Angela L. Brown, MD

Angela Brown, MD, is associate professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Washington University School of Medicine and is Director of the Section of Hypertension.  She is co-director of the Office of Faculty Development for the Department of Internal Medicine and co-director for the Center for Community Engaged Research within the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences. She is board certified in internal medicine and is certified as a hypertension specialist by the American Society of Hypertension.

Brown earned her undergraduate degree in electrical/biomedical engineering from Southern Methodist University.  She earned her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed residency training in internal medicine at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis at Washington University.

Brown is the immediate past president of the Greater St. Louis Division of the American Heart Association board of directors.  She is on the board of directors for the American Society of Hypertension and board of trustees for the International Society of Hypertension in Blacks; she is a member of the American College of Physicians, Association of Black Cardiologists, and Mound City Medical Forum.  She has been voted one of St. Louis’ “Best Doctors for Cardiovascular Disease” for the past seven years.  Her research interest is in the area of hypertension and its relationship to other cardiovascular risk factors and heart function.  She is engaged in community outreach activities that promote heart healthy living, particularly in women and minorities.