Dr. Lisa Brandt DNP, APNP, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Nursing Get Contact Info


Nursing (MSN)


Dr. Brandt started their nursing career in 2000 and worked in the ICU for 22 years where they loved precepting new nurses. They started teaching at Carroll University part-time in 2013 and then happily took a full-time position in 2015. During this time Dr. Brandt pursued their Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) degree. They left Carroll in 2019 to work as a Stroke NP with hopes to return in the future. They returned to their true love of teaching at Carroll University in 2022 and are very happy to be home.


  • University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Doctor of Nursing, Practice Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Creighton University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Areas of Specialization

Stroke Neurology Outpatient Clinic Nurse Practitioner
  • Hospital Follow Up
  • Multidisciplinary Stroke Clinic
  • Transient Ischemic Attach Clinic
Critical Care

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certified

Why do you do what you do?

I love helping students learn and grow as they make nursing their own.

How do you make learning engaging?

I like to use multiple learning strategies that address student’s individual learning styles.

What should students know about you?

I have worked very hard in my nursing education and career, and I can relate to the effort, courage, and perseverance it takes to become a nurse.
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