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American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Presidents

Eli M. Brown, M.D.

1981

ELI M. BROWN, M.D.

Eli M. Brown, M.D. was installed as President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists at the final
meeting of the House of Delegates on Thursday, October 16, during the ASA Annual Meeting in St.
Louis, Missouri.

He succeeds Dr. John S. Hattox, Jr., San Diego, California who held office during the past year.

Dr. Brown is Professor and Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Wayne State University School of
Medicine, and Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Sinai Hospital of Detroit.

He is a former President of the Michigan and Wayne County Societies of Anesthesiologists. He has
served ASA in numerous posts and has been Chairman of its Peer Review Committee.

A native of Baltimore, he received his B.S. degree in 1943 and his M.D. degree in 1946 from the
University of Maryland. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the
American College of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Brown served as a Major in the U.S. Army. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of
the American College of Anesthesiologists and is a member of the American Medical Association,
International Association for the Study of Pain, New York Academy of Sciences, the International
Anesthesia Research Society, and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia.

ASA Newsletter. 1980;44(12).
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