Dr Charlene Brown

Charlene Brown MD, MPH, FACPM

Dr. Charlene Brown is the CEO/Founder of ​CNA Simulations VR​, a reimagining of clinical training for certified nursing assistants through virtual reality. Before that, she founded ​Caregiver Jobs Now (CJN), an award-winning platform connecting caregivers to meaningful jobs in senior care. The company has been featured in Home Healthcare News, Aging 2.0, PHI, Washington Life Magazine, and more.

Prior to starting Caregiver Jobs Now, Dr. Brown served as a Medical Officer at the US Agency for International Development (USAID) where she helped local teams tackling the HIV pandemic in nearly 20 countries across 4 continents. Prior to USAID, she led medical operations for the Baltimore City Health Department and worked on antiviral drug safety at the FDA. Dr. Brown has worked in primary care clinics, homeless shelters, retirement homes, rehabilitation hospitals, and more.

Dr. Charlene Brown is Board-certified in Preventive Medicine, trained in internal medicine, licensed to practice in Maryland, and is a Fellow in the American College of Preventive Medicine. She is a graduate of Princeton University, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health. ​Dr. Brown has authored peer-reviewed journal articles and been featured on national news outlets, including Yahoo Finance, the Chicago Tribune, and Vox. ​She currently serves on the Community Health Board of Keswick Multi-Care, a Baltimore skilled nursing facility.

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