UC Nursing Professor at the "Top" of Her Game

Brownell Named to 2012 Top 100 Nusing Professors List

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Utica, NY (09/27/2012)
- Catherine Brownell, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the nursing at Utica College, has been named one of the top 100 nursing professors of 2012 by the website

The list acknowledges 100 of the best and brightest professors, assistant professors and instructors who are teaching the next generation of nurses to handle increasing responsibility.

Brownell joined the nursing department at Utica College in July 2002 as project coordinator for the Tapestry Project, a Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant from HRSA Bureau of Health Professions. Her research in rural health and community health nursing has been presented on local and national levels.

She earned her Ph.D. from Binghamton University in 2002. She holds a bachelor’s degree from SUNYIT and a master’s degree from Syracuse University. provides information about accredited, accelerated online nursing degree programs. The website links users directly to nursing programs to suit their needs.

For more information about the Top 100 Nursing Professors in 2012 list, visit

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 3,700 students in 37 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 22 master’s and two doctoral degree programs.



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