Cindy Zellefrow DNP, MSEd, RN, LSN, PHNA-BC
Academic Core Director, Assistant Professor of Practice
Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare
Cindy Zellefrow, DNP, MSEd, RN, LSN, PHNA-BC, academic core director, the Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute for Evidence-based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare, and assistant professor of practice, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University. As Director of the Academic Core, she has travelled the world presenting, teaching, consulting and collaborating with faculty about various aspects of EBP in academia and practice. She is actively engaged in research and publishing about various aspects of EBP, including EBP teaching, integration and competency. In addition to articles on various aspects of EBP, Cindy is a contributing author to several textbooks about EBP, and has created online interactive EBP education resources for several textbooks as well. Her research interests include various aspects of EBP in both academic and clinical settings as well as wellness in newly graduated nurses. As faculty in the OSU College of Nursing, she teaches EBP, mentors faculty around EBP integration, and has led re- imagination of the EBP courses and EBP integration across curricula. Her clinical practice background includes 15 years in adult ICU, ED and critical care transport and 15 years in school nursing.