Cynthia Mailloux PhD, RN, CNE professor of nursing at King’s College, was recently appointed to the American Heart Association Board of Directors.
Dr. Mailloux is the chairperson of the King’s Nursing Department which offers both the RN to Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program and the 1-2-1 Dual Degrees in Nursing (DDN) program through a unique partnership with Luzerne County Community College (LCCC), starting in the fall. She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Wilkes University and a master’s of science degree in nursing from Misericordia University. She completed her doctoral degree in nursing with a concentration in nursing education at Penn State University.
On a national level, she has been appointed as a site visitor for the Commission of Colleges of Nursing Education and is a Wharton Executive Leadership Fellow. At the state level, she is a member of Pennsylvania Higher Education in Nursing State Association, where she has served on the executive board. She has been a board member of many community organizations such as the Crestwood School Board, Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and advisory boards to LCCC, Erwine’s Home Heath and Wilkes-Barre Area Career & Technical Center.
The America Heart Association (AHA) is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. The AHA funds innovative research, fights for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives in our communities. Upcoming events include the Northeast Heart Walk on April 28th at PNC field and the Northeast Heart Ball at the Westmoreland Club on April 7th.
For more information on how to prevent heart disease: https:// millionhearts. hhs.gov/news-media/ events/heart-month. html