Sharon Dudley Brown, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN
A nurse practitioner for 25 years, Sharon Dudley-Brown has held several academic appointments nationally and internationally and is co-director of the Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Johns Hopkins. She has published peer-reviewed papers and abstracts on inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, and the field of nursing and is a member of several editorial boards, including Gastroenterology Nursing Journal, where she is online editor. Dr. Dudley-Brown is a co-editor of the textbook Translation of Evidence into Nursing and Health Care Practice (Springer Publishing), soon to be released in a second edition.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestGastroenterology & hepatology; inflammatory bowel disease; ulcerative colitis
Melmed, G. Y., Siegel, C. A., Spiegel, B. M., Allen, J. I., Cima, R., Colombel, J. F., Dassopoulos, T., Denson, L. A., Dudley-Brown, S., Garb, A., Hanauer, S. B., Kappelman, M. D., Lewis, J. D., Lynch, I., Moynihan, A., Rubin, D. T., Sartor, R. B., Schwartz, R. M., Wolf, D. C., Ullman, T. A. (2013). "Quality indicators for inflammatory bowel disease: Development of process and outcome measures." Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 19(3), 662-8.
Graff, L. A. & Dudley-Brown, S. (2013). "Common psychological disorders in inflammatory bowel disease and implications for disease management." Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management, 20 (7), 315-324.
Stebbings, S., Jenks, K., Treharne, G. J., Garcia, J. A., Schultz, M., Highton, J. & Dudley-Brown, S. (2012). "Validation of the Dudley Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptom Questionnaire for the assessment of bowel symptoms in axial spondyloarthritis: Prevalence of clinically relevant bowel symptoms and association with disease activity." Rheumatology, 51 (5), 858-65.
- Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis: measuring symptoms
- What impacts quality of life in patients with IBD (Crohn's and ulcerative colitis)
- Project ALIVE: Adherence and long-term IBD value-added effectiveness
Awards and Honors
2012 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
2011 SGNA Excellence in Clinical Practice Writer’s Award, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates
2009 SGNA Outstanding Research Article Award, Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates