Samuel Brown is Assistant Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Medicine at the University of Utah/Intermountain Healthcare, where his scientific focus is life-threatening infections and the ethical and humanistic implications of critical care. A faculty member of the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Dr. Brown has published widely in medical, ethics, and history journals. He obtained his M.D. from Harvard Medical School before pursuing postgraduate training at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he continued as an instructor at Harvard Medical School.
Sam is the author of Through the Valley of Shadows: Living Wills, Intensive Care, and Making Medicine Human, published by Oxford University Press. He is also the author of a cultural history of death in early Mormonism, In Heaven as It Is on Earth, also published by Oxford University Press.
Sam has written for the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Religion News Network, and Patheos and appears on radio and television to talk about his work.