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Carlee Balzaretti

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Carlee Balzaretti, PHN, MPH, DNP, FNP-BC, CNL is an associate professor teaching the Applied Assessment & Nursing Fundamentals course to undergraduate students. Prior to this appointment, she taught across the undergraduate nursing curriculum in the Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership program at the Sacramento campus.

Dr. Balzaretti is currently the recorder for the Faculty Association of the School of Nursing and Health Professions and faculty advisor to the Black Nursing Student Association. Her interests include working with vulnerable and underserved populations as well as disaster relief, both locally and abroad. She is also the clinical director for Visit Health overseeing vaccinations throughout areas of San Francisco that were hit the hardest with COVID 19.


  • Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
  • Recorder, FASONHP


  • DNP, University of San Francisco
  • MPH, University of San Francisco
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of San Francisco
  • MSN, University of San Francisco
  • BSN, Samuel Merritt College/ Saint Mary's College

Prior Experience

  • Clinical Director, Visit Health
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Golden Gate Urgent Care
  • Epic Instructional Designer, John Muir Health
  • Staff RN, John Muir Health

Additional Information

Committees & Privileges

  • Evidence Based Practice/Research Council
  • Progressive Care Unit Council
  • UCSF/Stanford Center for Nursing Research and Innovation Evidence Based Practice Fellowship
  • UCSF Global Health Conference Presenter
  • USF Valedictory Commencement Speaker


  • Improving the TIA Patient’s Awareness of Stroke and Stroke Symptoms and Activating Emergency Medical Services: an evidence-based practice project that introduced video education to patients
  • Improving Brain Injury Protocol Compliance: a needs assessment and intervention project that focused on improving the outcomes of brain injury patients
  • Development of a Toolkit to Enhance Nursing Education of Veteran Health Concerns