Richard Brown

Richard Brown, MD

Professor, Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine
Michigan Medicine
1500 E Medical Center Dr, B1G505
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5028

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Dr. Brown is board certified in the fields of Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology. He received his medical school education at the University of Michigan and his post-graduate training in radiology and nuclear medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Brown was in private practice prior to joining the faculty at the University of Michigan in June, 2004. He is currently the Director of Clinical Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at the University and has extensive experience in all areas of molecular imaging. He is nationally known for his publications in the areas of Quality and Safety and serves as the National Co-Chair of the American College of Radiology Committee on Practice Parameters & Standards for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, He is also a member of the Editorial Board of  RadioGraphics. His current research interests include clinical applications for Augmented and Virtual Reality, oncologic imaging and data mining of imaging features to predict clinical outcomes.


University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center Member

Areas of Interest

Oncologic Imaging, Clinical applications of AR/VR, Quality and Safety Research


Medical School or Training

  • University of Michigan Medical School, 1980


  • UCLA, Medical Center, Radiology, CA, 1984


  • Nuclear Medicine, UCLA, Medical Center, 1985

Board Certification

  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Nuclear Radiology