Senior Lecturer

Desiree Fleck, PHD, ACNP-BC, PCNP-BC is an acute care nurse practitioner who uses her clinical and leadership skills to improve patient outcomes. Desiree is well-versed in principles of advanced practice nursing, undergraduate nursing and the DNP program at Penn. She joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 as a project manager on a multi center, randomized control research study and then as a lecturer in 2016. She teaches on all levels of education.


  • PCNP-AC, University of Pennsylvania, 2018
  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
  • MSN, University of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • BSN, University of Missouri, 1982