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Susan Brown

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Courses Regularly Taught

  • General Biology I (with lab), BIO 101
  • General Biology II (with lab), BIO 102
  • Health Assessment, BHS 465
  • Human Anatomy (with lab), BIO 180
  • Introductory Biology (with lab), BIO 095
  • Pathophysiology, BIO 302

Year Started at Mercy College 2010

Education

  • BA, Ohio Northern University
  • MEd, The University of Texas at Austin
  • PhD, Iowa State University

Certifications

  • Paramedic, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT-P)
  • Paramedic Specialist, Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of EMS (Evaluator, Instructor endorsements)
  • Certified Health Education Specialist, The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (CHES)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - Instructor, American Heart Association (ACLS Instructor)
  • Basic Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association (BLS Instructor)

Advice to Students
"Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character." - Albert Einstein

Clinical/Field Experience

Pre-hospital care (EMT), 8 years
Emergency Department Technician, 3 years

Research Interests and Professional Projects

Dissertation: Using a social-ecological model to examine obesity interventions

Quick Links

Susan Brown, PhD, NREMT-P, CHES

Assistant Professor
sbrown@mercydesmoines.org
(515) 643-6638


Office Location

Building 2, Room 155

Office Hours
Monday: 3-5:00pm; Tuesday: 11:00am-1:00pm; Wednesday: 3:30-5:00pm

Mailing Address
Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239