5179-Brown, Cynthia

Cynthia D. Brown, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Willis Gatch Hall, CL 291A
1120 W. Michigan St.
CL 260
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Cynthia D. Brown, MD, joined the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2014, where she is a Professor of Clinical Medicine with the Department of Medicine.

After completing her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University in 1995, Dr. Brown earned her medical degree with honors in 1999 from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency, chief residency, and fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Brown is board certified in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, primarily practicing pulmonary medicine at Indiana University Health Hospital. Her primary area of clinical focus and research is care of adults with cystic fibrosis.

Dr. Brown serves at the Medical Director for the Clinical Research Center at Indiana University.  In addition, Dr. Brown is the Associate Service Line Leader for Ambulatory Operations for the Pulmonary Service Line.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Adult Cystic Fibrosis Director
  • Education
    2013 MS University of Virginia
    1999 MD Baylor College of Medicine
    1995 BS Texas A&M University
  • Research
    Dr. Brown is a leader in clinical research at Indiana University.  She has been a principal investigator in more than 30 clinical trials to date, including leading the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial at IU which enrolled more than 500 participant volunteers.  In cystic fibrosis, Dr. Brown has been active in trials which have been transformative in the care of people with CF, including highly effective modulator therapies.  She currently is co-leading trials studying the effects of therapy withdrawal in CF.
  • Clinical Interests

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