Dr. Brown is currently a second year General Surgery Resident
2011 - present
Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2007 - 2011
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1999 - 2003
B.A. in Psychology
Palo Alto, California
American College of Surgeons
07/2008 – 08/2008
University of Pennsylvania, Agnew Summer Scholars Program, Philadelphia, PA
Summer scholar, Dr. Joseph Bavaria
Investigated the rates of structural valve deterioration in patients under 60 years of age receiving two different types of bioprosthetic values.
09/2004 – 06/2007
Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Philadelphia, PA
Research Coordinator, Dr. Myles Faith
Participated in a 14-year longitudinal study of 72 children whose mothers had varying pre-pregnancy BMIs. Study dedicated to deciphering the contribution of genetics and environment on rates of childhood obesity.
Kral TVE, Stunkard AJ, Berkowitz RI, Stallings VA, Brown DD, Faith MS. Daily food intake in relation to dietary energy density in the free-living environment: a prospective analysis of children born at different risk of obesity. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.2007 Jul; 86(1): 41-47.
Kral TVE, Stunkard AJ, Berkowitz RI, Stallings VA, Brown DD, Faith MS. Dietary energy density increases during early childhood irrespective of familial disposition to obesity: results from a prospective cohort study.. International Journal of Obesity.2007 Jul; 31(7): 1061-7.