Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Western Reserve University
Barry Brown holds a faculty appointment with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and from there has directed research projects on early retention and treatment aftercare services and AIDS prevention in Baltimore. In 1993, he was a Visiting Senior Scientist with the Institute of Behavioral Research after serving 17 years with the National Institute on Drug Abuse where he headed a variety of research units. He continues to work with the IBR as an advisor and research collaborator on several NIDA-funded studies; he chaired the Steering Committees for the DATOS Project and the Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS) in which IBR served as a collaborating research site. Dr. Brown has served on a number of editorial and advisory boards, and published more than 100 articles in the professional literature. This includes authorship of the recent and hugely popular Mrs. Hudson of Baker Street book series. Most importantly, he claims to be loved by small children and animals.