Marissa Lemley Brown, MSN, RN, CPN

Marissa received her ASN from Aquinas College in Nashville and her BSN and MSN from University of Phoenix.

Over the course of 13 years, she has served Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt as a staff nurse, charge nurse, and nurse educator.

She has worked as a clinical instructor at several local universities and continues to teach BLS, PALS, and CPN Review Courses.  Marissa has also been actively involved in pediatric outreach education providing services to affiliate organizations as well as community agencies.

In her spare time she likes to volunteer with community organizations. 


  Meet Our Team


Marissa Lemley Brown,

Nursing Professional Development Specialist
3401 West End Avenue,
Suite 790 (campus zip 6850)

  • BLS/PEARS/PALS Instructor
  • Children’s Hospital Observational Experiences
  • Children’s Hospital Student Outreach Program
  • Children's Hospital Student Placement and Faculty Liaison
  • CPN Review Course Instructor
  • Nurse Planner
  • Nurse Residency Program
  • Pediatric Acute Care Education (PACE)
  • Pediatric Outreach Education