As clinical dean, Dr Brown facilitates collaboration between the core academic team and the NHS delivery team at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She is responsible for overseeing delivery of Hull York Medical School's clinical programmes, leading on-site clinical teaching, ensuring effective use of educational resources and supporting quality assurance.
Dr Jo Brown trained at Leeds University, qualifying in 1991 and later training to be a GP. She has been at Scunthorpe Emergency Department since 1996. She became an associate specialist in 2003 and since then has worked on the consultant rota. She is medical director for advanced life support and for the last three years has been foundation programme training director for the FY1 at Scunthorpe.