Cynthia R. King, PhD, NP, MSN, RN, CNL, FAAN

kingCynthia R. King, PhD, NP, MSN, RN, CNL, FAAN, went into nursing after completing a BS in biology and psychology. Over several decades Cyndy has worked as a clinician (staff nurse, CNS, NP), educator/faculty, administrator, and researcher. Additionally, she has had her own consulting business for 11 years, worked in hospice/home care, and worked in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry.

She has published extensively, including completing a book with her father, Dr. John A. King, for patients and family called, 100 Questions and Answers About Communicating with Your Healthcare Provider. She started a new nursing journal (JDNA), published a book called Advances in Oncology Nursing Research, and has finished her 3rd edition of a book about quality of life.

Cyndy currently is program director and professor, Online Nursing, Graduate Studies Program, with Saint Joseph’s College. She serves on many national advisory boards and grant review teams and consults on leadership, research/evidence-based practice, and shared governance. She has been involved in shared governance since 1987. Cyndy has spoken and consulted internationally, nationally, regionally, and locally.