Now Ms. Brown has plans to go back to school to a biotech program leading to medical research.
MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA, January 13, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Catherine Lynn Cambern Brown, RN, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Brown celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Driven by a love for her profession, Catherine Lynn Cambern Brown has enjoyed an exciting career as a nurse. From the young age of four years old, Ms Brown set her eyes on the nursing field. To pursue her goals, after graduating from Shoreline High School, class 70, she enrolled at Eastern Washington State College, now known as Eastern Washington University, from 1970-1973. With this solid edu9ational foundation, Ms. Brown joined the U.S. military which was one of the best things she ever did to herself. She launched her career as a Hospital Corpswave at the National Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland from 1974-1979. She was then transferred to the Naval Hospital in Rota, Spain for three and a half years, from 1979-1982, a position she considers amongst the highlights of her professional journey: In this role, Ms. Brown had various responsibilities, including suturing patients, and gained valuable firsthand experience in the field of nursing. The highlight of her naval career though was working as a corpswave at Bethesda Naval Hospital where she received a great deal of hands on experience in nursing. Then after serving in the U. S. Naval Reserves for 25 years, both in Pensacola, FL, and Bremerton, Washington, Ms. Brown retired as a first class' Petty Officer in 2008.
Prior to becoming a registered nurse, she lived in Pensacola, Florida and earned an Associative of Science degree in nursing from Jefferson Davis Jr College in Brewton, Alabama in 1989. With more than thirty years of experience in nursing to her credit, Ms Brown has become an authority in her industry, especially Medical-Surgical Nursing. After obtaining her nursing degree, she first worked as an RN on the neurosurgery unit of West Florida Regional Medical Center, 1989-1995.
To further her understanding of the medical field, she also became a certified Medical-Surgical nurse from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. While living in Pensacola, in addition to her primary professional career, she contributed her time and talents to a number of healthcare organizations. She was a volunteer lecturer at JDJC and was a presenter with Say No to Drugs with the Escambia County Elementary school system. Since moving to Seattle, she has been a member of the Puget Sound Oncology Nurses' Association and has participated at the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason on Science Fridays. Ms. Brown was a prior member of the National Adrenal Diseases Foundation and a lifetime member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the U. S. In Seattle she first worked at Vencor Ventilator Hospital then has done home health with medically complicated patients through Alliance Nursing. Now Ms. Brown has plans to go back to school to a biotech program leading to medical research.
Apart from her career, Ms. Brown has volunteered in her community. While living in Florida, she was a fulltime Kindergarten volunteer at West Pensacola Elementary School, a Girl Scout co-leader of Troop 51, and aside from her nursing profession, she has worked with children, including tutoring them. She is also a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts of the U. S. of America In Florida she was also associated with the Young Astronauts and the Myrtle Grove Community Center. Since moving cross country to Seattle, she has been a volunteer with the Daughters of American Revolution, the Broadview Historical Society, a docent at Shoreline Historical Museum, and just recently became a member of Eastern Star.
In her free time, Ms. Brown enjoys geneology and history. Ms. Brown was married to the late Van Eugene Brown 1976 and has one Daughter and four wonderful Grandchildren. She attributes her success to a driven personality, to her passion for her profession, and her energy. She has no plans to retire until she reaches at least 90 years old!
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Brown has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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