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Ann Julia Brown

Senior Associate Dean of the School of Medicine
School of Medicine
Duke Box 3611, Durham, NC 27710
268 Baker House, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Brown's work focuses on career development for faculty. In her Vice Dean role, she spearheads the creation of innovative resources to support faculty success, including seminars, and workshops. She oversees the Appointments, Promotions and Tenure Office, the Mentor Training Program, a program for mentoring faculty under-represented in medicine, and the School of Medicine Executive Coaching Program.  she is the PI for the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists. She established the Professionalism Initiative, an ongoing initiative designed to support faculty professionalism and conflict management. See Her clinical interests include polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), insulin resistance, and the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Vice Dean Emeritus · 2022 - Present School of Medicine
Senior Associate Dean of the School of Medicine · 2022 - Present School of Medicine
Professor Emeritus of Medicine · 2023 - Present Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Medicine
Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology · 2017 - Present Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Stanford University · 1988 M.D.