Robert D. Brown, Jr., M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Robert D. Brown Jr., M.D., M.P.H., is a neurologist with a subspecialty expertise in stroke and cerebrovascular disease. His clinical interests include:

  • Cerebrovascular diseases of all types.
  • Ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack evaluation and management.
  • Intracranial aneurysms — evaluation, screening and management.
  • Intracranial vascular malformations including cavernous malformations and arteriovenous malformations.
  • Central nervous system vasculitis evaluation and management.
  • Stroke prevention.
  • The evaluation and management of all other neurological disorders.
  • For all patients seen, provision of care focusing on the primary value of Mayo Clinic: The needs of the patient come first.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Brown has been active in stroke-cerebrovascular disease research for over 30 years, and has served as principal investigator, and on the executive committee and steering committees for numerous NIH-funded research studies. He has published extensively in scientific journals. He also has a long-standing interest in the education of residents and fellows, and in presenting at continuous professional development courses in the field of stroke and cerebrovascular disease for other physicians and health care providers.

  1. Arteriovenous malformation
  2. Brain aneurysm
  3. Carotid artery disease
  4. Cavernous malformations
  5. CNS vasculitis
  6. Stroke
  7. Stroke prevention
  8. Transient ischemic attack
  • Stroke: evaluation and management
  • Transient ischemic attack: evaluation and management
  • Stroke epidemiology and prevention
  • Carotid artery disease: medical, endovascular and surgical management
  • Cerebral aneurysms
  • Intracranial arteriovenous malformations
  • Intracranial cavernous malformations
  • CNS vascultis

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1992
    Fellow - Cerebrovascular Disease and StrokeMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1992
    MPH - Public Health, EpidemiologyUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  3. 1991
    Resident - NeurologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1987
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1983
    BS - Chemistry
    BiologyGustavus Adolphus College

Certifications

  1. 2008
    Vascular NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 1994
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2005
    Internal Medicine Residency, Recognition for Excellence in Inpatient Teaching 1999-2004Mayo Clinic
  2. 2005
    Individual Award for ExcellenceMayo Clinic
  3. 2004
    Distinguished Clinician AwardMayo Clinic
  4. 2002
    Outstanding Faculty AwardMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2001
    Stroke Leadership AwardAmerican Heart Association
  6. 1999
    American Neurological Association MembershipAmerican Neurological Association
  7. 1997
    Medical Student Scholarship (Cerebrovascular Disease)American Heart Association
  8. 1993
    Karis AwardMayo Clinic
  9. 1991
    Woltman AwardMayo Clinic
  10. 1991
    Fellowship AwardNational Stroke Association
  11. 1983
    Guild of St AnsgarGustavus Adolphus College
  12. 1983
    Phi Beta KappaGustavus Adolphus College
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Professional memberships

  1. 2006 - 2009
    ChairEducation Committee, American Neurological Association
  2. 2003
    MemberClassification Committee BARI 2D Study, Morbidity and Mortality Committee
  3. 2003 - present
    MemberACGME General Competencies Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  4. 2001 - 2002
    MemberProfessionalism and Communication Skills Subgroup, ACGME General Competencies Development Task Force, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2001 - present
    MemberProgram Accreditation and Development Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
  6. 2000 - present
    MemberOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  7. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  8. 1999 - present
    MemberNational Institutes of Health
  9. 1998 - 2000
    MemberMedical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP), American College of Physicians
  10. 1998 - 1999
    MemberSpecial Writing Group, American Stroke Association
  11. 1998 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  12. 1998 - present
    Vice ChairEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  13. 1998 - present
    MemberMedical and Laboratory Subspecialties, Graduate Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  14. 1998 - present
    MemberResidency Curriculum Subcommittee, Department of Neurology
  15. 1998 - present
    MemberResidency Program, Department of Neurology
  16. 1998 - present
    MemberResident Assessment Committee, Department of Neurology
  17. 1998 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Neurology
  18. 1998 - present
    MemberUniversity of Minnesota, National Institutes of Health
  19. 1998 - present
    MemberConsortium of Neurology Program Directors, American Academy of Neurology
  20. 1997 - 2000
    MemberStroke Section, Minnesota Affiliate, American Heart Association
  21. 1997 - 1998
    LeaderPractice Group, Department of Neurology
  22. 1997 - 1998
    MemberBoard of Directors, Minnesota Affiliate, American Heart Association
  23. 1997
    MemberNurses Education Program, Department of Neurology
  24. 1996 - 2000
    MemberScholarship Committee, Stroke Council, American Heart Association
  25. 1996
    MemberICSI Guideline Development Group on t-PA for Acute Stroke, Minneapolis, MN
  26. 1995 - 1999
    Student AdvisorMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  27. 1995 - 1997
    Faculty AdvisorMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  28. 1995 - present
    MemberSociety of Clinical Neurologists
  29. 1994 - 1998
    ChairRecruitment Committee, Department of Neurology
  30. 1994 - 1997
    Team LeaderTransient ischemic attack and minor stroke Practice Guideline Team, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  31. 1994 - 1997
    MemberAlumni Association, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  32. 1994 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  33. 1993 - 2000
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurology
  34. 1993
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  35. 1992 - present
    MemberRecruitment Committee, Department of Neurology
  36. 1992 - present
    MemberThird-Year Neurology Clerkship, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  37. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  38. 1991 - present
    MemberStroke Council, American Heart Association
  39. 1991 - present
    MemberInternational Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms (NIH)
  40. 1990
    Resident RepresentativeDepartment of Neurology
  41. 1990
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  42. 1989 - 1991
    MemberRecruitment Committee, Department of Neurology
  43. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  44. 1987
    MemberSenior Research Symposium, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  45. 1987
    MemberGraduating Class Commencement Speaker, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  46. 1986 - 1987
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  47. 1983 - 1984
    Class RepresentativeMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  48. 1983 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  49. 1983 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  50. 1983 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  51.  
    ModeratorSenior Research Symposium, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  52.  
    CoordinatorSenior Research Symposium, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  53.  
    PresidentAlumni Association, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  54.  
    CoordinatorNurses Education Program, Department of Neurology
  55.  
    PreceptorThird-Year Neurology Clerkship, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  56.  
    ParticipantRegional Visiting Faculty Program Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  57.  
    DirectorResidency Program, Department of Neurology
  58.  
    Elected CouncilorOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  59.  
    Discussion LeaderThird-Year Neurology Clerkship, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  60.  
    Research AdvisorThe Neurological Manifestations of Atrial Myxoma, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  61.  
    MentorThe Neurological Manifestations of Atrial Myxoma, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  62.  
    MemberPersonnel Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  63.  
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Academy of Neurology
  64.  
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Stroke Association
  65.  
    ConsultantUniversity of Minnesota, National Institutes of Health
  66.  
    EditorMedical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP), American College of Physicians
  67.  
    Site VisitorClinique Universitaire, Bordeaux, France, National Institutes of Health
  68.  
    Site VisitorHarborview Medical Center, University of Washington, National Institutes of Health
  69.  
    Site VisitorKarolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, National Institutes of Health
  70.  
    Site VisitorNewcastle General Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne,England, National Institutes of Health
  71.  
    Site VisitorRigshospitalet, Copenhagen,Denmark, National Institutes of Health
  72.  
    Site VisitorSouthern General Hospital, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, National Institutes of Health
  73.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Paris, Paris, France, National Institutes of Health
  74.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, National Institutes of Health
  75.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Colorado, Denver, CO, National Institutes of Health
  76.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, National Institutes of Health
  77.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Massachusetts, Medical Center of Massachusetts, Worcester,MA, National Institutes of Health
  78.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Manitoba Health Sciences Center, Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada, National Institutes of Health
  79.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, National Institutes of Health
  80.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Minnesota, National Institutes of Health
  81.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, National Institutes of Health
  82.  
    Site VisitorUniversity of Southern California, Los Angeles County Medical Center, Los Angeles,CA, National Institutes of Health
  83.  
    Site VisitorWestern General Hospital, Edinburgh,Scotland, National Institutes of Health
  84.  
    Co-InvestigatorInternational Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms (NIH)
  85.  
    Co-InvestigatorSiblings with Ischemic Stroke Study
  86.  
    Site VisitorMassachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, National Institutes of Health
  87.  
    Site VisitorAcademisch Ziekenhuis Groningen, The Netherlands, National Institutes of Health
  88.  
    Co-ChairMeeting Session, American Academy of Neurology
  89.  
    PI at Participating CenterSiblings with Ischemic Stroke Study
  90.  
    MemberGuideline for the Management of Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations, Special Writing Group, American Stroke Association
  91.  
    MemberPopulation-based stroke epidemiology and outcomes (research project), University of Minnesota, National Institutes of Health
  92.  
    MemberSteering Committee, Siblings with Ischemic Stroke Study
  93.  
    MemberExecutive Committee, Siblings with Ischemic Stroke Study
  94.  
    MemberSteering Committee, International Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms (NIH)
  95.  
    MemberExecutive Committee, International Study of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms (NIH)
  96.  
    MemberExecutive Committee, A.B. Baker Section on Neurological Education, American Academy of Neurology
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