Washington-Brown Receives Award from the Florida Commission on the Status of Women
Associate dean and professor at Broward College’s RN-BSN program, Dr. Linda Washington-Brown, received the FCSW Florida Achievement Award by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women for her outstanding contributions and service to her community.
Dr. Washington-Brown is a weekly volunteer at a homeless shelter, providing physicals to individuals. In her role as a minister she visits the sick, and counsels those in need of guidance. She also gives her time and talent researching, reviewing and writing grants for organizations that need funding for the services they provide. Washington-Brown serves as a board member for the Miami Rescue Mission, and volunteers with Broward Outreach Mission and the Broward Health Department. She also is a student mentor at Barry University, and in 2012 she received the Life Changers Humanitarian Award from the Broward Outreach Center.
Dr.Washington-Brown earned a doctorate in nursing, and completed doctoral candidacy work in education psychology from the University of Miami. She also holds an executive juris doctorate from Concord Law School, and a Ph.D. in Christian counseling from Jacksonville Theological Seminary. She is nationally certified as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), with more than 40 years in professional nursing practice and 28 years in academia at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate levels.
Dr. Washington-Brown, a resident of Hialeah, received the award at a special awards luncheon during the FCSW 3rd Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, September 10, at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park, Florida.