David A. Brown will join The University of Texas Medical Branch as the senior vice president and dean for the School of Health Professions, effective March 1. Brown, known for his expertise in leadership, innovation and excellence in education, his commitment to research and his success as an entrepreneur, is a leader in the rehabilitation science community. He has built a reputation for cutting-edge research and impact on individuals with neurological dysfunction.
Brown is coming from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he served as professor in physical therapy, director of the Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science Program, and co-director of the University-wide Research Center on Disability Health and Rehabilitation Science.