In 1987, Lorrie Kehmeier joined The Youth Clinic after attending Colorado State University and obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Child Health from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She is licensed by the State of Colorado and certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is an associate clinical professor at the University of Colorado at Denver Health Sciences Center.
What is your favorite outdoor activity to do in Colorado and why?
Walking – it gives me a chance to think, process my day – life always feel better on days I walk.
Do you have any pets, how many and what are their names?
Two dogs – Roux & Maddie
Two fish – No names
Are you from Colorado? If not, where did you grow up? What is your favorite thing about where you grew up?
Yes, I am from Denver, Colorado. From the outdoors in the mountains to cultural events in Denver, this state gives residents so many activities and opportunities.
What is your favorite restaurant in Colorado?
If you could have lunch with anyone dead or alive, who would it be and why?
My Dad – miss him, would love to see what he thinks of my last 25 years.
What is your favorite part about working at The Youth Clinic?
I have enjoyed working at the Youth Clinic for over 30 years due to the interaction with patients, families and staff. I love seeing our patients grow up and become successful young adults.
What advice do you have for your patients/audience?
My advice for families is it really does take a village and when you feel overwhelmed reach out and ask for help from your friends and families.