Nursing Administrator: Vanderbilt Home Care


Laura Beth Brown, MSN, RN
President, Vanderbilt Home Care Services, Inc.

Laura Beth Brown is the immediate past President of the Tennessee Nurses Association.  In this capacity, Laura Beth's efforts focused on public policy to expand access to quality care for all Tennesseans and protect the profession of nursing.

Currently Laura Beth is President of Vanderbilt Home Care Services, Inc where she has worked for the past eleven years.  She has lead the efforts in establishing the agency as one of the dominant home care providers in the state of Tennessee - ranking among the top 25% in Home Care Elite in the nation.  She is responsible for the day to day operations and oversight of servicing an average daily census of 500 patients and over 250 employees.

Laura Beth serves in various professional capacities in the community; currently she serves on the Board of Directors of Alive Hospice and is Chair of the Quality and Compliance committee.  She is a member of the Tennessee Nurses Association Government Affairs committee and Committee on Nursing Practice.  Laura Beth is a Board member of the Nashville Healthcare Council’s Leadership Health Care.  She is an expert member on the International Council on Nursing Bank of Experts in Home Care, Board of Directors for the Tennessee Hospital Association Home Care Alliance, and is a member of the THA Government Affairs Committee.

She has received numerous honors and awards in nursing and health care including the Outstanding Member Award for the Tennessee Nurses Association, TNA Political Nurse of the year, and most recently she was recognized by the Nashville Medical News as one of Middle Tennessee’s “well known and behind the scenes leader who is helping to drive local innovation and shaping the next iteration of the healthcare industry.”  Laura Beth currently serves as Co-Chair of the Nursing Administrative Board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

A graduate of the University of Tennessee, and Vanderbilt University, she completed her BSN in nursing and masters in Health Systems Management.

Laura Beth has been involved in health care as a clinician, administrator, consultant, researcher, and policy activist.  She is an active volunteer in the community, working with organizations such as: Interfaith Dental Clinic, Tennessee Nursing Foundation, Council on Aging, and Mobil Loaves and Fishes.