Janet Klein Brown

Adjunct Professor




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Janet Klein Brown recently retired as an Assistant Attorney General in the Health Occupations Prosecution and Litigation Division in the Maryland Office of the Attorney General (OAG).  As an AAG, Ms. Brown prosecuted disciplinary cases before the Maryland Board of Physicians, as well as before all of the other Maryland health care professionals' boards.  Prior to serving as an administrative prosecutor, Ms. Brown was counsel to several of the health occupations licensing boards.

Upon joining the OAG, Ms. Brown provided counsel to the Mental Hygiene Administration of the Maryland Department of Health, including representation of Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Maryland’'s forensic hospital. Prior to joining the OAG, Ms. Brown was an associate with Rohd and Waranch, handling malpractice defense and products liability cases.

Ms. Brown is a co-author of "Characteristics of Health Professionals in a Mandated Ethics Tutorial After Violating Sexual Boundaries with Patients," Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Law & Health Care Program, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013.

Ms. Brown is a 1984 graduate of the University of Baltimore Law School, a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Social Work, and Cornell University.  She is admitted to the Maryland Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

In addition, Ms. Brown has over 30 years of experience as a member of the Friends Research Institute Institutional Review Board (IRB), including ten years as Chair of the IRB.