Cynthia Selleck, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN

Dr. Cynthia Selleck is Emeritus Professor at the UAB School of Nursing. She received her PhD at the UAB School of Nursing in 1987 and returned to UAB in 2010 as Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical and Global Partnerships. Dr. Selleck’s career has centered on providing primary care to, and developing the workforce to meet, the needs of diverse and underserved populations. Her efforts expanded primary healthcare services to the state’s most vulnerable residents including the uninsured, homeless, mentally ill, and substance abusers. Her nationally recognized grant writing efforts have provided more than 30 million dollars for the most neglected in Alabama. Dr. Selleck was awarded the “Power of One Award” from the Nurse Practitioners of Alabama Alliance for her leadership and tenacity to improve care for families across Alabama.