unnamed-2Leslie S. McIlvried, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from Austin Peay State University in 1995. She then went on to receive her Masters degree in Nursing, with honors, from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 1997.

Mrs. McIlvried has worked with a number of organizations including the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington DC, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Cambridge, MA, and Health Solutions, in Owings Mills, MD. Her clinical career has focused on the area of chronic disease management, and she has special interest in the treatment of anxiety and depression in adults and depression of chronic disease.

Mrs. McIlvried is a licensed Registered Nurse and licensed Nurse Practitioner and is Certified by the ANCC.