Cynthia Fletcher

Core Faculty
College of Nursing
Ph.D. Nursing

I have a PhD in Nursing from the University of Miami, a Post Doc with a focus on Chronic Illness and Quality of Life from Indiana University, and a National Institute of Nursing Research fellowship in Genetics. My clinical background is in critical care nursing. I have held many management and educational positions in medical centers in New Your City, Birmingham Alabama, and Florida. My academic experiences span over 20 years; it includes teaching in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs and serving as an Associate Dean.

Courses Taught

NURS 8700 - DNP Project Mentoring

NURS 8701 - DNP Project Completion

NURS 9000 - Dissertation


Post Doctoral: Quality of Life & Chronic Illness, Indiana University

Genetic Fellowship, National Institute of Nursing Research

Public Service

School Board of Broward County, Other - Broward

School Board of Broward County, Other - Broward

Awards / Honors

McKnight Fellowship, University of Miami, 1993

Awarded the Broward County Nurse of the Year, , 2008


Fletcher, C., Berger, C., Valenzuela, J., Tsikis, J. (2018). School Professionals' Knowledge and Beliefs about Youth with Chronic Illness. Journal of School Health