National Cancer Institute|
Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Special Populations Networks Cancer Health Disparities Summit 2003
Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel
July 13-15, 2003
Linda Morris Brown, Dr.P.H.
Captain Linda Morris Brown is the Assistant Chief of the Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH); the DCEG liaison for issues related to cancer health disparities; and the Chief Professional Officer for the Health Services Category, USPHS Commissioned Corps. In addition to helping manage NCI's Biostatistics Branch, Captain Brown plays a leading role in the design, conduct, and analysis of large-scale, multidisciplinary epidemiologic studies in the United States and internationally.
Captain Brown received her A.B. in Biology from Smith College, Northampton, MA; her M.P.H. degree in Epidemiology and Health Planning and Administration from the University of Michigan School of Public Health; and her Dr.P.H. degree in Epidemiology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD. Captain Brown has received numerous awards, including the Surgeon General's Exemplary Service Medal, PHS Outstanding Service Medal, and NIH Director's Award. She is a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, past Chair of the Commissioned Officers Association, and past Chair of the NCI Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Group.