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. Brown manages grants in the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC), and Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) institutional research training programs, Individual Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31), Modules for Enhancing Biomedical Research Workforce Training (R25), and a portfolio of predoctoral research training grants in Biotechnology (T32). He also co-manages the NIH Diversity Program Consortium’s National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) grants.

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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