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.
1993-2002: leave-of-absence, Project HOPE (int'l health education foundation), Regional Director, Central and Eastern Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.
2002-present: Assistant Dean of Medicine (PLME Advising)
2005-present: Course instructor, PHP0030-Health of Hispaniola
2008: Course instructor, PHP1100-Comparative Health Systems
2013-present: Course co-coordinator, BIOL 6508-Gender and Sexuality in Health Care
2010-present: Associate Faculty, Dept of Slavic Studies
Other current contributions: co-director, Global Health Scholarly Concentration; coordinator, Brown-Rostock student exchange; executive committee member: Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Family Medicine Global Health group.
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