Dr. Marie A. Brister Brown has felt privileged to care for people from a variety of backgrounds during her career as a family medicine physician. In this time, she has also worked in pain management, cared for hospice patients, and taught in a family medicine program. Her friendships with colleagues from all over the world have given her an appreciation for other cultures as well.
“I am grateful for the experience I have gained and to be providing quality, comprehensive healthcare to an underserved population,” Dr. Brister Brown says. For her, that means focusing on patient education, empowerment, and advocacy. “My philosophy is to ‘add years to your life and life to your years,'” she adds.