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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address CH19 201 Zip 2041
Phone  (205) 934-9261
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Center for Outcomes & Effectiveness Res & Educ Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Professor
Center  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology  Ctr for Exercise Medicine Professor
Center  Ctr for Interprof Educ and Simulation  Ctr for Interprof Educ and Simulation Professor
Center  Medicine  Ctr for Palliative & Supportive Care Professor
Center  Neurology   Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute Professor
Center  Integrative Center for Aging Research  Integrative Center for Aging Research Professor
Primary  Medicine  Med-Gerontology/Geriatrics/Palliative Care Professor
Secondary  Physical Therapy  Physical Therapy Professor
Center  UAB Ctr for Study of Community Health  UAB Ctr for Study of Community Health 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