Cyndie grew up in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing in 1986 and then worked at the University of Minnesota hospital in the pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant unit.
In 1998, Cyndie returned to school and earned her Master of Arts degree and PNP certification at the College of St. Catherine. During her graduate education, she fulfilled part of her clinical courses at the Wayzata Children’s Clinic, and joined the clinic full-time in 2003.
Her clinical interests include pediatric oncology, blood disorders, and children with acute and chronic illnesses. Cyndie also enjoys running, biking, entertaining and traveling with her husband and three grown children.
U of M's School of Nursing Outstanding Preceptor 2019