CMHC Faculty Members

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Rebecca J. Brown, MD, MHSc

Bethesda, Maryland

Rebecca J. Brown, MD, MHSc

Pediatric Endocrinologist


Dr. Brown is a pediatric endocrinologist with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. Her research focuses on pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics for rare disorders of extreme insulin resistance, including lipodystrophy and dysfunction of the insulin receptor. She applies what she learns toward the development of therapeutics for these rare diseases as well as elucidating pathways that may serve as drug targets for more common disorders of insulin resistance.

Education and Training

  • Master of Health Sciences, Duke University, 2011
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, 2008
  • Pediatric Medicine Residency, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, 2005
  • Medical Degree, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, 2002

Professional Highlights

  • Lasker Tenure Track Investigator, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2015-present
  • Assistant Clinical Investigator, NIDDK, NIH, 2012-2015


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