As part of UWM’s long-term strategic planning, several UWM schools and colleges are being realigned. The process is underway and will be effective July 1, 2023.
Learn more about how the realignment will impact the College of Nursing.
Lisa Brennan

Lisa Brennan, DNP, MBA, RN, FNP-BC

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Lisa Brennan graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and has been practicing in a variety of areas for the past 25+ years. In addition to her nursing degree, she also has an MBA, Doctor of Nursing Program, and is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her nursing career has been in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, emergency room, management, and program development. Since August 2019, she transitioned to teaching here at UWM full-time, to support the next generation of nurses.  


  • Eta Nu – Outstanding DNP Student Performance – 2021 
  • CEO Impact Award - 2017 
  • Aurora STAR - 2016 
  • NSUH Clinical Excellence Award - Nursing Spectrum Nominee for Nurse Manager of the Year, 2008 
  • NSUH Visionary Leader Award - November 2007 
  • NSUH Center of Excellence Award - Leadership Management, 2006