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Teresa Brockie, PhD, MSN, RN

Associate Professor
Teresa Brockie
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Adolescent/Young Adult Care
  • Community
  • Disparities
  • Diversity
  • Equity
  • Health Behavior
  • Mental Health
  • PTSD
  • Public Health
  • Resilience/Stress Coping
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Use/Addiction
  • Trauma
  • Violence


Teresa Brockie’s research focuses on achieving health equity through community-based prevention and intervention of suicide, trauma, and adverse childhood experiences among vulnerable populations. A member of the White Clay (A'aninin) Nation from Fort Belknap, Montana, Dr. Brockie earned her PhD at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. In 2011, she led an all Native American team to collect data to study suicidal behavior among reservation-based Native American youth.

Additional Resources

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  • Videos

  • Publications/Research

    Brockie, T., Campbell, J., Dana-Sacco, G., Farley, J. E., Belcher, H., Kub, J., Nelson, K., Ivanich, I., Yang. L., Wallen, G., Wetsit, L., & Wilcox, H. (2022). Cultural protection from polysubstance use among Native American adolescents and young adults. Prevention Science.

    Brockie, T., Clark, T.C., Best, O., Power, T., Bourque Bearskin, L., Kurtz, D.L., Lowe, J. and Wilson, D. (2021), Indigenous social exclusion to inclusion: Case studies on Indigenous nursing leadership in four high income countries. Journal of Clinical Nursing.

    Jock BW, Dana-Sacco G, Arscott J, Bagwell-Gray ME, Loerzel E, Caldas SV, Brockie T, Packard G, O’Keefe VM, McKinley CE, Campbell J (2021) “We’ve already endured the trauma, and who is going to either end that cycle or continue to feed it?”: the influence of family and legal systems on Native American women’s IPV experiences. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

    Nelson KE, Wright R, Peeler A, Brockie T, Davidson PM (2021). Sociodemographic Disparities in Access to Hospice and Palliative Care: An Integrative Review. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®. doi:10.1177/1049909120985419.

    Brockie TN, Dana-Sacco G, Wallen GR, Wilcox HC, Campbell JC (2015). “The Relationship of Adverse Childhood Experiences to PTSD, Depression, Poly-Drug Use and Suicide Attempt in Reservation-Based Native American Adolescents and Young Adults.” American Journal of Community Psychology. Jun; 55(3-4): 411-21. doi: 10.1007/s10464-015-9721-3.

  • Awards/Honors

    2020  Brilliant New Investigator Award, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science - American Academy of Nursing

    2020  Keynote Speaker, 6TH Annual Native Nations Nursing Summit: Resilience and Native Nursing in the Age of COVID, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing

    2019  Keynote Speaker, 2019 International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit: Building Indigenous Nurse Led Research Capacity, University of Southern Queensland – Ipswich Campus, Ipswich, Australia

    2017  Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

    RADM Faye G. Abdellah Publication Award for Nursing Research by the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Professional Advisory Committee for Nursing (N-PAC)