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Tammy Spencer

Tammy Spencer DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CNE

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Program Specialty Lead Academic Advisor, Baccalaureate Nursing Program
  • College of Nursing

Email Address:tammy.spencer@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone:303-724-8529

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

A faculty member since completing her master’s degree at the University of Colorado College of Nursing in 1989, Dr. Spencer currently serves as the Assistant Dean of the Undergraduate Program. Dr. Spencer is a seasoned classroom instructor with a focus on adult Medical-Surgical nursing with a special emphasis on concepts related to caring for the critically ill adult patient. She serves as the Lead Academic Advisor for the baccalaureate nursing program and is currently serving as the faculty liaison for the University of Colorado Student Nurses Association. She also serves on the University of Colorado Alumni Board. Dr. Spencer currently practices as a staff nurse in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at University Hospital and completed her post-masters certificate as an Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist in 2010. Dr. Spencer has also completed her certifications as Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist and Certified Nurse Educator.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • DNP, 2017
  • Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, 2011
  • Post-Master's Certificate Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Colorado College of Nursing, 2010
  • Certified Nurse Educator, 2009
  • Master's in Adult Medical-Surgical, University of Colorado, 1989
  • Bachelor's in Nursing, University of Oklahoma, 1984

Awards

  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2020
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2019
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2018
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2017
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2014
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2013
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2012
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2011
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2010
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2009
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2008
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2006
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 2000
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 1999
  • Chancellors' Teaching Award 2016
  • Chancellors' Teaching Award 2015
  • Dean's Award for Clinical Teaching Excellence, University of Colorado Denver 1991
  • Academic Achievement Award, University of Oklahoma College of Nursing 1984