Publications Committee Chair
Linda Morris Brown is a senior research epidemiologist in RTI International’s Rockville, MD, office. She has 35 years of experience providing advice on epidemiological methods to assist with study design and analytical plans; providing oversight and direction of epidemiologic studies; and in the analysis of epidemiologic data for large-scale, multidisciplinary epidemiological studies in the United States and internationally that involve human health issues. Her efforts in the area of health disparities research has contributed to the understanding of disparate incidence and mortality rates in racial and ethnic subgroups. In addition, she directs data coordinating center projects for large multisite clinical trials and epidemiologic studies. Prior to coming to RTI, she served for 30 years as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health and was Assistant Chief of the Biostatistics Branch in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) for her last 10 years there.