Unab Khan has been named medical director of health services at Brown.

Dr. Unab Khan, a physician and researcher specializing in family and social medicine, has been named medical director of Health Services at Brown. Khan is currently an assistant professor of pediatrics and family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, and the medical director of the B’N Fit program. She begins her duties at Brown on Oct. 1, 2014.

Khan earned her M.D. from The Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan and her master's in clinical research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Khan is currently the principal investigator for an NIH-funded study and has been the co-investigator on two additional NIH-funded studies. She has published several publications in reviewed journals and authored chapters in Adolescent Medicine: A Handbook of Primary Care 2005. She has been a journal article reviewer for several publications and is an early career reviewer for the National Institutes of Health. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, the American Heart Association, and the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. She serves on the Editorial Board for the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the Research Committee for the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Khan brings to Brown administrative experience in clinical and academic settings. She began her work at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2006. Before that, Khan was an attending physician at Generations Family Health Center in Willimantic, Conn.

Khan succeeds Dr. Edward Wheeler as medical director.

Health Services provides primary medical care and health education services to undergraduate, graduate and medical students as well as urgent treatment and referral for work related illness and injury for faculty and staff. The medical director of Health Services is the strategic and administrative leader of Health Services which employs more than 80 professionals.