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Cynthia Foronda: Faculty Directory

Cynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Assistant Professor
Cynthia Foronda
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"When disciplines collide, breakthroughs emerge."

Cynthia Foronda specializes in nursing education, cultural humility, and teaching with technology including simulation and virtual simulation. Dr. Foronda has been awarded three international teaching awards for her innovative and creative online teaching, including two Blackboard Exemplary Course Awards (2012, 2013) and the 2012 Sloan-C Excellence in Online Teaching Award. She was an Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Fellow (2014-2015) and received the International Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning Excellence in Research Award (2015). Her current research projects involve interprofessional communication, virtual simulation, and cultural humility. She has been invited to present nationally and internationally regarding virtual simulation. Dr. Foronda serves on the editorial boards of Clinical Simulation in Nursing, Nurse Educator, and Advances in Simulation. She has experience teaching internationally and has an interest in working in developing countries.

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Nurse education; virtual simulation; simulation; patient safety; interprofessional education (IPE); communication; educational technology; online teaching; cultural humility
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