Brandy Lane Brown, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC

 Associate Dean for Pre-Licensure Program and Clinical Assistant Professor

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Samford Univ., Birmingham, AL
Master of Science Nursing, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN
Bachelor of Science Nursing, Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Contact Info:
Office: distant, email for an online appointment time
Phone: (731) 439-7108

Work and Education
Dr. Brandy Brown is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing.  She teaches Maturing Family online for the undergraduate nursing program, Level 2, and Population Health clinical online for the Distance Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (DABSN).

Dr. Brown has had the opportunity to teach in colleges and Universities over the last 20 years.  Her work experience includes faculty appointments and patient care positions. She has served as faculty member at Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, UT; Union University in Jackson, TN; Jackson State Community College in Jackson, TN; and Calhoun Community College in Decatur, AL.  Her educational instruction with students is informed by her experiences as a registered nurse and an advanced practice nurse.  As a BSN prepared Registered Nurse, she has practiced in medical surgical acute and no-acute areas, surgical intensive care units, cardiac specialty units, outpatient clinics (internal medicine and gastroenterology) and community organizations.  As a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, she has provided outpatient and nursing home medical care at Noyes Family Care Center in Corinth, MS and she has served nursing homes in the West Tennessee area in the specialty of geriatric psychiatry with Wellness Solutions in Nashville, TN.   

Dr. Brown has served on many committees and work groups throughout the years.  The projects and committee work have focused on areas that include curriculum, student progress, educational resources, missions, geriatrics, admissions, and strategic planning.

Articles and Presentations

  • Brown, B. Exploring nursing home staff perceived barriers of the use of reminiscence therapy. Rapid Poster Discussion Session at the Sigma Theta Tau International Leadership Connection Conference; 2018 September 17; Indianapolis, IN.
  • Brown, B. Exploring nursing home staff perceived barriers of the use of reminiscence therapy. Poster presented at the Evidence-Based Approaches to Nursing Administration, Practice, and Education Issues at Samford University; 2018 May 3; Birmingham, AL.
  • Brown, B. (2013). Mentoring or Mimicking? Journal of Christian Nursing 30(3), 185. doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e31829612ad
  • Brown, B. Spiritual care in nursing. Poster Presented at the Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference of the Nurses Christian Fellowship & Sigma Theta Tau International; 2012 Jun 18-21; Marion, IN.

Brandy Brown is involved in her local community.  Her love of the outdoors is enhanced by the time she spends with her husband and three daughters on the family farm.  She is an active member of First Baptist Church in Corinth, MS where she serves in the Girls in Action groups, music ministry, and nursing home ministry.  She engages in community events and enjoys mission opportunities to serve others.