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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address CH19 219 Zip 2041
Phone 205-934-9261
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med-Gerontology/Geriatrics/Palliative Care Professor
Secondary  Physical Therapy  Physical Therapy Assistant Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Center for Outcomes & Effectiveness Res & Educ Professor
Center  Comprehensive Ctr for Healthy Aging  Comprehensive Ctr for Healthy Aging Professor
Center  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology  Ctr for Exercise Medicine Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Brown graduated with a BS degree in physical therapy from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and completed her MD degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She served an internship and residency, including a year as chief resident, in the Primary Care Internal Medicine Program at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to joining UAB, she completed a fellowship in geriatrics and clinical epidemiology at Yale. She obtained a Masters of Science in Public Health from UAB in 2006. Dr. Brown is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine with a certification in geriatrics.

Research/Clinical Interest
Dr. Brown’s clinical interests center on mobility-related issues; her current research focuses on low mobility and falls in hospitalized older patients.

Hospitalization, Mobility, Falls