Martha E Brown

Martha E Brown, M.D.

Associate Professor

Business Phone: (352) 265-5300
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Fellowship – Substance Abuse
1987 · Medical University of South Carolina
Residency – Psychiatry
1985 · Medical University of South Carolina
1982 · Medical University of South Carolina
Medical Degree
1981 · Medical University of South Carolina

About Martha E Brown

Dr. Martha Brown attended medical school, and completed her residency and fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. After graduation, Dr. Brown moved to New Orleans where she was an Assistant Professor at the LSU Medical School and became Louisiana State Physician Health Program Director. After leading this program for impaired health professionals, developing prevention and treatment for patients from physicians to professional athletes, she was recruited to the University of South Florida (USF) Medical School. At USF she became an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry.

In 2006, in addition to this position, she became Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the USF College of Medicine. Dr. Brown also has a long history of being asked to be an expert by State and Federal governmental agencies. She has a number of scholarly and research interests in addiction psychiatry and she is a forensic expert in substance use disorders and impaired health professionals

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
Areas of Interest
  • Antisocial personality disorder
  • Avoidant personality disorder
  • Histrionic personality disorder
  • Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Schizoid personality disorder
  • Schizotypal personality disorder


Bedside Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Assessment in the Identification of Increased Intracranial Pressure in Suspected Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension.
Pediatric neurology. 54:35-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2015.08.009. [PMID] 26481981.
Searching for answers: proper prescribing of controlled prescription drugs.
Journal of psychoactive drugs. 44(1):79-85 [PMID] 22641969.
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Effect of oral arginine supplementation on exhaled nitric oxide concentration in sickle cell anemia and acute chest syndrome.
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology. 32(7):e249-58 [DOI] 10.1097/MPH.0b013e3181ec0ae5. [PMID] 20724949.
Forming Effective Alliances with IPPs.
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Role of Alcohol and Substances of Abuse in the Immunomodulation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease: A Review.
Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment. 3(4):174-182
A Needs Assessment of Health and Wellness Services for Medical Students, Residents and Faculty.
Substance Abuse. 15(1):29-32
Attitudinal Challenges in a Medical Center Employees Assistance Program.
Substance Abuse. 14(1):45-52
The Effect of Underlying Philosophy upon Utilization of a Program for Impaired Medical Students.
. 143:39-44
Alcohol Detoxification and Withdrawal Seizures: Clinical Support for a Kindling Hypothesis.
Biological Psychiatry. 23:507-514

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
MDC7830 Psychiatry Clerkship
MDT7840 Elect Top/Psychiatry
PAS5009 Behav and Commnty Med 2

Contact Details

(352) 265-5300