Alfred Jerome Brown, MD, 1919



Alfred Jerome Brown, MD, 1919


5 January 1919


From New York, Alfred Jerome Brown, MD, was the surgical director of the Columbia University Division of Bellevue Hospital when he enlisted in the Navy in May 1917. Dr. Brown served at Debarkation Hospital No. 2 on Staten Island before moving overseas as the chief of surgical services, first at Naval Base Hospital No. 1 in Brest, France and then at Evacuation Hospital No. 37. He was also consulting surgeon to the 40th Division in France. Upon his discharge in 1919, Dr. Brown joined the faculty at UNMC as a professor of surgery until 1943, when he became professor emeritus.

Dr. Brown designed bookplates, including one for the UNMC library that was used from 1920 until the name changed to Leon S. McGoogan Library of Medicine in 1978.


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