Carlee Balzaretti

Carlee Y. Balzaretti, DNP, FNP-BC, CNL

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-8327 Cowell 205


Carlee Balzaretti, DNP, FNP-BC, CNL is an assistant professor teaching the Applied Assessment & Nursing Fundamentals course to undergraduate students and the final semester internship course to graduate 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 vice chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and serves as the faculty advisor to the Nursing Student Association. Her interests include working with vulnerable and underserved populations as well as disaster relief, both locally and abroad. She is finishing her master’s degree in public health, with a focus on increasing health and wellness in low-income San Francisco neighborhoods.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Vice Chair
Nursing Student Association Faculty Advisor
Engaging the Ignatian Tradition Fellow
Writing Advisory Board Member
Curriculum Committee Member
Faculty Equity Advocate
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

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