April Dodder Nurse Practitioner
April Dodder joined Colorado Springs Gynecology Associates (COSGA) September 2015 as a Board certified Women’sHealth Care Nurse Practitioner. In spring of 2015, she completed her Master of Science degree from the University of Colorado Anchutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. Prior to her Masters degree, April received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Portland and an Associated degree in science from University of Hawaii. April’s interest in medicine began before attending college gaining experience as a certified nursing assistant and as a hospital volunteer.
Before joining COSGA, April practiced for 17 years as a registered nurse specializing in labor and delivery, the mother/baby unit, in the nursery, and in hormone replacement therapy (HRP). Additionally, April held the charge nurse position at Memorial Hospital North Birth Center from 2007-2015.
April has a special interest in educating patients during adolescence, pregnancy, and wellness exams, and enjoys establishing and maintaining relationships with her patients as well as their families. Outside interests include; hiking, camping, cooking as well as participating in a variety of community volunteer projects with her 11 year old son.