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Baillie Russell Brown

Title: Director of Programs
Industry: Healthcare
Type of Organization: Nonprofit
Major Product/Service: Charitable organization that organizes and implements sight-restoring surgery clinics throughout the developing world, serving populations where blindness from cataracts is a scourge
Expertise: With over 40 years experience, Ms. Brown serves as an ophthalmic surgical assistant. She is responsible for recruiting, coordinating, and deploying teams of eye surgeons in over 60 countries. She has convinced medical equipment and pharmaceutical companies to donate hundreds of millions of dollars worth of essential supplies.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: California Association of Ophthalmology
University/Degree: B.S., Philosophy, St. Martins University; Certificate, Ophthalmology; Certificate, Operating Room Protocol
Born: September 29, 1953, Olympia, Washington
Hobbies/Sports: Riding horses, playing piano, exercising on the elliptical machine
Work History: Ms. Brown previously served as a licensed optician and staff member for Direct Relief International. She also volunteered for a number of community organizations, including the Braille Institute and numerous health fairs.
Honors & Awards: Listed, Who's Who in Top Executive Management, 1996; Selected as the Soroptimist Woman of Distinction for International Goodwill and Understanding, 1988; Named Outstanding Young Assembly, 1985
Career Accomplishments: Ms. Brown has personally participated in over 70 clinics in over 40 countries, including Zimbabwe, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Guyana, Mongolia and Vietnam.