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Martha Brown, M.D.

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Biography

Dr. Brown is an Associate Professor here at the UF College of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry, the Addiction Medicine Group, the Florida Recovery Center, and UF's Pain Evaluation and Treatment Program.

After graduation from Clemson University, Dr. Brown matriculated to MUSC where she was a medical student, intern, resident, Chief Resident and finally an Addiction Psychiatry Fellow. After graduation, she moved to New Orleans where she was an Assistant Professor at the LSU Medical School and became Louisiana State Physician Health Program Director. This program is quite similar to PRN in Florida. During this time she began evaluating and treating professional athletes. Before long, she became the psychiatrist for the New Orleans Saints. After years of working with professional athletes, she began evaluating other athletes from around the United States. After leading this state of Louisiana evaluation and recovery program for impaired health professionals, developing prevention and treatment for patients from physicians to professional athletes, she was recruited to the University of South Florida (USF) Medical School. At USF she became an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry. In 2006, in addition to this position, she became Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the USF College of Medicine. According to Dr. Brown: "Yes, I loved Tampa but UF COM has the largest and one of the very best addiction research and treatment programs in the United States! I couldn't wait to move and start working with the UF faculty and FRC staff. "

Education

B.S.: Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

M.D.: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Internship: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Residency: Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Chief Resident:Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Fellowship: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

Board Certifications

Double boarded in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.