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William Brown

William Brown, III, PhD, DrPH

Assistant Professor of Prevention Science; Bakar Institute's Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Dr. Brown is an Assistant Professor at the UCSF School of Medicine in the Division of Prevention Science. He implements innovative biomedical informatics methods, creates research tools, and follows the principals of community-based participatory research to address health disparities among underserved communities, and to create a Learning Health System that is responsive to vulnerable populations, particularly those at risk for acquiring HIV/AIDS.

Research Overview:

Using informatics, mHealth, and New Media-based technologies to promote health among vulnerable populations and in underserved communities
Dr. Brown uses knowledge engineering, health informatics, comparative-effectiveness research, semantic harmonization, and integration of datasets (including EHR) to examine health disparities and develop patient-centered health information tools.

Computational health science interests: