College of 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 in Florida. My academic experiences span over 20 years; it includes teaching in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs and serving as an Associate Dean.
NURS 8700 - DNP Project Mentoring
NURS 8701 - DNP Project Completion
NURS 9000 - Dissertation
Post Doctoral: Quality of Life & Chronic Illness, Indiana University - Indianapolis, IN United States
Genetic Fellowship, National Institute of Nursing Research - Maryland, DC United States
School Board of Broward County, Advisory Board Member:Early Childhood Education Task Force - Broward, FL United States
School Board of Broward County, Advisory Board Member: Mentoring Tomorrow's Leaders - Broward, FL United States
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.
Tsikis, J., Nicholl, N., Fletcher, C., Stone-Gale, V., Berger, C. (2015). Partnering with Schools to Improve Outcomes for Youth with Special Health Care Needs.