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Michaela Lewis


Assistant Professor
  • College of Nursing

Email Address:michaela.lewis@cuanschutz.edu

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Michaela Lewis earned her associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing at Gardner-Webb University in 2006 and 2008 respectively. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with specialization as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner, at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2015. She completed an Advanced Practice Provider fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital in November of 2019. She earned her Post-Graduate Certificate, with specialization as an acute are pediatric nurse practitioner, at the University of South Alabama in 2022.

Michaela is a pediatric nursing expert having a record of practice in pediatric emergency, medical-surgical, critical care, and outpatient primary care settings, in addition to involvement in overseas medical missions and equine-assisted therapy. She maintains memberships and active involvement in the American Academy of Pediatrics, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and Society of Pediatric Nurses. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Society of Pediatric Nurses. Her professional interests include instructional design, evidence-based practice, and increasing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the nursing workforce and academia.

Michaela is from Fayetteville, NC. She enjoys reading, yin yoga, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Education, Licensure & Certifications


  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing, University of South Alabama 2022
  • Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital 2019
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina 2015
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina 2015
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Gardner-Webb University 2008
  • Associate Degree in Nursing, Gardner-Webb University 2006
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN)
  • Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN)
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care (CPNP-PC)
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC)
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
  • Academic Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE-cl)
  • Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (PMHS)
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care (CPNP-AC)

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