Joanne Brown DNP, RN, APRN
Adjunct Instructor

Joanne Brown graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh. She received both her Master of Science degree in nursing and Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Kentucky. She is nationally certified as a women's health nurse practitioner, as a family nurse practitioner and as a certified tobacco treatment specialist. Brown is a member of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives, the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the UK LGBTQ* Advisory Board. She is actively involved and holds leadership positions with the American College Health Association. She enjoys collaborating with interdisciplinary teams across campus and participating in research activities. Prior to joining University Health Service, Joanne worked as an APRN in a private OB-GYN practice and for a community-based free clinic. She joined UHS in 2006 and although her primary focus is women’s health, Joanne also sees tobacco treatment patients and primary care patients.

Contact Information

Phone: (859) 323-5823

Email: joanne.brown@uky.edu



DNP, University of Kentucky, 2012