Dr. LeClaire has lived and worked in Colorado most of her life. She has
been a nurse for 35 years focusing on education and administration, and has several degrees (see below). Dr. LeClaire pursued a Ph.D. in
Nursing Health Systems to achieve her lifelong dream of teaching nursing students and graduated in August 2020. In addition, she has 27
years of pediatric patient care and administrative experience in orthopedics, rehabilitation, and psychiatry and behavioral sciences.
Dr. LeClaire also has management and patient care experience in eating disorders with children, adolescents, and adults. During her
career, Dr. LeClaire has participated in two medical missions to Kiev, Ukraine. Dr. LeClaire has taught on-line, didactic courses and
clinicals the last four years. More recently, she has taught at Denver College of Nursing as clinical faculty member and is currently the
Pre-licensure Program Director for both ADN and BSN programs.