Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office: SHS 122
Education: BSN, University of Evansville, 2013; MSN, University of Louisville, 2015. At SPU since 2019.
Mrs. Desiree T. Hoffman started teaching at SPU as an adjunct faculty member in January 2019 before becoming an Assistant Professor of Nursing. She previously taught at Bellarmine University, located in Louisville, Kentucky, as a clinical instructor in the accelerated BSN program. She is currently a doctoral student at Loyola University Chicago in the PhD in Nursing program, where her research interest is in retention strategies to promote a healthy transition in undergraduate nursing students.
Mrs. Hoffman graduated in 2013 from the University of Evansville with her BSN, and then in 2015 from the University of Louisville with her MSN. Her MSN focused in Nursing Education. Her clinical background is in medical-surgical and ortho-trauma nursing. Her passion for students stems from the memorable relationships she developed with her professors throughout her educational career, including with professors who still serve as her mentors today.
Mrs. Hoffman teaches undergraduate students in fundamentals of nursing, med-surg, health promotion, leadership, and professional nursing synthesis.