Alumni Stories

Doris Browne, M.D., M.P.H. (M’79)

Colonel, U.S. Army Medical Corps (Retired)

Location: Fairmont Hotel, Washington, D.C., during John Carroll Weekend 2010
Producer/Interviewer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06)
Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Doris Browne

During Dr. Browne’s first year in medical school at Georgetown, she took a course in oncology as an elective. Here, she describes how the camaraderie and warmth she felt among the patients and doctors led her to fall in love with the field. After graduating from Georgetown, she completed an internship, residency and fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Browne has achieved national and international recognition as an expert in the medical management of radiation casualties, women’s health and breast cancer. Her textbooks, book chapters and articles have been widely published.

Dr. Doris Browne retired from the U.S. Army as a Colonel after 27 years of service. She served as the senior scientific officer of the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. She is president and CEO of Browne and Associates Inc. in Washington, D.C. Dr. Browne is affiliated with the Tougaloo College Board of Trustees, the Intercultural Cancer Council Governing Board, Leadership Washington, and Trinity Episcopal Church. She is a former member of the American Red Cross National Capital Chapter.

Additional Resources

District of Columbia’s Office of Veterans Affairs,a,1403,q,639614.asp

2 responses to “Doris Browne, M.D., M.P.H. (M’79)”

  1. [...] while looking at the beautiful photos that adorn the hallways of the building, Dr. Doris Browne, class of ’64 and the VP of the Tougaloo College Board of Trustees (and my Gamma Omicron soror), told me about [...]

  2. She is a very thorough physician. My mother wouldn’t be alive today if it weren’t for the dedication of Dr. Browne! She’s the best!

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