Calla Brown, MD, MHR

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Calla Brown

Contact Info

brow3601@umn.edu

Office Address:
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
717 Delaware Street SE, Suite 353
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Mailing Address:
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
717 Delaware Street SE, Suite 353
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Additional Locations

Clinical site:
Community University Health Care Center
2001 Bloomington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-301-3433

MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Residency in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship in General Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

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

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Certificate of Knowledge in Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health

Summary

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. Her interest in these topics was cemented during her service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador from 2003-2005. In her current position she practices med/peds primary care at a local community health center and is the new medical director of YAP [Youth and AIDS Projects] in the Twin Cities.

Awards & Recognition

  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Resident Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (2015)
  • University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics Susan Vincent Outstanding Resident Educator Award, University of Minnesota (2015)
  • University of Minnesota Department of Medicine Global Health Outstanding Resident Humanitarian Achievement Award, University of Minnesota (2015)
  • University of Minnesota Department of Medicine Jeevan Paul Humanitarian Award, University of Minnesota (2015)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

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

Publications

Brown CR, Shramko M, Garcia-Huidobro D, Miller KK, Brar P, Ogugua F, Svetaz MV. “Increased Rates of Parental Separation and Anxiety Among Latinx Youth.” Children and Youth Services Review. (September 2020) 116: 105225.

Brown CR, Davis L, and Shlafer RJ. “Are We Meeting their Needs? Well-child, Dental, and Mental Health Care for Youth in Juvenile Correctional Facilities in Minnesota.” Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. (February 2020) 31(1): 171-184.

Miller KK, Brown CR, Shramko M, Svetaz MV. “Applying Trauma-Informed Practices to the Care of Refugee and Immigrant Youth: 10 Clinical Pearls.” Children. (20 August 2019) 6(94): doi:10.3390/children6080094.

Brown CR, Borowsky IW. Gifted children. In: Berkowitz CD, ed. Berkowitz's Pediatrics: A Primary Care Approach. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; Sixth Edition. 2020.

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Internal Medicine