Lawrence Brown III, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care. He has been a faculty member since 2014. He is also an adjunct associate professor with the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health at James Cook University in Australia. A paramedic by vocation, Brown has more than 30 years of emergency services experience, including more than 20 years in academic settings. His academic interests include emergency medicine, EMS, and public health.
His primary interests include enhancing the evidence base for out-of-hospital emergency care, improving health care services in rural and remote areas, strengthening the links between emergency services and public health (particularly in resource-poor settings), and ensuring the sustainability of health services systems.