Cynthia Gatton

Associate Faculty Associate


Cindi Gatton supports clinical and advanced clinical students as a clinical supervisor. Learning firsthand the importance of patient advocacy and system navigation during her only brother's life limiting illness, she completed the CPP Professional Certificate program in 2013, and launched a private patient advocacy practice serving individuals and employers in Georgia (

After completing her B.S. in education at the University of Virginia, and her M.A. in speech and language pathology at The George Washington University, she practiced as a speech/language pathologist for 5 years before migrating to the business side of healthcare. She worked for both healthcare start ups as well as Fortune 250 organizations in a sales and account management career that spanned more than 25 years.

Cindi has embraced and is passionate about distance education. Residing in Atlanta, she is the proud mother of two "launched" sons, and an avid gardener and hiker.

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