Dr. Zucker graduated from the CU College of Nursing with his BSN in 1999 and then the MS with the Family & Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner foci in 2004, completing his DNP in 2020 at CU College of Nursing.
Dr. Zucker has worked exclusively within his passion of Geriatrics in many settings: Clinic, Hospital, Post-acute care and recently performing house calls for some of the most vulnerable members for Kaiser Permanente for over 9 years.
Prior to KP, he had his own geriatric NP business. He proudly serves our community in different roles currently as the Chair of the Community Advisory Council for the Colorado Center of Nursing Excellence and has also served for seven years a member of the 9 Health Fair Medical Advisory Committee.
Dr. Zucker has successfully completed UPSTREAM- ASB – Utilizing Protocol Systematic Treatment Reflection Evaluation And Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in the Older Adults with Dementia – a QIP to increase the Adherence of the IDSA Asymptomatic Bacteriuria Guidelines.
Dr. Zucker plans on putting his hard-earned DNP to work to educate future Nurses & APNs in the didactic in addition to the clinical setting.
Interesting fact; Josh has donated 10 gallons of blood.