Cynthia L Foronda

Assoc. Professor of Clinical

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Cynthia Foronda, RN, PhD, CNE, CHSE, ANEF is an Associate Professor of Clinical at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. She completed a BS in Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University, a MS in Nursing at Cardinal Stritch University, and a PhD in Nursing at Marquette University.  Dr. Foronda is a pediatric nurse who specializes in simulation, virtual simulation, educational technology, patient safety, cultural humility, and vulnerable populations. Dr. Foronda has been awarded several international awards including the 2016 International Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning in Nursing (INACSL) Excellence in Academia Award and the 2015 INACSL Excellence in Research Award. She was a fellow in the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Leadership program at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2014-2015. She participated in the National League for Nursing Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators. In 2012, she was recognized with the Sloan-Consortium Excellence in Teaching Award for use of virtual simulation as a pedagogy. Dr. Foronda specializes in evaluation of educational interventions and is focused on encouraging breakthroughs through interdisciplinary collaborations and use of innovative technology. Dr. Foronda serves on the editorial boards of Nurse Educator and Clinical Simulation in Nursing.

Cynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF

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