FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2018
New HSHPS Board of Directors Member: Darryl Brown, PhD, MPA,
Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
WASHINGTON, DC – The HSHPS Board of Directors has confirmed Dr. Darryl Brown as its new Vice President. Dr. Brown will be replacing Dr. Maria Garcia who stepped down from the position earlier this year.
Darryl Brown, PhD, MPA, Assistant Teaching Professor and Director, Doctoral Programs in the Department of Health Management and Policy, will also continue as Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health’s HSHPS Institutional Representative. Prior to the appointment of Vice President, Dr. Brown served as the Executive Secretary of HSHPS.
Dr. Brown’s health care research experience is extensive, including work for the New Jersey Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics; University of Pennsylvania Medical School; and Temple University Health System. His research in patient‐reported outcomes and quality of care has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at APHA and AcademyHealth national meetings. Dr. Brown has conducted applied health economics research funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He has also performed consulting work for Eli Lilly, Genentech, Inc. and Galderma Laboratories.
Dr. Brown serves as a grant reviewer for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is an also an editorial peer reviewer for Health Equity and the Journal of Racial and Health Disparities.
Dr. Brown’s degrees include a BS in Community Development from Pennsylvania State University, an MPA in Health Policy & Management from New York University Wagner School of Public Service; and a PhD in Health Services & Outcomes Research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
“I am both honored and humbled by the greater role to which I have been entrusted to serve with HSHSP President, Dr. Norma Perez, the HSHSP Executive Committee and our institutions to increase the presence of Latinos and other persons of color in the world of Hispanic health scholarship and practice,” said Dr. Brown.
HSHPS looks forward to continuing its collaboration and work with Dr. Brown and Drexel University.
Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS), headquartered outside Washington, DC, is a 501(c)3 member based nonprofit organization. Established in 1996, HSHPS supplies academic and career development programs and services to prepare emerging health professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to address the many health disparities Hispanics and other ethnic minority groups face today.