Two alumni are elected to key University posts.
For the first time ever, the president of the Brown Alumni Association will be a Medical School alumnus. Galen Henderson MD’93 is president-elect of the BAA, an organization composed of and serving alumni of all Brown’s degree programs. After his two-year term, he’ll serve another two years as president.
Henderson is director of neurocritical care and the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. A past president of the Board of the Brown Medical Alumni Association, Henderson is active on the advisory councils for the Brown-Tougaloo Partnership and the Division of Biology and Medicine. He received the Brown Bear Award in 2014.
Jeffrey F. Hines ’83 MD’86 was elected a trustee of the Brown Corporation in May. He is a gynecologic oncologist with WellStar Health System in Atlanta. He began his career in the US Army Medical Corps, deploying as a battalion surgeon during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. For Brown, he has chaired the Alumni Interviewing Program, served on the southeast regional committee for Boldly Brown, and raised funds for undergraduate scholarships, the IPC Endowed Scholarship, and Alpert Medical School. He is a member of the Brown Medical Alumni Association Board and founding chair of its Advancing Diversity committee.