Janet Brown

Assistant Professor


  • PhD, Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2021
  • MSN, Nursing, Samford University, 2013


Dr. Janet Brown joins the Capstone College of Nursing (CCN) as an Assistant Professor and will begin teaching in the BSN program in the fall of 2021. She earned her PhD in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2021 and her MSN in Nursing Education in 2013 from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Her research focus is self-efficacy toward utilization of sexual and reproductive health care services among women with cystic fibrosis. Dr. Brown taught in the Alabama Community College System for 3.5 years prior to earning her PhD. Dr. Brown is a Certified Pediatric Nurse and worked as a clinician with children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis.

Honors and Awards

  • Associate Scientist Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center, 2022

Areas of Interest

  • Chronic Disease Management and/or Prevention
  • Rural Health
  • Self-efficacy
  • Simulation

Scholarly Highlights

  • Poster Presentation: Self-efficacy, utilization of student support services, and mental stressors in a Baccalaureate nursing program. (2022)
  • Self-efficacy among adults with CF toward airway clearance therapy, medication compliance, and utilization of sexual and reproductive health care services: A mixed methods study. This project is currently in recruitment.