Ann Brewer, RN, BSN, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing. During her career she has held administrative and staff positions in hospitals, home health care agencies, and state and federal government. Prior to her retirement in 2016, Ann was the Director of the Executive Secretariat in the Immediate Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD.CONTACT PATIENT CARE PARTNERS
Of note, she regularly interfaced with her colleague, Dr Anthony Fauci.
While in the DC area, Ann was an active member of the Council of the Federal Executive Secretariats, serving as vice chair, and was also a member of the Friends of Patients at the NIH, Board of Directors, serving as its second vice president for several years.
Before moving to Washington, Ann worked as the Female Health Coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. She held an adjunct faculty position at the UW–Madison School of Nursing.
Ann currently is a member of the UW School of Nursing Board of Visitors and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health “Initiative to End Alzheimer’s Disease.” She also enjoys volunteering and playing the piano at Agrace Hospice Care in Madison, WI. Ann can think of no better profession than nursing, and acting as an advocate for patients and their families is such an integral and important aspect of this incredible profession.
She is very excited to be working with an organization that shares her dedication to advocacy for patients.