Doris Browne, MD, MPH
CASEC Information Exchange Panelist
Dr. Doris Browne is President and CEO, Browne and Associates, Inc., a service disabled veteran and woman owned health consulting company, which manages diversified health programs addressing the health status and disparities of national and international populations. Browne and Associates’ mission is to provide education, training, disease prevention consultation and a comprehensive worksite wellness programs. Our activities are primarily focused in the areas of breast and prostate cancers, women's health, other non-communicable diseases, disaster management, and HIV/AIDS with an emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention and positive health outcomes.
Dr. Browne’s international work has focused on breast cancer and HIV/AIDs. She retired from the National Cancer Institute (2009) where she managed the breast cancer portfolio for the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention and is the recipient of an NIH Merit Award (2010). She was a Woodrow Wilson Public Policy Scholar (2007) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars where her research focused on estrogen receptor negative breast cancer health disparities. Her experiences also include training and technical assistance in HIV/AIDS, clinical trials, and chronic disease management.
Dr. Browne is a retired Colonel of the US Army Medical Corps and former Director, Medical Research and Development, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command where she was responsible for the biomedical research programs for the Army and the Department of Defense (DoD). Previously, Colonel Browne was Director, Prevention and Standards, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs with responsibility for analysis, review, and formulation of policies, guidelines and programs on women's health issues, oversight for health promotion and disease prevention, and TRICARE preventive benefits; Chair, DoD Breast Cancer Prevention, Education, and Diagnosis Initiative; DoD representative to the National Action Plan on Breast Cancer; Head, Military Requirements and Application Department at the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, where she established the disaster medical management support for radiation accidents/incidents including management of radiation casualties; Chair, Organizing Committee for The First and co-chairman of the Second Consensus Development Conference on the Treatment of Radiation Injuries; participant on several NATO Panels and Working Groups; and Senior Medical Consultant, U.S. Delegation Subgroup on Accident Response to U.S. - Russian Safety, Security, and Dismantlement Working Group and DoD Partnership for Peace program during the assessment of radiation programs in foreign countries.
Her public health background included health education program on substance abuse and community health education programs, including participating in an international disaster preparedness and humanitarian assistance program for 17 West African Nations following the Ebola epidemic, which focused on facilitation/instructions for National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) Integrated One-Health Surveillance & Early Warning Scenarios.
Dr. Browne graduated from Tougaloo College (BS), University of California at Los Angeles (MPH), and Georgetown University (M.D.) and completed an internship, residency, and fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She is recognized as national and international expert in the medical management of radiation casualties, women's health, breast cancer, and HIV/AIDs and is well published including textbooks, book chapters, and peer reviewed articles. She is a former Chair of the Cancer Research Committee of the National Medical Association (NMA) and its representative to the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) Board of Sponsors. Dr. Browne is a member of numerous professional organizations and recipient of numerous awards. She is the mother of one daughter, Nicole, son-in-law, Kevin, and grandmother of Payton Arianna.
Conference Date & Time:
April 21, 2017 | 8am - 4pm
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910