logo logo

Mary Jo Brown

Mary Jo Brown, American nursing administrator. Registered Nurse, Iowa. Volunteer American Cancer Society, 1989-1996; basic life provider American Heart Association, since 1978; youth program teacher, St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Urbandale; appointee Governor's Task Force for Healthy Iowans 2000. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses (editor 1984-1990), University Dubuque Nursing Honor Society (charter), Sigma Theta Tau (charter).

Background

  • Brown, Mary Jo was born on August 12, 1958 in Bellevue, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Lorin J. and Cecilia M. (Kueter) Hager.

  • Education

    • Associate of Nursing, Area One Vocational-Technology School, Dubuque, Iowa, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Nursing magna cum laude, University Dubuque, 1979. MSN, Drake University, 1993.

    Career

    • Staff and charge nurse Mercy Health Center, Dubuque, 1978-1981. Charge nurse Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois, 1981-1982, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Des Moines, 1982-1985. Instructor nursing Iowa Methodist School Nursing, 1985-1989, instructor continuing education, 1986-1989.

      Nurse consultant on health promotion Iowa Department Public Health, 1989-1990. Nursing instructor, curriculum committee chair Iowa Methodist School Nursing, 1990-1996. Standards coordinator Mercy Hospital Medical Center, 1996-1998, nurse case manager, 1998-1999, director nursing practice support and development, since 1999.

      Staff nurse critical care units Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines, 1987-1996. Propsoals reviewer W. B. Saunders Company, since 1987. Exam reviewer National League for Nursing, 1995-1996.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Iowa.

    Works

    • Author: Seminars for Nurse Managers, 1999, Outcomes Management for Nursing Practice, 2000. Reviewer (book and computer programs) Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, since 1988.

    Membership

    Volunteer American Cancer Society, 1989-1996. Basic life provider American Heart Association, since 1978. Youth program teacher, St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Urbandale.

    Appointee Governor's Task Force for Healthy Iowans 2000. Member American Association Critical Care Nurses (editor 1984-1990), University Dubuque Nursing Honor Society (charter), Sigma Theta Tau (charter).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, biking.

    Connections

    • Married David A. Brown, May 19, 1979.
    • father: Lorin J. Hager
    • mother: Cecilia M. (Kueter) Hager
    • spouse: David A. Brown
    See on larger map
    Born August 12, 1958
    (age 59)
    Nationality