Lynn Greenleaf Brown

Associate Clinical Professor
Dr. Lynn Brown is an associate clinical professor and has been a faculty member at Auburn University since 2015. She graduated with her DNP in administration with an additional educator concentration from Samford University in 2015. She worked at UAB Hospital from 2004 to 2015 on various surgical units, and as the Clinical Care Coordinator for Vascular Surgery. Additionally, Dr. Brown has worked at Humana Hospital in Huntsville, AL, the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN, and Crawford Long Hospital of Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She is ANCC Board Certified in Medical-Surgical Nursing and a Certified Nurse Educator. She is a member of the American Nursing Association, the Alabama State Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. Dr. Brown currently serves on the Alabama Department of Public Health Office of Women’s Health Steering Committee. Her research interests include nurse retention, nurse residency programs, older adults, and student success.
Contact lgb0013@auburn.edu (334)   844 - 5607

Education

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice - Samford University - 2015
  • Master of Science in Nursing - The University of Alabama - 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Georgia Southwestern State University - 1987
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing - Georgia Southwestern State University - 1984

Certifications

  • Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Educator

Licenses

  • Registered Nurse

Research Areas

  • Older adults, student success, nurse retention

Grants

  • “HbA1C Screening and Education Event at Pioneer Day 2018 in Loachapoka, AL.” Alabama Nurses Foundation $500.00 Lynn Brown
  • “American Nurses Association Quality and Innovation Conference.” Daniel F. Breeden Endowed Grant Program, Auburn University $1,300.00 Lynn Brown

Publications

  • Ware, K., Brown, L.G., Barr, M.E. &   Tsai, P. (2021) Correlates of nonmedical use of prescription opioids in middle and high school adolscents: A scoping review Adolescent Research Review   DOI:
  • Brown, L.G. &   Prather, C. (2020) A diabetes screening and educational event in rural Alabama Journal of Nursing Education   DOI:
  • Brown, L.G. &   Briscoe, G. (2019) Self-regulated e-learning modules for prenursing success Nursing Education Perspectives   DOI: 15365026
  • Brown, L.G., Curtis, A. &   Harris, L. (2019) Improving dose calculation pass rates with peer tutoring Journal of Nursing Education   DOI:
  • Brown, L.G.,  Johnson, T., McMillan, L. &   Brandon, A. (2018) Two heads are better than one: Partnering to improve a critical care work environment Nursing Management   DOI: 13652834
  • Brown, L.G. (2016) Untangling polypharmacy in older adults Medsurg Nursing   DOI: 10920811

Presentations

  • Brown, L.G. (2021, September). Teaching and learning strategies for an older adult unit Poster session presented at  g strategies to develop clinical judgment and professionalism in today's learnerVirtual USA.
  • Brown, L.G. (2021, April). Wise or worrisome: Nursing students perceptions of older adults Podium session presented at  Elizabeth A. Morris Clinical Education Session-FACES'21VirtualAL.
  • Brown, L.G. &   Tsai, P. (2020, November). Starting an older adult lecture for first semester students with a truth or myth game. Poster session presented at  Gerontological Society of America 2020 Annual Scientific meeting (virtual)PhiladelphiaPA.
  • Ware, K. &   Brown, L.G. (2020, October). Identifying motives for opioid use and sources of diversion in the adolescent population. Poster session presented at  International Nurses Society on Addictions Educational Conference (virtual)CalgaryCanada.
  • Ware, K. &   Brown, L.G. (2020, October). The impact of social determinants on nonmedical prescription opioid use in adolescence. Podium session presented at  International Nurses Society on Addictions Educational Conference (virtual)CalgaryCanada.
  • Brown, L.G. (2020, June). Journaling as a learning tool and self-care strategy for nursing students. Poster session presented at  Southeast Nursing Faculty Development Conference (virtual)Myrtle BeachSouth Carolina.
  • Brown, L.G. &   Prather, C. (2020, March). Joining forces to provide diabetes screening and education in rural Alabama Podium session presented at  Nursing Education Research Conference (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)WashingtonDC.
  • Harris, L.,  Fox, M.,  Henderson, K., Curtis, A. &   Brown, L.G. (2019, October). Promoting Nursing Student Success through a Faculty and Student-led Orientation Program Poster session presented at  National Symposium on Student RetentionNew OrleansLA.
  • Johnson, T.,  Brown, L.G. &   Lambert, A. (2019, September). Preceptor faculty advisor: The heart and soul of undergraduate precept support. Poster session presented at  Alabama State Nurses ConventionPoint ClearAlabama.
  • Brown, L.G. &   Prather, C. (2019, April). HbA1C screening and education event at Pioneer Day 2018 in Loachapoka, Alabama Poster session presented at  Elizabeth A. Morris Clinical Education Sessions - FACES ’19MontgomeryAlabama.
  • Brown, L.G. (2019, March). Interactive gaming in the nursing classroom Poster session presented at  Memphis Nurse Educator Institute: Best Practices in nursing education for student successMemphisTennessee.
  • Brown, L.G.,  Johnson, T., McMillan, L. &   Brandon, A. (2019, February). An academic practice collaboration to improve the critical care work environment Podium session presented at  Sigma Creating Healthy Work EnvironmentsNew OrleansLouisiana.
  • Brown, L.G. (2018, October). Write it out Podium session presented at  Alabama State Nurses AssociationOpelikaAlabama.
  • Ware, K. &   Brown, L.G. (2018, October). The physical health of the nurse Poster session presented at  Alabama State Nurses AssociationOpelikaAlabama.
  • Brown, L.G. &   Briscoe, G. (2018, April). E-learning modules: Promoting success for prenursing students. Poster session presented at  Sigma NLN Nursing Research Education ConferenceWashingtonDC.
  • Brown, L.G., Curtis, A. &   Harris, L. (2018, March). Utilizing peer tutoring for dose calculation success Poster session presented at  Alabama League for NursingTuscaloosaAlabama.
  • Harris, K. &   Brown, L.G. (2017, October). The Impact of Opioids Poster session presented at  Alabama State Nurses AssociationBirminghamAL.
  • Brown, L.G. (2017, July). Assessment tools for the nursing classroom Poster session presented at  Iggy’s Boot Camp for Nurse Educators: An International Conference for Evidence-based EducationAlbuquerqueNM.
  • Brown, L.G. (2017, April). Reducing polypharmacy in the elderly Podium session presented at  Alabama State Nurses AssoicationMontgomeryAL.
  • Brown, L.G. (2017, March). Is it worth the effort? Poster session presented at  Alabama League for NursingBirminghamAL.
  • McMillan, L., Grabowsky, A. &   Brown, L.G. (2016, October). Information literacy competency: Assessing nursing student perceived competency entry to completion Poster session presented at  International Society for Exploring Teaching and LearningSalt Lake CityUtah.
  • Brown, L.G. &   Briscoe, G. (2016, October). Redefine your career: Get your BSN Poster session presented at  Alabama State Nurses AssociationHuntsvilleAL.
  • Brown, L.G. (2016, April). Empowering nursing students to succeed Poster session presented at  Nurse Educator InstituteBransonMissouri.
  • Brown, L.G. (2015, October). Identifying barriers to a successful nurse residency program Poster session presented at  Alabama State Nurses AssociationOrange BeachAL.
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