Originally from Winterset, IA Dr. Monica Brown completed her undergraduate work at the University of Iowa where she received a B.A. in Biology (with honors) as well as a Masters Degree in Orthoptics (Certified Orthoptist, C.O. – eye coordination specialist). She then received a B.S. in Vision Science and completed her Doctor of Optometry degree (also with honors) at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry in South Florida. Monica has participated in new ocular technology research and has also done numerous humanitarian missions to underserved countries including Peru and Ecuador (she speaks fluent Spanish) where she provided thousands of eye exams and specialized care for eye diseases and glaucoma.
Monica Brown was born in 1952. Monica currently lives in Boise. Before that, she lived in Grants Pass, OR from 1998 to 2010. Monica Brown attended Parkrose Sr High School in Portland,OR and graduated class of 1969.
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Specialist Monica Brown joined the Army when she was 17 because her brother had joined and she didn't want him to be alone. Match that kind of compassion with professional medical training and you begin to understand why she disregarded her own safety and put herself in the direct line of fire to provide life-saving medical attention to fellow Soldiers wounded by an IED. It might also explain why she was awarded one of our Nation's highest honors, the Silver Star.
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