The Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection was established as a separate entity in 1972. The collection was named in 1985 for Robert L. Brown, MD, former Associate Dean of the School of Medicine, in recognition of his strong support of the Health Sciences Library for more than twenty-five years. The collection includes historical materials in all areas of the health sciences, including dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. The History of Medicine Collection at University at Buffalo is supervised by Linda Lohr.
University at Buffalo - Health Sciences Library is a member of the Western New York Library Resources Council.