Medical Expert - Tom W. Brown, MD, JD

Area of Expertise: Psychiatry
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Tom W. Brown, MD, JD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Treats alcoholism and drug addiction in MDs, dentists, lawyers with many referrals coming from state licensing boards and professional recovery committees. Has done many interviews on bipolar disorder and depression. Research includes studies involving marijuana, alcohol, partial sleep deprivation and the combination and its effects on mood, equilibrium and simulated driving.


depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, alcoholism, drug addiction

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