Cynthia Fletcher

Core Faculty
College of Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Dr. Fletcher has 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. Dr. Fletcher’s clinical background is in critical care nursing. She has held many management and educational positions in medical centers in New Your City, Indiana, Birmingham Alabama, and Florida.

Courses Taught

NURS 8700 - DNP Project Mentoring

NURS 8701 - DNP Project Completion

NURS 9000 - Dissertation


PhD, University of Miami

MSN, Hunter College

BSN, Long Island University

Genetic Fellowship, National Institute of Nursing Research

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

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