Dr. Haywood Brown

Professionalism and Mentoring

May 27, 2016

Dr. Haywood Brown is currently the Roy T. Parker Professor and Chair of Duke University Obstetrics and Gynecology Department and a practicing Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician.  Dr. Brown is a distinguished and nationally recognized physician.  Dr. Brown serves on the board of directors of the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologist and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine.  He is currently the President Elect for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist who has over 56,000 members.  Dr. Brown is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  He holds numerous leadership positions involving education.  He has served as a Residency Program Director, a Clerkship Director for medical students and a Resident Review Committee member for the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.   Dr. Brown has sat on several Chair and Dean recruitment committees.  Dr. Brown holds positions on several editorial boards for high quality journals such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist Green Journal and the Journal of Maternal Fetal Medicine.  He has over 11 pages of personal publications and over 4 million dollars in research grants.  He also has contributed as a Chair of the Global Health Committee for the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Indiana State Minority Health Advisory Committee and National Advisory Council on Maternal Infant Health in Washington DC.

Dr. Haywood Brown was invited to be the keynote speaker of the annual University of Missouri Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology David G Hall Research Symposium May 27, 2016.  He has a personal interest in professionalism, inclusion and diversity and women’s health. Haywood Flyer

Description of Events

Held at the Lester Bryant Auditorium, MA 105, School of Medicine

12:45-1:30pm Social Reception with School of Medicine Faculty and Students. At this event, Dr. Brown will be available to meet and greet any interested individuals.

1:30-2:30pm Dr. Haywood Brown’s Keynote Address ” Professionalism and Mentoring.” At this event, Dr. Brown will discuss his personal experiences with diversity and the importance of professionalism and building mentorship. He will address key barriers or challenges to career advancement.

2:30-5:00pm David G. Hall Research Symposium.  At this event, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology will present key research that is being done in the area of Women’s Health.


All events are free.