Kellie grew up near Nashville, Tennessee and remained there to attend Vanderbilt University where she received both her Bachelors of Science in Child Development and Masters of Science in Nursing in Pediatric Primary Care in 2013.
After graduating, she moved to the Carolinas where she practiced for over 3 years as a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in outpatient private practice pediatrics. She moved to colorful Colorado in 2017 and is elated to join the Rose Pediatrics team. Building from her background in child development, she has a special interest in the growth and development of children and enjoys watching children learn and grow through the stages of childhood. Kellie loves pediatrics because it provides the opportunity to make personal, meaningful relationships with families.
Aside from caring for children, Kellie’s passions include exploring the outdoors and the arts – primarily hiking, backpacking, reading, painting, and traveling. Since moving she has enjoyed exploring Denver and the surrounding beauty of the mountains with her family and relaxing with her cat, Pepper.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Pediatric Nurse Practioners (PNP) are health care providers who are dedicated to improving children’s health. PNP’s have advanced education in pediatric health care and they serve children and families in an extensive range of practice settings. Working with pediatricians and other health care providers, Pediatric Nurse Practioners have been enhancing the health care of children for over forty years.
Pediatric Nurse Practioners serve as pediatric health care providers for well and ill children of all ages. Many parents choose a Pediatric Nurse Practioners as their child’s Primary Care Provider knowing they will receive individualized quality health care.
Pediatric Nurse Practioners provide the following services:
Health maintenance care for children, including well child examinations
Perform routine developmental screenings
Diagnose and treat common childhood illnesses
Provide anticipatory guidance regarding common child health concerns
Provide childhood immunizations
Perform school physicals and sports physicals