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Emily Cheshire

Emily Cheshire DNP, MS, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice
  • Belleview Point Clinic
  • College of Nursing

Email Address:emily.cheshire@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone:303-724-6242

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Emily Cheshire was the previous Medical Director for Sheridan Health Services through the conversion to a Federally Qualified Community Health Center. Since becoming an FNP in 2009, she has worked as the Healthcare Director providing services to asylum seekers in the Denver area, as Vice President of Operations for MedNOW staffing, a consultant for CPEP and the Colorado Center for Immigrants and Immigration Services. Emily owns a small business helping people with newly diagnosed and complex medical issues navigate the healthcare system to improve outcomes and reach desired health goals.

Emily has a passion for providing healthcare to underserved populations and has worked as a nurse in Costa Rica, Uganda and Tanzania. Her published doctoral work focused on cardiovascular risk assessment among persons living with HIV/AIDs. She has worked with populations and published an article that applied nursing theory to the care of women who have undergone female genital mutilation. She enjoys speaking on practice transformation, quality improvement and developing relationships across the healthcare spectrum the minimize healthcare disparities.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Colorado 2010
  • Master's Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Colorado 2009
  • Bachelor's in Nursing, University of Colorado 2006
  • Bachelor's in Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2001


  • Duke Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Fellow 2014-2015
  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Fellow 2009-2010

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