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Dr. Shawn Brown Joins PHDL Faculty

Shawn Brown April 1, 2010: The Public Health Dynamics Lab is pleased to announce that Dr. Shawn Brown has joined the Lab. Shawn Brown is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and a Research Fellow at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. Dr. Brown is a Co-Investigator for the National Institute of Health (NIH) Modeling of Infectious Diseases Agent Study (MIDAS) and Co-Principle Investigator on the MIDAS Information Technology Resource at RTI International and Lead for NIH MIDAS Network Software Working Group. He is co-investigator for the Vaccine Modeling Initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He is also the lead of the TeraGrid Common Users Environments Working Group. His previous positions include Senior Scientific Specialist at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Research Scientist at Q-Chem, Inc. Dr. Brown received his PhD in Quantum Chemistry at the University of Georgia and his B.S. in Chemistry at Bethany College, WV.

Shawn's research areas include:

•  Simulations for informed decision support
•  Vaccine supply chains in developing nations
•  Agent-based modeling of disease dynamics
•  High-performance computing in simulation and modeling

Contact information:
Shawn Brown, PhD
703 Parran Hall
University of Pittsburgh
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