Named To New Posts at Duke University Health System
...DURHAM, N.C. , Monte D. Brown, M.D., has been named vice president of administration for Duke University Health System (DUHS) and associate dean of veterans affairs for Duke's School of Medicine.
...Brown, 46, has been at Duke for the past seven months, serving as chief operating officer of Duke's Private Diagnostic Clinic and as the DUHS and medical school representative to the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC).Before coming to Duke, Brown spent eight years on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and served as vice chairman of the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.
17-year career in academic and VAMC medicine, Brown
has focused on health care management, finance, contracting, billing, strategic planning, compliance and business development.
"While at Brigham and Women's Hospital
, Dr. Brown
developed many innovative programs involving technology, such as physician use of hand-held devices, as well as using the web to improve access to clinic appointments and wireless technology to improve the quality of patient care," Dzau said.
new positions, Brown
will play a key role in implementing the health system strategic plan and coordinating with the university about the health system's parking needs.Brown
also will assume responsibility for facilities, architecture, occupational safety and crisis management.
"I am excited about joining the leadership team that is helping Dr. Dzau achieve his vision for the Duke Health System
...Brown earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1986 and completed training in internal medicine and cardiology at Stanford University in 1995.He
spent six years in various roles on the Stanford
faculty at the Palo Alto VAMC, including medical director of the medical intensive care unit and associate chief of staff for ambulatory care.He then spent two years as the associate chief medical officer at Stanford, where he helped develop a unique collaboration involving the county, the VA and Stanford to serve the local community, before moving to Harvard in 1997.
...Monte Brown, M.D.