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Mollie E. Aleshire, DNP, APRN

Practice Area

  • Family and Community Medicine
  • Primary Care
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  • About

    Mollie E. Aleshire is a family and pediatric nurse practitioner at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing Phyllis D. Corbitt Community Health Center in Wilmore, Ky. She is an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing. She is passionate about providing healthcare to the people of Kentucky and educating the nurses of the future. Her nursing practice spans more than fifteen years with experience in both critical care and ambulatory care settings. She also serves as a clinical preceptor for both baccalaureate and advanced practice nursing students.

    Aleshire received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Berea College in Berea, Ky. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing in the family nurse practitioner track from the UK in 2003. She was awarded a post graduate scholar certificate in the pediatric nurse practitioner track by Spalding University in 2005. In May 2010, she completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice at UK.

    Her clinical and scholarship interests include health issues of young women and female adolescents, health disparities, LGTBQ health, and interprofessional education and practice. She is a member of numerous professional organizations and actively participates in community endeavors.

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner

    American Nurses Credentialing Center, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

  • Publications


    1. College sorority members' knowledge and behaviors regarding human papillomavirus and cervical cancer. Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;48(2):215-27. Aleshire ME, Lock SE, Jensen LA.
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    2. The future of nurse practitioner practice: a world of opportunity. Clin North Am. 2012 Jun;47(2):181-91, v. Aleshire ME, Wheeler K, Prevost SS.
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  • Clinical Interests

    • Health Disparities
    • Health Issues of Young Women and Female Adolescents
    • Interprofessional Education and Practice
    • LGBTQ Health