Faculty Profile

Christina Cavinder, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing

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Professor Cavinder teaches in the nursing undergraduate program and the Healthcare Leadership program. Her area of expertise is pediatrics especially newborns and infants. She has worked as a biology laboratory technician in a cellular biology research laboratory. She has also worked as a staff nurse in a newborn intensive care unit and a pediatric intensive care unit. As a nurse practitioner, she has worked in a health department based pediatric clinic. She currently works in a newborn intensive care unit doing daily patient management and transports for critical infants. She is a member of NAPNAP, ANA, NANN, and Sigma Theta Tau.


B.S. in Cellular Biology - Indiana University 1988
ASN - Indiana University 1991
MSN - Indiana University 1999


  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
  • Certified Newborn Resuscitation Program Instructor