Thomas Brown, MD, MBA

Board Member

Executive Director, Swedish Cancer Institute

Dr. Brown comes to Swedish from the University of Arizona, where he served as professor of medicine and chief operating officer of the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Prior to that, he was a professor and vice president at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and while on the faculty at Duke University led development of the multi-disciplinary GI cancer program and a regional, community-based clinical trial consortium.

He holds an MBA from Rice University. A graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. Brown completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Florida and a fellowship in medical oncology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Brown’s clinical practice and research focus has been on therapeutic development in gastrointestinal malignancies. His professional and academic interests include health-care policy and international health-care delivery systems.

Dr. Brown has served on numerous institutional, national and international committees and boards. Among numerous honors over his career Dr. Brown was selected as a Jones Scholar while at Rice University and has been selected for inclusion in Best Doctors of America since 1998.