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Amy Frances Brown

Distinguished Faculty Member and Professor Emerita



Recognized for research and development of nursing curricula as well as publishing several books on nursing. Most notable book published was “Medical Nursing” in 1945. She taught student nurses to incorporate specific communication skills into speaking and writing as well as teaching students how to incorporate this learning into clinical assignments. In 1965, she established the “Amy Frances Brown Prize for Excellence in Writing,” an award given annually to a student.

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