Michael Brown BSN, RN, is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) student at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He has a great desire to help the underserved mental health population. Immediately upon graduating from secondary school, he sought a position to work with individuals who had mental health conditions and developmental delays. As a nurse he has maintained this sole focus through delivering care to acute psychiatric patients and forensic psychiatric patients. His focus as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is to serve the most underserved and vulnerable populations in urban and rural communities. He would like to establish a mental health practice that includes a mobile unit to provide services to those who do not have access and/or have limited or no health insurance.
Mr. Brown has excelled at all the academic institutions he has attended, graduating among the highest honors with a grade point average of Summa Cum Laude distinction. He obtained his initial degree in Health Service Administration with a certificate in Leadership, then continued to pursue a career in Nursing to blend the knowledge from the two degrees with an aspiration to provide the most effective and accessible mental health care.
He is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. He is a selectee of the Sigma Alpha Pi (National Society of Leadership and Success) and Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership Honor Society). He is very interested in science, psychiatric research, and economics and public speaking.