February 17, 2015
Dr. Emery Brown Elected to National Academy of Engineering
On February 5, ASA member Emery Brown, M.D., Ph.D., was elected to join the National Academy of Engineering. Already a member in the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Brown is now one of only 19 individuals who belongs to all three National Academies. Additionally, Dr. Brown is the first African American and the first anesthesiologist to be elected to all three National Academies.
Dr. Brown is the Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and the Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and Computational Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology . Additionally, Dr. Brown is the Director of the Neuroscience Statistics Research Laboratory at MIT and a practicing anesthesiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Brown earned his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and his Ph.D. in statistics from Harvard University.
In addition to the National Academies, Dr. Brown is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, the American Statistical Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Congratulations to Dr. Brown on his election to the National Academy of Engineering!