Memorial Hospital Welcomes Melissa Brewer, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Memorial Hospital Welcomes Melissa Brewer, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
January 24, 2024 Memorial Hospital

Carthage, IL – Memorial Hospital is excited to announce that Melissa Brewer, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, has joined the Memorial Hospital team. Brewer specializes in Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine and began working in the Emergency Department at Memorial Hospital and Convenient Care at the Memorial Medical Building located on the Memorial Hospital campus on January 15th.

Brewer received her associate degree in nursing (RN) from Southeastern Community College in Keokuk, Iowa, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Missouri, and her doctorate of nurse practitioner (DNP) from the University of Missouri. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurse Credentialing Center. Brewer is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, The Urgent Care Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Brewer began her career as a Registered Nurse in an Intensive Care Unit for nearly 20 years. Before becoming a nurse, Brewer was a social worker for the Iowa Department of Human Services. Brewer truly believes it is essential to provide care that is of the highest quality, as well as partner with patients to create a workable plan of care. She is excited to bring excellent care to her home county, neighbors, and friends.

Brewer has been married to her husband Alan for twenty-six years, has two children, Jake and Liz, and has three granddaughters, Elliot, Hazel, and Ruby. Brewer enjoys spending time with her three granddaughters, walking, reading, and golfing with her husband.

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