Dr. Reed is a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Adult Health and Hospice and Palliative Care. He has over 17 years of health care experience in acute, post-acute, ambulatory, systems, and academic settings. Dr. Reed is nationally recognized as a leader within the CNS profession and has served on the board of directors for the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. He teaches in the PhD and DNP programs at the University of Colorado, College of Nursing, and lectures for the Interprofessional Master of Science in Palliative Care program in the School of Medicine.
Dr. Reed’s research experience includes employing qualitative and quantitative methodologies as well as implementing quality improvement and program evaluation projects. In addition, he completed a post-doctoral NIA T32 funded fellowship in palliative care at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. His research foci include high value-based care delivery and unitary caring science. With his robust background in academics and industry, Dr. Reed coaches and mentors graduate students whose interest aligns with his research.