College of Health and Human Sciences
School of Nursing
Professor Brown has worked in nursing academia since 2019 and accepted a position at Western Carolina University in 2021. Professor Brown began her nursing career as a pediatric medical-surgical nurse in 2006. Her interest in maternal nursing led her to pursue clinical experiences in the newborn nursery, neonatal intensive care, and women's health education. Her credentials include certification as an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) and nationally recognized as an academic certified nurse educator (CNE). Professor Brown seeks to create an innovative learning environment that fosters caring, creativity, and nursing excellence in the classroom. Jean Watson's <i>Theory of Human Caring</i> guides Professor Brown's nursing practice. She is currently pursuing a terminal degree, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): Nurse Educator, from Liberty University. She has graduated with her master's and bachelor's from Liberty University and an associate degree in nursing from Tidewater Community College.
Demonstrate and teach nursing excellence in the classroom and clinical setting through innovative teaching strategies. Professor Brown currently facilitates learning in Adult Nursing Concepts I and clinical practicum courses.
Innovative teaching strategies to promote nursing clinical reasoning and judgment.<br><br>Interventions to elevate civility within the nursing profession<br><br>Factors that influence breastfeeding initiation and duration in Appalachia.