Nicole Brown, MS, PA-C
Hometown: Robbinsville, NJ
Joined Chatham: August 2015
ACADEMIC AREAS OF INTEREST
Emergency Medicine, Women's Health, OB/GYN emergencies, Medical Simulation Training
PERSONAL AREAS OF INTEREST
Spending time with my family, reading, traveling
Nicole completed her undergraduate work at Allegheny College where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Neuroscience and she is a 2011 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) PA program. After graduation, she worked clinically as a hospitalist PA prior to moving to Pittsburgh in the summer of 2012. Since 2012, Nicole's clinical work has been in emergency medicine at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Nicole accepted an assistant professor position at Chatham University in August 2015 and served as a full-time PBL facilitator until January 2017, when she took on the role as the program's Skills Coordinator. Nicole is passionate about teaching students the hands-on skills needed to succeed as practicing Physician Assistants. In January 2022, Nicole became the Associate Director of Curriculum & Instruction for the program. Nicole’s research agenda focuses on emergency medicine, OB/GYN emergencies, and medical simulation training as part of PA education.
- MS in Physician Assistant Studies, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Philadelphia, PA), 2011
- BS, Allegheny College (Meadville, PA), 2008
- Member- American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
- Member- Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA)
- Member- Physician Assistant Education Association
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
- Chatham University Buhl Professorship, 2021
- Brown NE, Abebe A, Abebe K, Eisaman D. Determining factors associated with sexual behavior and undesired outcomes in urban, young, adult female populations: A comparative study. Women Health Open J. 2021; 7(1): 10-26. DOI: 10.17140/WHOJ-7-142.
- Eisaman D, Brown NE, Geyer S, Suyama J. Characteristics of ectopic pregnancies presenting to an urban academic emergency department at a tertiary care center for obstetrics. Annals of Emergency Medicine. October 2020;76(4S), Abstract 61 S24-S25.
- Donkers K, DeLong D, Brown NE. Effect of online training modules and virtual patients on first-year physician assistant students’ confidence levels. The Journal of Physician Assistant Education. September 2019; 30(3) 159-163.
- Hawkins S, Goreczny A, Brown NE. Effect of Experience Facilitating Problem-Based Learning (PBL) on Physician Assistant Student Outcomes. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 2018 Jul 02;16(3), Article 5.
- Brown NE, Singer S, Suyama J. Delayed detection of spontaneous bilateral tubal ectopic pregnancies after methotrexate treatment. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2017; 53(4) 563-567.