Dr. Brown is a doctorally prepared family nurse practitioner, adult nurse practitioner, and certified diabetes educator. She has worked in nursing for 26 years. She has worked in advanced practice in inpatient (hospitals and nursing homes) and outpatient settings (clinics, home health, hospice, retirement centers, assisted living residences). She has worked in both urban settings and rural settings (even along the Arizona-Mexico border). She works with children, adults, and elders with a special interest in chronic disease management, diabetes, integrative health, chronic pain, point of care ultrasound, and gerontology. She has served on the American Association of Diabetes Educators board in the past and currently serves as secretary for the Southern Arizona Advanced Practice-Nurse Practitioner Society and board member for the Arizona Gerontological Nurses Association.