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Benjamin Brown, MD, MPH

Dr. Benjamin Brown is completing a health equity research fellowship with the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine (DFPM) of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. His general research interests include social determinants to health, health equity, and nutrition. He has specific interests in helping patients make positive changes related to nutrition to prevent the development or progression of cardiometabolic diseases. He believes in the saying that “Food is Medicine”. He is also interested in improving the quality of care delivered to patients who have refugee backgrounds.

Dr. Brown received his medical degree from the UVM College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont. He went on to complete a Masters of Public Health in Health and Social Behavior from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. He completed his medical training at the University of Utah Family Medicine residency program. He is a board certified Family Physician and enjoys practicing medicine along with cultivating his research interests.