“The opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and communities inspires me. I have always enjoyed meeting new people and continuing to learn about the diversity of cultures among the Indigenous Peoples of America.”
Harry J. Brown is a retired Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service. He spent over 26 years in uniform, and all of his career was spent in the Indian Health Service. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and completed a residency in family medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Harry is board certified in family medicine. He served as the Chief Medical Officer for the Nashville Area from 2007 – 2014, and as Acting Chief Medical Officer for the Billings Area for 2015. He currently works as a hospitalist for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in Cherokee, NC, and as a medical epidemiologist for the United South and Eastern Tribes in Nashville, TN as part of their Tribal Epidemiology Center.