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Robin Brown

Robin Brown


Assistant Professor (Brookings)

Office Building

Wagner Hall



Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 311
Undergrad Nursing-Box 2275
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


PhD in Nursing--South Dakota State University (2016)
MS in Nursing--South Dakota State University (1999)
BS in Nursing--South Dakota State University (1883)

Academic Responsibilities

NURS 472--Professional Nursing concepts III
NURS 495--Practicum
NURS 444L--Population Centered Care
NURS 778--Nurse Educator Practicum
NURS 778L--Nurse Educator: Practicum Clinical
Semester 5 Coordinator
College of Nursing Honors Faculty Coordinator

Committee Activities

College of Nursing Curriculum Committee (2012--2018)
College of Nursing Faculty Development Committee (2018--present)
H.M. Briggs Library Committee, Chair (2018-present)
College of Nursing Graduate Committee (2016--present)
Van D. & Barbara B. Fishback Honors Committee (2017--present)

Awards and Honors

2018-Faculty recognition for Outstanding Contributions to the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College
2017-Recogniton Letter for Thank-A-Professor Program
2016-Outstanding Graduate Student


2018-HRSA ($2.8 million)
2017-Dawley Grant ($2,500)

Professional Memberships

American Nurses Society (ANA)
South Dakota Nurses Association (SDNA)
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS)

Work Experience

2016--Present-Assistant Professor, SDSU College of Nursing, Brookings, SD
2012-2016-Instructor, SDSU College of Nursing, Brookings, SD
1999-2012-Nursing Director, USD Nursing, Watertown, SD
1998-1999-Instructor, USD Nursing, Watertown, SD
1992-1996-Clinical Instructor, USD Nursing, Watertown SD
1987-1992-Staff Nurse, Prairie Lakes Hospital, Watertown, SD
1985-1987-Director of Nursing, Clark Care Center, Clark, SD
1983-1985-Staff Nurse, Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD

Area(s) of Research

Organizational Change, Resilience, Nursing Job Satisfaction, Health Promotion