Jefferson Comprehensive Care

Jefferson Comprehensive Care

1101 Tennessee Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71613

Sandra Brown, CEO

Sandra Jackson Brown, MPH, MSN, RN is the CEO of Jefferson Comprehensive Care.  When you talk with Sandra you are immediately aware of her style, vitality, enthusiasm for life and commitment to her profession and the community.  She is an advocate for the underserved population.

Sandra has served on numerous boards and commissions.  She currently serves as Chairman of the Verizon Arena Board, Vice Chair of the Pulaski County Planning Board, Treatment Homes Inc., and the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement Health Policy Board. Sandra continues to be active with Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (past board president) by volunteering and raising funds for its Annual Soup Sunday.  In addition, Sandra continues to be active with Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Arkansas Affiliate (past board member).  In 2007, Sandra was selected the winner of the Susan G. Komen Cameo Award.  She was recognized for her outstanding leadership and the many contributions made through the years to further the Komen promise.  In 2015, Philander Smith College recognized her as one of the Living Legends for her distinguish work in the community. Most recently, on April 11, 2017 Sandra was recognized as a great 10 nurse by The Great 100 Nurses Foundation.  This distinction recognizes an outstanding nurse who has exemplified concern for humanity, contributed significantly to the profession, and shared skill and expertise by mentoring others.

She is a member of the Little Rock Black Nurses Association and the Arkansas Nurses Association.  She was the first minority nurse to be elected to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing in 1986, past member of the Arkansas State Board of Nursing, recipient of the Arkansas League for Nursing Merit Award, recipient of the Arkansas Nurses Association Nurse of the Year Award, and served as co-chairperson (1995) of the Arkansas Nurses Association Legislative Committee when ACT 409 became law, the legislation that established the Advance Practice Nursing Licensure and role in the state.  Currently, Sandra serves as chairperson of the Arkansas Nurses Political Action Committee. She is also a member of Beta Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Little Rock Chapter of The Links Inc. Sandra retired from Baptist Health with 30 years of service.  She is still eager to serve and make a difference in the community.