Dr. Theodore (Ted) Brown began his role as Director for the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory (ASCL) on October 23, 2023. He also serves the ASCL as Chief Medical Examiner, a role that he’s had since September 2021, where he spearheaded a partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to offer a forensic pathology fellowship program.
Dr. Brown completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, medical school at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana, anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and forensic pathology fellowship at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department in Miami, Florida.
After his training, Dr. Brown served as faculty at the University of Michigan followed by the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine where he founded a forensic pathology fellowship program.
Dr. Brown has over 25 peer-reviewed publications and 45 scientific presentations. He serves on multiple national organizations in leadership roles, to include the National Association of Medical Examiners and the American Society for Clinical Pathologists, and local committees, to include the Arkansas Maternal Mortality Review Committee and Arkansas Infant and Child Death Review Team.