Calla Brown

Assistant Professor, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
Principal Investigator, Youth and AIDS Projects (YAP)


Calla Brown is an internist and pediatrician with clinical and research interests that include primary care, care of complex chronic medical conditions in children and adults, community health, and health justice. In her current position she practices med/peds primary care at the Community University Health Care Center and is the medical director of YAP [Youth and AIDS Projects].

Research Summary

Dr. Brown is specifically interested in the intersection of health, human rights, and immigration/migration as well as community health and health justice.


MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
MHR, Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Fellowship in General Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Licensures and Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine,
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Excellence in Child Health Advocacy, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota (2023)
M Physicians Clinical Excellence Honor, M Physicians (2022)
Department of Medicine Jeevan Paul Humanitarian Award, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota
Department of Medicine Global Health Outstanding Resident Humanitarian Achievement Award, University of Minnesota
Susan Vincent Outstanding Resident Educator Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Resident Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award



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