Ross Brownson, PhD

Ross brownson bio

Ross Brownson, PhD

Ross C. Brownson, PhD, is a leading expert in chronic disease prevention and an expert in the area of applied epidemiology, and is regarded as one of the great intellectual, educational, and practice leaders in the field of evidence-based public health. Dr. Brownson has a joint appointment with Washington University’s School of Medicine in the Department of Surgery and the Siteman Cancer Center.

Brownson directs the Prevention Research Center, a center that develops innovative approaches to chronic disease prevention through translational research. He leads a large number of other research and training projects funded by a broad array of federal and foundation sources, including the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.