Mollie Aleshire DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC
Dr. Aleshire received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Berea College in 1999, a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Kentucky in 2003, a post-graduate certificate from Spalding University in 2005, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Kentucky in 2010.
Dr. Aleshire is currently an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and is a certified primary care family and pediatric nurse practitioner. Dr. Aleshire’s nursing practice spans more than 18 years with experience in both critical care and ambulatory care settings, and she currently provides care to patients across the lifespan in a rural community health center. Additionally, Dr. Aleshire serves as a clinical preceptor for advanced practice nursing students.
Dr. Aleshire’s primary scholarship interest is promoting health and health care access for vulnerable populations, with a particular focus on health care disparities for LGBTQ* populations. Current and historic extramural research with Dr. Aleshire as an investigator has explored 1) health care providers’ (HCPs) comfort with providing care to LGBT patients; 2) how HCPs’ tailor care for LGBT and HIV patients, 3) the efficacy of a social media intervention to reduce colorectal risk factors in rural Appalachians; and 4) a community-engaged approach to reduce cervical cancer risk factors for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Dr. Aleshire has authored numerous publications and presentations.
Dr. Aleshire is a member of professional organizations; serves as a manuscript reviewer for several journals; and actively participates in international, professional, university, college, and community service efforts.
Phone: (859) 323-2819
Fax: (859) 323-1057
Office: 527 COLLEGE OF NURSING
DNP, University of Kentucky, 2010
Post-Master's Certificate, Spalding University, 2005
MSN, University of Kentucky, 2003
BSN, Berea College, 1999
Health issues of young women and female adolescents
"College Sorority Members' Knowledge and Behaviors Regarding Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer" - DNP capstone research project (May 2010)
"Response of Newly Graduated Baccalaureate Registered Nurses to the Work Environment during the First Year of Employment" - completed literature review, aided with data collection, UK hospital (2003)