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Theodore M. Brown

Theodore M. Brown, American history educator, curator, historical consultant. Herodotus fellow Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1972-1973. Secretary-treasurer Sigerist Circle (of Medical Historians and Health Activists), 1994-1997. Member American Association for the History of Medicine (chairman Welch medal committee 1991-1993).

Background

  • Brown, Theodore M. was born on May 12, 1942 in New York City. Son of Philip and Anne (Rabinowitz) Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, City College of New York, 1963. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in History of Science, Princeton University, 1968.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Institute History of Medicine/Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1969. Assistant professor history Princeton University, 1969-1971. Assistant professor then associate professor history City College of City University of New York, New York City, 1972-1977.

      From associate professor to professor history and community and prev. medical University Rochester, New York, since 1977, Mercer Brugler distinguished teaching professor, 1979-1982. Visiting curator, history consultant The National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 1995-1997.

    Works

    • Author, co-editor: Making Medical History: The Life and Times of Henry E. Sigerist, 1997. Author exhibition catalog.

    Membership

    Secretary-treasurer Sigerist Circle (of Medical Historians and Health Activists), 1994-1997. Member American Association for the History of Medicine (chairman Welch medal committee 1991-1993).

    Connections

    • Married Danielle Fraenkel, December 21, 1963 (div. December 1981); children: Elena Julienne, David Avram. Married Corinne Sutter, November 2, 1994.
    • father: Philip Brown
    • mother: Anne (Rabinowitz) Brown
    • spouses: Danielle Fraenkel
    • Corinne Sutter
    • children: Elena Julienne Brown
    • David Avram Brown
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    Born March 12, 1942
    (age 74)
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    • 1963
      City College of New York
    • 1965
      Princeton University
    • 1968
      Princeton University
    • 1969
      Postdoctoral fellow, Institute History of Medicine/Johns Hopkins University
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      assistant, professor history Princeton University
    • 1972 - 1977
      assistant, professor then associate professor history City College of City University of New York
    • 1977
      from associate, professor to professor history and community and prev. medical University Rochester
      New York, United States

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