Jeri Braunlin, DNP, ACNS, BC, NEA, BC, CNRN, RN


Jeri Braunlin is an Advanced Practice Nurse at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the Department of Neurology. She is the Program Manager for the C3FIT (Coordinated, Collaborative, Comprehensive, Family-based, Integrated, and Technology-enabled Care) study and works also in the stroke clinic. She is frequently invited to present neuroscience and cerebrovascular disease lectures for both professionals and the general public. She recently spoke at the 2020 International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles and presented “Transitions of Care: Nursing Roles Stroke Central and Stroke Mobile.”

Prior to her appointment at Vanderbilt, Dr. Braunlin served in various clinical and educational roles in other hospital systems. She developed and managed two hospital system stroke programs, served in quality management, and was a member of the Kettering Medical Center IRB for 13 years. Most recently she provided follow-up care in the Stroke Clinic at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio and managed the Neuroscience Stroke Program of research. She is a board-certified Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS, BC) and Nurse Executive (NEA, BC), in addition to certifications in Neuroscience (CNRN).

Dr. Braunlin received her RN from the Mount Caramel School of Nursing and her BSN from Capital University. She completed her MSN from The Ohio State University College of Nursing, followed by a second Master of Science in Nursing degree from Wright State University College of Nursing in Adult Health. She earned her Doctorate of Nursing in 2017, also from Wright State, with a capstone project entitled, “Feasibility and Accuracy of Predicting Stroke Severity in the Field.”