David Brown

David Brown was a staff writer for The Washington Post from 1991 to 2013. A journalist and a physician, he worked four days a week at the Post and two-thirds of a day at a general internal medicine clinic in Baltimore supervising third-year medical students.

Opioids and Paternalism

To help end the crisis, both doctors and patients need to find a new way to think about pain

by David Brown | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Two of a Kind

A postwar friendship

by David Brown | Thursday, September 05, 2013

What’s Wrong (and Right) with Science Journalism

Remarks to the University of Iowa on October 8, 2008, for the Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry

by David Brown | Tuesday, September 01, 2009