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Kim McClellan

Kimberly McClellan


Assistant Clinical Professor, Associate Department Chair

Graduate Nursing
Advanced Practice Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice Department
Nurse Practitioner M.S.N. Department

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Kimberly McClellan, EdD(c), MSN is an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and currently holds the position of Associate Chair of the Advanced Practice Nursing Department. McClellan's primary clinical focus is driving the evolution and application of care models formulated to advance cultural/gender specific access and outcomes. Her mission includes the development of culturally effective care systems and integrating such findings in the teachings and efforts of new general nurses and health professionals. These efforts are further disseminated, regionally and nationally, by activities such as her membership on the Medical Committee of Access Matters, formerly The Family Planning Council, her status as founding Vice President of the board of The African Family Health Organization and her service as speaking faculty for the National AIDS Educational Training Center. 

McClellan received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Drexel University. She also completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Drexel University with subsequent postgraduate studies in Family Practice and Colposcopy. 


McClellan holds nurse practitioner board certification in both Women's Health and Family Practice. She has extensive experience in the clinical areas of Women's Health, Family Planning, Community Health and HIV Primary Care. By invitation and accepted peer review, McClellan has had the opportunity to publish, lecture and consult nationally on these subjects including African Cultural aspects of HIV through service on the planning committee of the National African Health Initiative of the Office of Minority Health. 

Research Interests:

McClellan's research interests include African and gender-related, cultural aspects of HIV Primary Care. Her qualitative research regarding the integration of translational concepts such as community of practice, education, cultural competence and health promotion continues to inform evidence based care models. 

Academic Distinctions:

McClellan is an appointed, national member of the CDC/Rutgers School of Nursing, Expert Panel on Reproductive Health and Preconception Care of Women Living with HIV. She is also the first non-physician to be awarded a Clinical Correspondent's Award from the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals in 2005.

Professional Society:

McClellan is an active member of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and Sigma Theta Tau International.