Dr. McClure received a medical degree and completed an internal medicine residency at East Tennessee State University, later serving on the faculty. Her clinical interests include challenges of the older adult. She is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics.
Following her tenure at East Tennessee, Dr. McClure served on the faculty at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine at Amarillo, in Teaxs, where she was the endowed chair in geriatric medicine; division chief and director of the Center of Excellence; principal investigator of the Geriatric Education Center; co-investigator on a Donald Reynolds Foundation grant; and director of the Alzheimer’s Academy. The Academy is the only one of its kind in the nation that is partnered with an Area Agency on Aging and Alzheimer’s Association to enable geriatricians, geriatric nurse practitioners, and geriatric specialty pharmacists to provide free consultation and outreach to the family caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s.