Dr. Robert H. Brown is a professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, environmental health sciences, medicine and radiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include anesthesiology.
Dr. Brown led the effort to enact a “latex-safe” policy at Johns Hopkins, making it one of the first medical institutions to ban the common (and potentially fatal) allergen.
He received his undergraduate degree in economics and biology from the University of Rochester. He earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.P.H from Johns Hopkins. He completed both his residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in chronic pain at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Brown joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1990. He has been an adjunct professor in the Department of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Palermo in Italy since 2005.
Dr. Brown's research interest is pulmonary physiology.
Dr. Brown serves as associate editor of The Journal of Applied Physiology. He has been recognized by the Fleischner Society with a Fleishner Memorial Award. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Physiological Society and the American Society of Anesthesiologists.