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. He manages Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31), Modules for Enhancing Biomedical Research Workforce Training (R25), and a portfolio of predoctoral institutional research training grants in Biotechnology (T32). He also manages research grants in the areas of chemical catalysis and synthetic methods in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry.

Prior to joining NIGMS, Brown was a chemistry teacher in the Montgomery County School system. Before that, he was​ 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. Brown earned an A.S. in chemistry at Greenfield Community College, a B.S. in chemistry at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and 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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