Key Researchers: Treating Opioid Addiction in an Office-Based Practice
Lawrence Brown, M.D., M.P.H. Addiction Research and Treatment Corporation
Lawrence S. Brown, Jr., is a physician-researcher with training in internal medicine, neuroendocrinology, and addiction medicine. Dr. Brown is the senior vice president at the Addiction Research and Treatment Corporation in Brooklyn, New York. He also has appointments as visiting physician at Rockefeller Hospital and clinical associate professor of public health of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Brown is a member of the board of directors of the United States Anti-Doping Agency and the board of trustees of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Brown is the immediate past president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and provides consultation to a host of government and private agencies, as, for example, in his role as medical advisor to the National Football League.
His current responsibilities include the direct provision of medical care, the teaching of young physicians and medical students, supervising the administrative support and delivery of medical care for opiate-addicted patients, and conducting biomedical and behavioral research.
Dr. Browns scientific contributions have focused upon sequelae of, as well as improving treatment of, drug addiction and drug abuse-related HIV transmission. He has made presentations at national scientific, public health, and medical meetings and has authored in over 50 peer-reviewed articles, over 10 chapters, and in excess of 100 published abstracts.