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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Richard Brown

Richard Brown

Expert on clinical behavioral screening, including alcohol and drug screening, brief intervention, referral, and treatment

Professor, family medicine; Director, Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles Work: 608-263-3223 — Home and cell phones available upon request tmorrissey@uwhealth.org Home page

Topics

  • Screening and intervening for tobacco use, excessive drinking, drug use and depression in clinical settings
  • Preventing risky drinking and drug use and related harm to individuals, families and communities

Achievements

  • Founded and secured funding for Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (http://www.wiphl.com)
  • Directed Project Mainstream, a national project to enhance substance abuse education for 15 health professions
  • Former president, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA); won AMERSA's McGovern award for excellence in medical education

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