Theodore Thurman Brown, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Theodore Brown, MD, is a forensic pathologist. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame and medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Michigan and his forensic pathology fellowship at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Office. From 2016-2017, he was an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Michigan. He is currently an assistant professor of pathology at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.
- American Board of Pathology (Pathology - Forensic)
- American Board of Pathology (Pathology - Anatomic)
- American Board of Pathology (Pathology - Clinical)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2016, Forensic Pathology, Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner
- Residency 2015, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Michigan
- MD 2011, Indiana University
- BS 2007, Science Pre-Professional and Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
Bauler L.D., Brown T., Tamburro L. A Case of Crossbow Homicide With Review of Crossbow Injuries and Manner of Death Considerations The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology. 2020;41:315-320. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000564.
Brown T., Abiragi M., Bauler L.D. Importance and Approach to Manner of Death Opinions in Opioid-Related Deaths Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2020;65:1009-1011. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.14266.
Brown T.T., Zou J., Bauler L.D. An illustrative case of suicidal hanging versus accidental hanging associated with autoerotic activity: Necessary medicolegal death investigation and role of cognitive bias American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 2020;41:220-222. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000576.
Conway K.S., Schmidt C.J., Brown T.T. Medical Examiner Review of the Characteristics of Fire-Related Homicides Academic Forensic Pathology. 2020;10:87-93. doi: 10.1177/1925362120964377.
Lee J., deJong J.L., Grande A., Huffman C., Bielby C., Brown T. Positional Asphyxia in Opioid-Related Deaths: Is It Being Overlooked? Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2020;65:2008-2012. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.14524.
Prahlow J.A., Sandberg K., Fowler D.R., Wolf D.A., Ferreira P., Brown T.T., Lantz P.E., Graham M.A., Ashraf Z., Plaza N., Blessing M., Rogers C. Elevator-Related Deaths Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2020;65:823-832. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.14235.
Webb M., Rayes O., Conway K., Brown T. Atherosclerotic and Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease are Associated with Death at Sublethal Carboxyhemoglobin Levels: A Postmortem Study Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2020;65:855-859. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.14261.
Brown T., Bailey K., Castellani R., Tribett T., Erskine B. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Pathology After Shotgun Injury to the Brain Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2019;64:1248-1252. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.14001.
Brown T., Batalis N., Corey T., McClain J., Collins K., Jentzen J., Prahlow J. A Retrospective Study of the Investigation of Homicidal Childhood Asphyxial Deaths Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2018;63:1160-1167. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.13666.
Brown T., Prahlow J. Postmortem Serum Amylase and Lipase Analysis in the Diagnosis of Acute Pancreatitis Academic Forensic Pathology. 2018;8:311-323. doi: 10.1177/1925362118782071.
Brown T., Choi E., Thomas D., Hristov A., Hristov A., Chan M., Chan M. Comparative analysis of rosacea and cutaneous lupus erythematosus: Histopathologic features, T-cell subsets, and plasmacytoid dendritic cells Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2014;71(1):100-107. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.01.892.
Gunderman R., Brown T. Erratum: Emotional intelligence (Journal of the American College of Radiology (2011) 8 (298-299)) Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2011;8(7):520. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2011.06.006.
Gunderman R., Brown T. A diagnosis of cancer: Understanding and empowering the patient American Journal of Roentgenology. 2010;195(6):1339-1341. doi: 10.2214/AJR.10.4764.
- Positional asphyxia in opioid-related deaths: Is it being overlooked?. deJong JL, Lee J, Huffman C, Grande A, Bielby C, Brown T, National Association of Medical Examiners 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual,Online, 10/2020
- Medicolegal death investigation of railroad-related fatalities. Brooks J, Grande A, Prahlow J, Brown T, National Association of Medical Examiners 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual,Online, 10/2020