Dr. Kathleen Brown is Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Cardiothoracic Imaging Section in the Department of Radiological Sciences. She holds dual board certification in Internal Medicine and Radiology. She currently serves as Vice Chair for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Department of Radiological Sciences and Assistant Dean of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Brown is active in medical student and resident education and has served on numerous medical education committees at DGSOM. 

She is a past Chair of the Applied Anatomy College and Co-Chair of the College Chairs Committee. She was honored to receive the Excellence in Education Award from the David Geffen School of Medicine in 2010 and the Serge and Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award in 2018 “in recognition of outstanding dedication, innovation and sustained excellence in education”. Her interest in health care disparities has been demonstrated by previous service on the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) Special Populations Committee, comprised of ACRIN researchers, research associates and advocates committed to improving diversity in participation in clinical trials in the United States. Her research interests include low-dose CT for lung cancer screening.