Biographical Sketch: Patrick H. Brown, Ph.D.

Patrick H. Brown, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. In this position, he administers the Bridges to the Doctorate program, Bridges to the Baccalaureate program, and Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research. Prior to joining NIGMS, Dr. Brown was a chemistry teacher in the Montgomery County School system. Prior to that, he was unit chief of the Quantitative Methods for Macromolecular Interactions Unit within the Trans-NIH Shared Resource on Biomedical Engineering and Physical Science at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). Dr. Brown earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Maryland, College Park. He conducted postdoctoral research at the former University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute.

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