Nancy J. Brown
Nancy J. Brown
Dean, Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2020


Yale University, 1981, AB, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry; Harvard Medical School, 1986, MD

Professional Area

Hypertension, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone, kallikrein-kinin, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angioedema, fibrinolysis, inflammation, atrial fibrillation


For significant contributions in the fields of vascular biology and hypertension, including discoveries with major implications for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease; and for leadership in expanding mentorship and career development resources for trainees and faculty, and commitment to increasing women and underrepresented groups in medicine.