Clinical Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies
Chair of Physician Assistant Studies
Program Director of Physician Assistant Studies
Dr. Brown is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. He earned his BS in Health and Human Services and Physician Assistant certificate from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. He earned his Master of Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University, and Doctorate of Public Health with an emphasis on Epidemiology from Capella University.
Dr. Brown is certified as a PA by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants, and is currently licensed to practice as a PA and Paramedic in the State of Connecticut. Dr. Brown’s experiences prior to joining the faculty include over 25 years clinical work as a Physician Assistant in emergency medicine, and 3 years of service in the United States Navy practicing primary care and military medicine. In addition, Dr. Brown has practiced in family practice and occupational medicine. He has held administrative positions, including clinical manager, medical director for emergency preparedness, and as EMS and emergency management coordinator. Dr. Brown continues to work as a clinical PA in emergency medicine and urgent care.
2012 – 2017
Clinical Assistant Professor
2011 – 2012
Physician Assistant/ Clinical Services Manager
East Hartford, CT
2005 – Present
Physician Assistant, Emergency Preparedness Medical Director
2000 – 2002
Lecturer in Surgery
New Haven, CT
1999 – 2005
New Haven, CT
1998 – 1999
1997 – 1998
1996 – 1997
Bar Harbor, ME
1995 – 1996
1991 – 1995
Physician Assistant/ Naval Officer
1990 – Present
Physician Assistant / EMS and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Pata R, VanOss T, Hepburn M, Glynn B, Kasinskas C, Lukaszewicz M, Brown D, Thompson J, Smith M, Kappus L. , The cardiac journey: An interprofessional simulation experience, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Education. Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century, Philadelphia, PA (2018).
Cordeau, MA., Brown, D., Glynn, B., Gray, M., Kasinkas, C., Lewis, M., Mutrie, L., Rogers, D., & Van Oss, T. (2016)., Simulation Scenarios for Nursing Educators , 3rd Ed, New York (Springer 2016).