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Lisa M. Brown, CNM

  • About
    • Specialties: Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Gender: Female
    • Languages: English
    Biography

    What I Do
    At CentraCare, I am currently a certified nurse midwife in a laborist/hospitalist role at the Birth Center at St. Cloud Hospital. However, I worked as a nurse in labor, delivery and postpartum for more than 20 years. Babies have always been my first love, even as a child. When I was 5 years old, I told my Mom I was going to be the charge nurse of a baby hospital! I approach pregnancy care from a holistic perspective. To me, the journey from pregnancy and birth to the postpartum period touches upon the spiritual, mental and physical aspects of an entire family.

    Why I Love My Work
    Labor and birth have always been my favorite parts of pregnancy care. In my role, I love the opportunity to do this work all day, every shift.

    Getting to Know Me
    I have been married to my high school sweetheart for more than 25 years. Outside of work, I enjoy family time, hiking, kayaking and going on road trips. My goal is to visit all the national parks.

    Education
    • College
      Nurse-Midwifery, Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN
    • Training
      Mayo Clinic, Rochester and Mankato, MN
  • Professional Memberships
    American College of Nurse-Midwives