Senior Lecturer

Christina Salemo, DNP, RN, AGCNS-BC is an evidence-based practice leader with experience in teaching, quality improvement, and people management. She is passionate about helping to develop the next generation of nurse leaders. Dr. Salemo received her DNP from the University of Pennsylvania. Her doctoral work focused on the creation of programs to develop authentic leadership skills and ethical decision-making in nurse managers and clinical nurse specialists. She received her BSN from Villanova University and MSN from LaSalle University (Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist).

“From entry-to-practice programs to doctoral degrees, Penn develops nurses to be leaders, advocates, and expert clinicians. As a faculty member, it is inspiring to watch students grow into nurses who will shape the future of our profession.”


  • DNP, University of Pennsylvania, 2022
  • MSN, LaSalle University, 2014
  • BSN, Villanova University, 2008