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Dr. Andrea LeClaire

Pre-Licensure Programs

Contact Information
303-292-0015, Ext. 3640
Brief Biography:
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.

Degrees / Certifications

Professional Affiliations

Other Responsibilities
University of Colorado
Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Nursing Health Care Systems
  • American Nurses Association
    ANA - (Member)
    Executive Committee

    University of Colorado
    Master of Science (MS)
  • Health Administration
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association
    APNA - (Member)
    Academic Senate

    University of Colorado
    Bachelor of Science - Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing
  • Colorado Nurses Association
    CNA - (Member)

    Colorado State University
    Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • Psychology
  • The International Association of
    Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation
    IAEDP - (approved supervisor)

    Advanced Nurse Executive
    - Board Certified (NEA-BC)
    National League for Nursing
    NLN - (Member)

    Certified in Eating Disorders
    Board Certification: CED-RN
    (International Association of Eating Disorders)