Brenda Owusu

Asst. Professor of Clinical

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Dr. Brenda Owusu is an Assistant Professor of Clinical and Director of the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Owusu began her nursing career in Naples, Florida where she worked as a nurse in the medical surgical and the cardiac telemetry units of Naples Community Hospital, later moving into the position of charge nurse at Moorings Park, Inc. and palliative care nurse at Hospice of Naples. She subsequently functioned as a charge nurse in the progressive care unit of Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, and later as a nurse practitioner at Quincy Medical Center in Quincy, Florida. Her most recent leadership position was as an administrative nursing supervisor at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare in Tallahassee, where she supervised delivery of patient care in a level 2 trauma, 770-bed hospital. Dr. Owusu earned her PCA, LPN, and her Associate of Science degree in Nursing RN certifications from Edison College (Naples Campus), then completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership/Administration at National-Louis University in Chicago, and her BSN and MSN (adult/gerontological) degrees at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University in Tallahassee. She received her DNP from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies in 2011.

Brenda Owusu, DNP, ANP-BC

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