Eisenberg Memorial Therapeutics Research Lectureship

Mary Brown, PhD
Education Specialist, ArizonaCERT Education Core
Lecturer, University of Arizona Department of Communication

Mary Brown is a research program director with the Arizona Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics and a lecturer in the University of Arizona Department of Communication. She holds a masters degree in organizational communication from California State University, Sacramento, and a doctorate specializing in interpersonal communication and public health from the University of Arizona. Prior to her work at the University of Arizona, she spent 14 years working in public health and human services for the State of California. There she served in areas ranging from HIV/AIDS and substance abuse programs, to planning and policy development. She has co-authored two college texts and several national and statewide publications. She currently teaches university courses in organizational, interpersonal, and health communication. In addition, she investigates ways to translate research in therapeutics into improvements in practice through strategic application of educational interventions. Dr. Brown is an Education Specialist with the Education Core for CERT.

Lecture Topics:

  • Use of logic models in planning and research
  • Provider-patient communication