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Elizabeth J. Brown, M.D., M.P.H.

Family Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 279-4800

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Elizabeth received her medical degree from the Medical School for International Health in Beer Sheva Israel in 2002. She then completed a year of public health and refugee studies in Forced Migration at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. An interest in global health drew her to residency in Rochester, and she traveled to Honduras and Haiti during her training. She stayed on as Chief Resident and then joined the Family Medicine faculty. Her current responsibilities include seeing patients, teaching residents, and organizing the medical school's FM electives. She has continued to travel to Honduras with the resident program. She enjoys providing maternity care as well as caring for refugee populations. Elizabeth and her husband live in Rochester and enjoy outside activities, working on their house, and trying a variety of ethnic foods.

Research

Elizabeth received her medical degree from the Medical School for International Health in Beer Sheva Israel in 2002. She then completed a year of public health and refugee studies in Forced Migration at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. An interest in global health drew her to residency in Rochester, and she traveled to Honduras and Haiti during her training. She stayed on as Chief Resident and then joined the Family Medicine faculty. Her current responsibilities include seeing patients, teaching residents, and organizing the medical school's FM electives. She has continued to travel to Honduras with the resident program. She enjoys providing maternity care as well as caring for refugee populations. Elizabeth and her husband live in Rochester and enjoy outside activities, working on their house, and trying a variety of ethnic foods

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

1998
Bachelor of Science | Messiah College
Biology

2002
MD | Ben Gurion University of the Negev
International Health and Medicine

2006
MPH | Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Heilbrunn Dept. of Population and Family Health

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2004 - 06/25/2006
Residency in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004
Internship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital

Awards

2017
Strong Star

2017
Family Medicine Faculty Appreciation Award

2016
Shining Example

2016
Family Medicine Faculty Appreciation Award

2015
Family Medicine Faculty Appreciation Award

2014
Family Medicine Faculty Appreciation Award

2010
Family Medicine Faculty Appreciation Award

2010
University of Rochester Highland Family Medicine Faculty Teaching Award

2007
University of Rochester Highland Family Medicine Women's Health Care Award

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Publications

Journal Articles

2015
Russell, H; Brown, E; Loomis, E & Hartman, S. ""Newborn Care in the First Week of Life"". Family Doctor, A Journal of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians. 2015; 4(1): 35-39.

2015
Brown, E; Russell, H (View One) Loomis, E; Hartman, S (View Two). ""Two Views: Infant Feeding View One - Breastfeeding & View Two - Infant Formula"". Family Doctor, A Journal of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians. 2015; 4(1): 10.

2010
Brown E; Carroll J; Fogarty C; Holt C. ""'They get a C-section...they gonna die' Somali women's fears of obstetrical interventions in the United States."". Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society. 2010; 21(3): 220-227.

Books & Chapters

2014
Chapter Title: Sexual Dysfunction
Book Title: Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care and Prevention
Author List: Naumburg, E; Brown, E.
Edited By: Smith M., Shrimp S. & Schrager S.
Published By: McGraw-Hill2014

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