Cynthia Gamache, DBA, R.N., NEA-BC

Chief Nursing Officer

Cynthia Gamache, DBA, R.N., NEA-BCDr. Cynthia Gamache serves as Chief Nursing Officer for Southeast Georgia Health System. Her responsibilities involve oversight of Nursing practice and clinical care in Ancillary and Patient Care Services, which includes Nursing departments, Radiology, Laboratory, Rehab Therapies, Respiratory/Sleep Lab, and Wound Care.

Functioning in health care leadership roles for 30 years has provided her with a broad perspective on patient safety, clinical operations, and health system strategies. Cynde has a passion for fostering unwavering advocacy along with high reliability performance in order to advance clinical excellence and she has presented at both national and international conferences on these topics.

She holds a doctorate in business administration from Northcentral University and her doctoral research efforts focused on the science of high reliability with attention to linkages between leadership and patient care outcomes. Cynde earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Connecticut and her master’s degree in organizational administration from MidAmerica Nazarene University. In addition, she holds the Nurse Executive Advanced - Board Certified credential from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Cynde and her husband Tom are originally from New England and now reside in Waverly, Georgia.