Dr. Brown is a professor in the ETSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Brown is a University of Rochester School of Medicine graduate who subsequently did residency at Wright State University as an officer in the USAF. He is board certified in General Psychiatry. He joined the faculty of the University of Texas Health Science Center, coming to East Tennessee and joining this department in 1994. He has been very active in academic psychiatry, having published over 110 papers and abstracts as well as 15 book chapters, participating in research in transsexualism and gender identity disorders, schizophrenia, and HIV. His areas of expertise include: gender identity disorders and psychopharmacology.