Maura Moran Brain

Maura Moran Brain, winner of the Isabel Hampton Robb Scholarship, is pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of Massachusetts in Boston while working as a nurse practitioner at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. It was also at the University of Mass that she obtained her Masters in Nursing. Her primary clinical interest is diabetes and weight management in primary care. Other key interests are health systems, quality improvement, and healthcare disparities.  While pursuing these scholarly interests she finds time to raise two young children and credits her spouse’s support with helping her achieve her goals.