Leslie Powell, MS, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CPNP

Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Specialty Areas: Adult and pediatric chronic kidney disease diagnosis, evaluation, management and patient education’ Hypertension diagnosis, evaluation, management and patient education; Adult and pediatric clinical trial research.

Chronology: 1993: Associate of Science Nursing, Clark State Community College, Springfield, IL 1996: BSN, Bachelor of Science Nursing, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL; 1999: MS, Master of Science, Northern Illinois University School of Nursing, DeKalb, IL; 2005: Post-Master’s Certificate, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Rush University School of Nursing, Chicago, IL; 2013: Post Master’s Certificate, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing; 1994-1999: Staff Nurse Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, IL; 1999-2002: Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, IL; 2006-2009: Research Projects Manager, UNC-Division of Nephrology & Hypertension and UNC Kidney Center; 2009-2011: Research Nurse Practitioner, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC TraCS Institute; 2011-2013: Administrative Director of Clinical Research Operations, UNC-Chapel Hill, NC TraCS Institute; 2013-present: Nurse Practitioner, UNC-Chapel Hill, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and UNC Kidney Center.

Leslie Powell serves to provide adult and pediatric chronic kidney disease (CKD) management and patient education for patients in the outpatient clinic setting. She is also involved in clinical trial research for the UNC Kidney Center.