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Cindy Snyder

Cynthia T. Snyder, DNP, ACGN, FNP-C, CBCN

Advanced Clinical Genomics Nurse Practitioner & Oncology Nurse Navigator

Cynthia T. Snyder, DNP, ACGN, FNP-C, CBCN

Cindy Snyder

Advanced Clinical Genomics Nurse Practitioner & Oncology Nurse Navigator

With more letters than alphabet soup, Cindy’s credentials reflect the four times she was led to nursing school through her career. Now, after nearly four decades as a practicing nurse, she is the Advanced Clinical Genomics Nurse Practitioner and Oncology Nurse Navigator for Georgia CORE where she leads the genetics program educating Georgians on family history and hereditary risk assessment to reduce the cancer burden in people with a high risk of hereditary cancer. She also coordinates the Cancer Patient Navigators of Georgia to offer education and resources to cancer patient navigators and grow our network throughout the state. 

Before coming to Georgia CORE, Cindy was a Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Genetics Nurse in the Northside Gwinnett Cancer Genetics and Risk Assessment Program. She has administrative experience and has also taught at Walden as a clinical instructor. In addition to dozens of professional presentations and a couple unpublished manuscripts, Cindy has published articles in Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing

Cindy has a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Union University in Jackson TN; a Master of Science in Nursing from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta; and an Associate Degree in Nursing from Georgia Perimeter College in Clarkston. She is a member of the International Society of Nurses in Genetics, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and Oncology Nursing Society. She is a recipient of The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses from Gwinnett Medical Center and the Gwinnett Chamber Healthcare Excellence Awards Nurse Practitioner of the Year, among other numerous awards.

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Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofit that leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.