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Research Day 2018


Research Day 2018

Poster Awards


 


Nancy J. Brown, MD

Research Day 2018 Guest Speaker

Dr. Nancy J. Brown is Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Chair of the Department of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief at Vanderbilt Hospital. A graduate of Yale College and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Brown leads a translational research program that focuses on pharmacological strategies to prevent diabetes and end-organ damage in hypertension. In 2000, Dr. Brown co-founded the Vanderbilt Master of Science in Clinical Investigation program to train investigators in patient-oriented research. From 2006-2010, she served as Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Scientist Development, and established infrastructure to promote the development of physician-scientists. Dr. Brown is an active member of the American Heart Association Council for High Blood Pressure and the American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Brown served on the NIH National Advisory Research Resources Council from 2007-2011 and currently serves on the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council. Her honors include the American Society of Hypertension Young Scholar Award, American Federation for Clinical Research Outstanding Investigator Award, the Grant Liddle Award, the E.K. Frey - E. Werle Foundation Promotion Prize, the AHA Harriet Dustan Award, and membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation and in Association of American Physicians. Dr. Brown is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and member of the National Academy of Medicine.