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Lynn G. Brown, DNP, RN-BC, CNE


Lynn G. Brown, DNP, RN-BC, CNE
Assistant Professor

DNP, Samford University, 2015
MSN, University of Alabama, 2007
BSN, GA Southwestern College, 1987
AA, GA Southwestern College, 1984

Teaching Areas

Evidence-based skills, assessment, and health promotion; Theoretical concepts of professional nursing practice


Research Interests

The nursing shortage, nurse retention, nurse residency programs, student retention



Dr. Brown joined the Auburn faculty in 2015.  She graduated with her DNP in administration with an additional educator concentration from Samford University.  She has over 21 years of nursing experience.  Most recently 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.  She is a member of the American Nursing Association, the Alabama State Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, and the Alabama League for Nursing.


Recent Presentations

Brown, L. (2015). Identifying Barriers to a Successful Nurse Residency Program.  Poster Presentation at Alabama State Nurses Association, Orange Beach, Alabama.