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The UW School of Nursing has a national and international reputation for excellence. An unusually fertile environment for nursing research guides and shapes its baccalaureate and graduate educational programs. It also builds practice that emphasizes leadership skills for the health care needs of a multicultural world.


Box 357260
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206-543-8736

This faculty member is currently not active with the UW School of Nursing.
Cynthia Perry, PhD, ARNP
Affiliate Associate Professor

Family and Child Nursing
Box 357262
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

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Cynthia Perry is a board certified family nurse practitioner, entering into nursing practice at the graduate level. She obtained her BA in anthropology from Northwestern University, MSN from Yale School of Nursing, and PhD from Oregon Health & Science University.
Throughout her career, Dr. Perry has worked with communities in order to improve the health of communities. Dr. Perry's research focuses on the promotion of physical activity across the lifespan as an avenue to eliminating health disparities. She uses a community-based participatory research approach and has developed community-academic partnerships in the communities where she conducts her research projects. Dr. Perry has practiced as a family nurse practitioner in a variety of settings, including rural health. Currently she practices (per diem) at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest.
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