Cindy obtained her nursing degree in 2006. Her past experience includes work as a Certified Surgical Technician in all surgical specialties. Currently, Cindy holds certifications as a Certified Surgical Technician (CST) and Certified Nurse of the Operating Room (CNOR). She is currently finishing her BSN at USD.
Cindy has been with Sanford Health for 22 years and has spent the last 5 years working at Sanford Research. As a project nurse in the Center for Health Outcomes and Prevention Research (CHOPR), Cindy enjoyed working directly with diverse and underserved populations enrolled in health promotion and prevention studies.
Currently, Cindy is working in Sanford Clinical Research Oncology. She works closely with patients, physicians and clinic staff providing patient education on clinical trials, following them through the treatment cycle into survivorship. She is honored to help patients through this journey and is devoted to ensuring patients are cared for with respect, dignity and cultural appreciation.
A lifelong learner, Cindy enjoys her work in oncology research and is always seeking opportunities to increase her knowledge and provide excellence in patient care.
Some of Cindy’s favorite things outside of work are enjoying music, ethnic foods and entertaining friends, as well as weightlifting, backpacking and needlepoint.