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


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

Medical Surgical Nursing, AACN
Certified Nurse Educator, NLN

Research Interests
The nursing shortage, nurse retention, nurse residency programs, and student success

Dr. Lynn Brown is an associate clinical professor at Auburn University in Auburn, AL.  She graduated with her DNP in administration with an additional educator concentration from Samford University in 2015.  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 and a Certified Nurse Educator.  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. Her research interests include nurse retention, nurse residency programs, and student success.


Recent Presentations

Harris, K. & Brown, L. G. (2017, October).  The impact of opioids.  Poster session presented at the Alabama State Nurses Association, Birmingham, Alabama.

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 Education, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Brown, L. G. (2017, April).  Reducing polypharmacy in the elderly.  Oral presentation at Elizabeth A. Morris Clinical Education Sessions - FACES ’17, Montgomery, Alabama.

Brown, L. G. (2017, March).  CNE:  Is it worth the effort?  Poster session presented at the Alabama League for Nursing, Birmingham, Alabama.

McMillan, L., Grabowsky, A., & Brown, L. (2016, October).  Information literacy competency:  Assessing nursing student perceived competency entry to completion.  Paper presented at the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Brown, L. G. & Briscoe, G. (2016, October).  Redefine your career:  Get your BSN.  Poster session presented at the Alabama State Nurses Association, Huntsville, Alabama.

Brown, L. G. (2016, April).  Empowering nursing students to succeed.  Poster session presented at the Nurse Educator Institute, Branson, Missouri.

Brown, L. G. (2015, October).  Identifying barriers to a successful nurse residency program.  Poster session presented at the Alabama State Nurses Association, Orange Beach, Alabama.


Recent Publications

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. (accepted, awaiting publication date)

Briscoe, G. & Brown, L. G. (2018).  Self-regulated e-learning modules for prenursing success.  Nursing Education Perspectives. (accepted, awaiting publication date)

Brown, L. G. (2016).  Untangling polypharmacy in older adults.  MedSurg Nursing (25), 408-411.