Cynthia Gurdak Berry
Professor and Undergraduate Department Chair
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing
1514 CHS Building 1

Degrees and Certifications

  • D.N.P., advanced practice/CNS, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.S.N., adult health/trauma CNS, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B.S.N., 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