Sr. Catherine M. Brown, D.C., is a devoted Daughter of Charity with a profound mission to embody the compassionate presence of Jesus while fostering community relationships that align with the Vincentian charism of serving the poor. Located in Evansville, IN, Sr. Catherine's professional journey is a testament to her diverse skill set and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those in need.
With a robust background in healthcare, Sr. Catherine currently serves at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Evansville, IN, where she plays a pivotal role in patient navigation, ensuring a seamless transition from hospitalization to post-discharge care. Her responsibilities extend to advocating for families and educational settings, emphasizing a holistic approach to healthcare. Sr. Catherine has also been instrumental in developing updated protocols and procedures for Pediatric Palliative Care and Perinatal Hospice and Palliative Care, showcasing her leadership and resolution-oriented skills.
During her tenure at Daybreak – A Project of Depaul USA, Sr. Catherine demonstrated her commitment to addressing homelessness and healthcare disparities. Her responsibilities included coordinating clinical services, fostering relationships with the medical and dental community, and overseeing the management of daily services in the clinic. She actively collaborated with educational institutions, supervising healthcare interns and organizing presentations on health issues for patient groups. Notably, Sr. Catherine played a crucial role in the successful transition of the clinic to First Choice Primary Care, a regional FQHC.
In her previous roles, such as at Seton Community Health Centers and St. Anthony Catholic School, Sr. Catherine showcased her skills in case management, health education, and mentorship. Her advocacy for vulnerable populations, coupled with her adaptability to change, has been a consistent thread throughout her professional journey. Sr. Catherine's commitment to service, education, and advocacy reflects a life dedicated to embodying the Vincentian charism and making a meaningful impact on the lives of those she serves.