Dr. Cynthia Hudson brings exemplary achievements in scholarship and service to the School of Nursing. Her experience as both a military and civilian nurse complements North Park’s mission of preparing students for lives of significance and service. Board-certified as a public health clinical nurse specialist and as a nurse educator, Hudson is committed to serving the community and the underserved.
She served as the founding director and chief academic officer for the University of Houston-Victoria nursing program and as the dean at Langston University School of Nursing and Health Professions. She is the editor-in-chief of Nursing: Research and Reviews and has served as a vice-president of the Association of Community Health Nurse Educators.
Hudson received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Duquesne University, a Masters of Arts in Management & Supervision from Central Michigan University, a Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh, a postmaster’s certificate in Public Health Nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Doctorate in Nursing Science from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She also completed post-doctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania.