4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
1500 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95811
Emerging Infectious Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005
Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Resident Medical Staff, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 2004
Intern of the Year Award, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 2003
Outstanding Unit Commendation, Interagency Working Group on Xenotransplantation Science, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2000
ORISE Fellowship Award, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997
Honors Award in Research, National Center for Infectious Diseases, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and, 1997
Select Recent Publications:
Brown J, Sutter ME, Algren DA, Thomas JD, Ragone S, Schier JG, Geller RJ. The role of a poison center in identifying and limiting an outbreak of food-borne botulism. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jun;38(6):675-8.
Sutter ME, Thomas JD, Brown J, Morgan B. Selenium toxicity: A case of selenosis caused by a nutritional supplement. Ann Int Med. 2008; 148(12):970-1.
Butera ST, Brown J, Callahan ME, Owen SM, Matthews AL, Weigner DD, Chapman LE, Sandstrom PA. Survey of veterinary conference attendees for evidence of zoonotic infection by feline retroviruses. JAm Vet Med Assoc. 2000;217(10): 1475-9.
Matthews AL, Brown J, Switzer W, Folks TM, Heneine W, Sandstrom PA. Development and validation of a western immunoblot assay for detection of antibodies to porcine endogenous retrovirus. Transplantation. 1999;67(7):939-43.
Brown J, Matthews AL, Sandstrom PA, Chapman LE. Xenotransplantation and the risk of retrovira1 zoonosis. Trends Microbiol. 1998;6(10):411-15.
Heneine W, Switzer WM, Sandstrom P, Brown J, Vedapuri S, Schable CA, Khan AS, Lerche NW,Schweizer M, Neumann-Haefelin D, Chapman LE, Folks TM. Identification of a human population infected with simian foamy virus. Nature Medicine. 1998;4(4):403-7.
Retrovirus Disease Branch, Division of AIDS, STD and TB Laboratory Research, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nonhuman primate spumavirus infections among persons with occupational exposure-United States, 1996. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1997; 46(6): 129-31.