Angela L. Brown, MD
Angela L. Brown, MD, associate professor of medicine, is recognized for her significant contributions in the St. Louis region and nationally as an advocate for healthy living and addressing health disparities.
In addition to being an outstanding clinician, Brown directs the hypertension section in the Cardiology Division, co-directs the Department of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development, and holds other important administrative positions at the school. Through her work with the American Heart Association locally and nationally, and with other organizations, she has made major contributions to educating physicians and community members in effective hypertension management, particularly among under-represented populations. That work includes developing national care standards for hypertension treatment in African-American patients, building continuing medical education programs and supporting community outreach. She also has two international research projects in Rwanda.
She has received the Clinical Teacher of the Year Award from Washington University medical students, the St. Louis American Foundation’s Stellar Performer in Health Care Award, the Hugh D. McCulloch Award from the American Heart Association’s Greater St. Louis Division, and the Community Service Award from the Eastern Missouri Area Health Education Clinics.
Brown earned her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University in 1987 and her medical degree from Washington University in 1992, then completed residency training at Jewish Hospital. She joined the Washington University faculty in 1995. 5