) chemistry courses for allied-health majors, drug delivery systems, drug metabolism, analytical instrumentation in biochemistry: FTIR spectroscopy, HPLC, UV-vis, GC-MS, fluorometry.

In the field of Chemical Education: design and development of assessment materials in the area of organic chemistry and biochemistry, Problem-Based Learning (PBL), qualitative, quantitative and psychometric research methodology

Publications/Creative Works

Recent Publications
  • Corina E. Brown, Richard M. Hyslop, and Jack Barbera. Development and Analysis of an Instrument to Assess Student Understanding of GOB Chemistry Knowledge Relevant to Clinical Nursing Practice, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2015, 43, 13-19.
  • Corina E. Brown, Melissa L. M. Henry, Jack Barbera, and Richard M. Hyslop, A Bridge Between Two Cultures: Uncovering the Chemistry Concepts Relevant to the Nursing Clinical Practice. Journal of Chemical Education, 2012, 89, 1114−1121.
  • Corina E. Brown, Richard M. Hyslop, and Jack Barbera. The Design and Psychometric Analysis of the General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry Topic Inventory (GOB - CTI) Based on Topics Relevant to the Nursing Clinical Practice, Journal of Chemical Education, Chemical Education and Research Practice, in review.
  • Corina E. Brown and Richard M. Hyslop. The impact of teaching interventions on the attitude and knowledge of allied-health students enrolled in a GOB chemistry course, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, in preparation.