Monte D. Brown, MD
...Monte Brown, MD
...Monte D. Brown, MD, was named vice president of administration for Duke University Health System (DUHS) and associate dean of veterans affairs for Duke's School of Medicine in April 2006.
plays a key role in implementing the health system strategic plan and coordinating with the university about the health system's parking needs.Brown
also is responsibility for facilities, architecture, occupational safety, and crisis management. Brown has been at Duke since 2005, originally 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.
career in academic and VAMC medicine, Brown
has focused on health care management, finance, contracting, billing, strategic planning, compliance, and business development. 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.