Dr. Cynthia Selleck

New Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Partnerships

The UAB School of Nursing is pleased to announce the appointment Cynthia Selleck, DSN, ARNP as the new Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Partnerships. Dr. Selleck joined the UAB School of Nursing in October 2010 and serves in an administrative leadership role in the UAB School of Nursing to enhance community engagement in the areas of clinical affairs, partnerships and inter-professional initiatives across the university, health system, local community and state. She has a long and accomplished leadership record of expanding nursing and medical education opportunities to serve clinical partners and medically underserved communities. She obtained her BSN degree from Emory University, MSN degree from Vanderbilt University, and DSN degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Prior to joining the UAB School of Nursing, Dr. Selleck served as an Associate Professor and Director of the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) in the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. In this role, she secured and sustained federal and state funding in excess of $50 million dollars and also served as President and Board Member of the National AHEC organization from 2003 through 2009. AHEC fundraising efforts supported inter-professional health education and training in medically underserved areas. Throughout her career, Dr. Selleck has led innovative curriculum development; taught medical, nursing and other health professions students; conducted research and training projects; and received multiple national and state-wide teaching awards and grants.

The UAB School of Nursing is pleased to welcome Dr. Selleck.