Cynthia Gurdak Berry
Professor and Undergraduate Associate Dean
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing
1504 CHS Building 1

Degrees and Certifications

  • DNP, advanced practice/CNS, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • MSN, adult health/trauma CNS, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • BSN, University of Bridgeport
  • Certified Nurse Educator
  • Certified Online Instructor


  • Disaster preparedness
  • Trauma
  • Burns
  • Critical care

Awards and Honors

  • Alabama State Nurses Association Outstanding Nurse Educator Award, 2016
  • Alabama League for Nursing, Excellence in Teaching, 2013


  • Alabama State Nurses Association Leadership Academy, co-chair
  • Jefferson County Health Care Coalition, member 
  • Alabama Department of Public Health Disaster Preparedness Committee