Dr. Jeanette Brown Receives UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award for 2011
l–r: Leslee Subak, MD, Jeanette Brown, MD, Art Miller, PhD
On April 6th, Dr. Jeanette Brown received the 2011 UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Mentoring Award for the rank of full professor. She has been a member of the faculty in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences since 1986, with joint appointments in the Departments of Urology and Epidemiology & Biostatistics. Dr. Brown is Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research for the UCSF Department of Ob Gyn & RS, director of the UCSF Women's Health Clinical Research Center, a founder and director of the ObGyn-based Women's Continence Center and director of the UCSF CTSI Comprehensive Mentoring Program. Dr. Brown is an internationally recognized urogynecology clinician and leader in clinical research on lower urinary tract function in women. She has a strong federally and privately funded research program, publishes frequently in peer-reviewed journals, and serves as an advisor to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Reflecting her clinical and research career, Dr. Brown's teaching activities are focused in mentoring and clinical research training for mid-level & junior faculty, fellows, residents, and students. As director of the UCSF CTSI Comprehensive Mentoring Program, Dr. Brown leads the very successful Mentor Development Program (MDP) and initiated the Junior Faculty Mentoring Program to help ensure that all young clinical and translational investigators at UCSF receive exceptional mentoring.
Recently Dr. Brown began her role as director of the UCSF Women's Health Clinical Research Center where she leads the four key activities: interdisciplinary research programs; junior faculty training in clinical research; fellowship training in clinical research methods and clinical research studies. The WHCRC provides the structure for multidisciplinary groups to share pre- and post-award services, data management, statistical support, core laboratories, and staff training.