Clare Chambers is an assistant Professor for the Judge-McRae School of Nursing. She has been in the medical profession for over a decade and practiced as a float pool nurse in a variety of areas including emergency medicine, medical/surgical care, intensive care, obstetrics, outpatient surgery, and post anesthesia care. During her career she also had the privilege of working at the Cleveland Clinic with cutting edge medical advances in specialty care transplant. Clare currently works as a cardiovascular progressive care nurse at Mission Hospital where she holds a specialty certification for care of patients with left ventricular assistive devices. Clare received her ADN from Hocking College in 2011. She then earned her BSN with summa cum laude honors from Ohio University in 2016. In 2020, Clare graduated with her MSN in nursing education with summa cum laude honors from Grand Canyon University. Clare’s previous teaching experience includes clinical, lab, and simulation at multiple universities. Clare is excited to be a part of the Judge-McRae School of Nursing team that strives to provide outstanding nurses to the immediate and surrounding communities.
Clare is married to her high school sweetheart and the proud mother of two boys. She lives on a mountainside farm in Mars Hill and values being part of and teaching in such a special community. When Clare is not working on growing the next generation of nurses, she can be found on her farm. She cultivates specialty cut flowers, keeps bees, and seems to keep collecting more chickens. Clare has been a nurse for her entire professional career after making the decision her senior year of high school. Her main motivation for pursuing nursing education is the joy of empowering students with the knowledge and compassion to heal others.