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Theodore Brown

Professor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of History

Areas of expertise: History of public health and health policy. Intellectual, institutional, and political history of medicine.

Press contact:
Susan Hagen
susan.hagen@rochester.edu
585.276.4061

Related Links:
Theodore Brown Home Page


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Biography
Theodore Brown’s research falls into several areas: the history of American psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine; the influence of organized philanthropy on medical research, health policy, and medical education; the American health left and its role in both domestic and international health policy; the development and influence of the field of health services research; the history of American and global public health. Professor Brown is currently working on a coauthored history of the World Health Organization. He recently participated in the Global Health Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. Professor Brown teaches courses on the history of medicine, public health, and health policy.