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Marquis Who's Who Honors Kali A. Brown, DNP, for Expertise in the Health Care and Higher Education Sectors

Kali A. Brown, DNP, is honored for his passion and dedication to infection prevention and control

Dr. Brown has also been influential as an adjunct nursing professor and clinical professor at Newman University.

    WEST CHESTER, PA, June 19, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kali A. Brown, DNP, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. 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.

Dr. Brown is a distinguished expert in infection prevention and control. With over two decades of professional experience, he has devoted his career to serving the Philadelphia Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Center since 2016. In his current role, Dr. Brown oversees the intensive care unit and surgical intensive care unit, identifying patterns of clusters of infections and mitigating them, educating staff, and consulting providers and other physicians on infection control measures.

Apart from his tenure at the Philadelphia Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Dr. Brown has been influential as an adjunct nursing professor and clinical professor at Neumann University. His academic contributions have been instrumental in shaping future generations of nurses, emphasizing the importance of infection prevention and control.

Dr. Brown's notable achievements include being a leading infection preventionist. He also spearheaded a research project that ranked first nationally for reducing infections in inpatient settings. The Philadelphia VA and other VA medical centers adopted Dr. Brown's practice model as a standard of care. Additionally, he played a crucial role in a multidisciplinary research approach that will be presented at a national conference in July 2024.

Dr. Brown's focus on infection prevention and control was significantly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which highlighted the importance of preventing the spread of communicable diseases such as COVID-19, influenza, and other hospital-acquired infections. His nursing journey began when he became the caretaker for his brother, who had been diagnosed with cancer. The experience exposed Dr. Brown to the nursing environment and inspired him to pursue this noble profession.

In preparation for his career in health care, Dr. Brown acquired a Bachelor of Science in 1991 and a Master of Science in 2015, a Master of Science in infection prevention and control from Post University in 2020, respectively, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Liberty University in 2023. His professional credentials include a registered nurse and licensed nurse practitioner designation, infection control, critical care nursing, and certification in higher education teaching, further underscoring his expertise and dedication to his profession.

A member of several industry-related organizations, Dr. Brown is affiliated with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and Doctors of Nursing Practice of Color. These memberships reflect his commitment to staying at the forefront of his field and contributing to the broader medical community. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Dr. Brown is actively involved in civic-minded organizations and fundraising initiatives, such as the American Red Cross's blood drive.

Dr. Brown's contributions have been recognized with several awards, including Best Research Presentation for Reducing Medication Errors in Inpatient Hospitals from Doctors of Nursing Practice of Color in 2023 and the Best Antibiotics Stewardship Award in 2024. He attributes his success to his ambition and faith.

Known for his dedication to improving patient care through education and research, Dr. Brown aims to continue profoundly impacting the medical community. Looking ahead, he envisions continued growth in his field, where he can leave an impactful mark in infection prevention and control. Dr. Brown also aims to progress in higher education by serving as the nursing school's dean.

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