Sara S. Brown, D.N.P.

Associate Professor
(540) 224-4625
Department: 

Dr. Sara Brown is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Jefferson College of Health Sciences and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Interprofessionalism at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.  Dr. Brown holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration in Educational Leadership from Case Western Reserve University and master’s degrees in Social Work and Divinity.    Her clinical background is in home care, hospice, and women's health.   She maintains licenses in nursing, social work and ministry and holds certification in maternal newborn nursing (RNC-MNN) and nursing education (CNE).  Dr. Brown’s research interests include professional value development, interprofessional education, and collaboration.  She has published and presented nationally and internationally on these topics.  Dr. Brown is married to Richard Brown, Director of Pastoral Care for Carilion Clinic, and has two teen-agers, Rachel and Ryan.  She serves as faculty advisor to both CRU and the Christian Medical Dental Association and is chair of the Faculty Senate at Jefferson College.

Education: 
B.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi
M.S.W., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.S.N., Jefferson College of Health Sciences
D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University