EDM/MED Health Care Education Central Michigan University 1985
BS Medical Technology University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 1973
Interests & Expertise
Cindy Brown retired from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) in Spring 2021. In her time at UWM, Cindy’s major focus was undergraduate education related to the Biomedical Sciences. Her expertise included the organization, administration, periodic review, and continued development of the undergraduate Biomedical Sciences programs as required by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) standards and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Cindy’s interests included the supervision of the clinical laboratory learning experience, development of clinical curriculum, evaluation of program effectiveness, formulating clinical policy and procedures, maintaining working knowledge of current accreditation and certification procedures, and evaluating undergraduate program effectiveness.
In addition to her work at UWM, Cindy worked with Qatar University in the Middle East to achieve accreditation for their Biomedical Sciences Program from NAACLS. This was the first Biomedical Sciences Program to be accredited by NAACLS outside the United States.
Honors & Awards
Academic Staff Outstanding Performance & Service Award (2014) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Academic Staff Professional Development Award (2014) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Academic Staff Professional Developmental Award (2014) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Academic Staff Professional Development Award (2013) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Faith Dravis – 25 Years of Service to the Profession (2013) American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-WI.
25 Years Meritorious Service (2012) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service (2010) College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Accreditation of the Qatar University Biomedical Sciences Program (2008) NAACLS.
Cultures & Communities Fellowship Award (2001) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Omicron Sigma Award, President’s Honor Roll for Outstanding Service (1998) American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.
Board Service Award – President’s Award for Service to the State Professional Society (1997) WISCLS.
Academic Staff Professional Development Award (1993) UW System.
Academic Staff Teaching Award (1992) School of Allied Health Professions, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Undergraduate Teaching Improvement Grant (UTIG) (1992) UW System.
Academic Staff Professional Development Award (1991) UW System.