Board Certified Pediatricians


Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Nancy Barber Starr RN, MS, CPNP-PC, PNP-BC

Nancy Barber Starr graduated from the University of Colorado School of Nursing with a masters of science in pediatric nursing and certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 1980. She was a clinical nurse specialist for Children's Hospital Perinatal Program until 1984, when she moved to Houston, Texas to work as a pediatric nurse practitioner in a private practice. In 1989, she moved back to Denver and joined Advanced Pediatric Associates. She is an editor, author and reviewer for several pediatric textbooks and journals, and has been involved on a national level with the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Since 1996 she has been nominated annually to Who's Who in America, has served as a child care health consultant to a local preschool and is involved in other community activities.  Her interests in pediatrics focus on behavior / mental health and development issues (especially adoption and ADHD), and she enjoys providing care for our Spanish speaking patients. Her personal interests include crafts, travel and activities with her children. She and her husband have two children, the younger of whom they adopted from China. 

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