Clinical Assistant Professor

A Michigan native, Professor Brown earned his B.S. in Nursing from Andrews University in 2010 and worked as a staff nurse in the Post-Surgical Care Telemetry Unit at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Michigan. Looking for new opportunities to grow and further his education, he moved to Burlington, Vermont and continued his nursing career at the University of Vermont Medical Center in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and began teaching for the University of Vermont Department of Nursing. In 2016, he obtained his master’s degree in Nursing Education from Norwich University. Professor Brown currently teaches in the undergraduate program including courses in adult health, and nursing theory. He is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education program at UVM. His research interests include the intersection of indigenous knowledge, nursing practice, nursing education, and climate change.

Research and/or Creative Works

  • "The Convergence of Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology, and Nursing." Podium Presentation. Nursing Theory: A 50 Year Perspective, Past and Future, Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio
  • "Combating Terrestrial Perils - Nursing Education's Response to Climate Change." Poster Presentation. AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference 2018

Associations and Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • American Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses
  • Vermont Nurses Association
  • American Nurses Association

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Medical-surgical nursing, nursing education, nursing practice and climate change


  • M.S., Nursing Education; Norwich University (2016)
  • B.S., Nursing; Andrews University (2010)


  • 802-656-0021
Office Location:

212 Rowell Building

Office Hours:

By Appointment

Courses Taught

  • PRNU 131 - Health Alterations
  • PRNU 234 - Adult Health Nursing II
  • PRNU 266 - Theories for Nursing Practice
  • NURS 296 - Exploring Indigenous Knowledge with the Akwesasne Mohawk People