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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 over three decades 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. She was selected as a TEDx speaker for a TEDxCherryCreekWomen 2021 event. Dr. LeClaire has taught nursing asynchronous and synchronous courses for several years. More recently, she has taught at Denver College of Nursing as a clinical faculty member and is currently the Pre-licensure Programs Director for both ADN and BSN programs.
Degrees / Certifications
Professional Affiliations
Other Responsibilities
Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Nursing Health Care Systems
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • Psychology
  • (Member)
    Master of Science (MS)
  • Health Administration
  • Advanced Nurse Executive
    - Board Certified (NEA-BC)
    Bachelor of Science - Nursing (BSN)
  • Nursing
  • Certified in Eating Disorders
    Board Certification: CED-RN
    Intrntl. Assoc. of Eating Disorders
    Governance Committee Member
    Chi Alpha Chapter