Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine


Dr. Empkie joined the Dept of Family Medicine in 1984. He was Director of Predoctoral Education and coordinated medical student exchanges between Brown and German universities in Rostock and Tuebingen until 1993.

1993-2002: leave-of-absence, Project HOPE (int'l health education foundation), Regional Director, Central and Eastern Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.
2002-2016: Assistant Dean of Medicine (PLME Advising)
2005-present: Course instructor, PHP0030-Health of Hispaniola
2008: Course instructor, PHP1100-Comparative Health Systems
2013; 2014: Course co-coordinator, BIOL 6508-Gender and Sexuality in Health Care
2010-present: Associate Faculty, Dept of Slavic Studies
2017-present: Faculty Liaison-Men's Basketball

Other current contributions: coordinator, Brown-Rostock student exchange; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Project partnerships: Ormylia Foundation/Monastery Center "Panagia Philanthropini", Greece; "A Mother's Wish Foundation", Dominican Republic.

Education, training, government service:
National Health Service Corps, Linton, North Dakota
Family Medicine Residency, University of Iowa
M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health;
M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine
A.B., Princeton University

Brown Affiliations