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Cynthia Aline Schwartz

Cynthia Aline Schwartz, American hospital administrator.


  • Schwartz, Cynthia Aline was born on November 14, 1943 in New Haven. Daughter of Flavel Watson and Olive (D'Orsay) Payne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, New Haven, 1965.


    • Research assistant department Pharmacology Yale Medical School, New Haven, 1966-1968. Curator environmental education Mid-Fairfield County Youth Museum, Westport, Connecticut, 1968-1973. Naturalist Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, 1973-1975.

      Chief interpretive naturalist Shaker Lakes (Ohio) Regional Nature Center, 1975-1979. Administrative assistant executive office Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, 1980-1984, executive assistant to institute director, 1984-1993, vice president government and external affairs, since 1994, vice president governmental and external affairs, since 1995.


    Founding member Women for Downtown, board directors, 1980-1988, 90-91, 93—, president, 1985-1986. Co-chair Erie County Housing Strategies Network, 1992-1994. Member development committee Buffalo Inc., 1987-1989, 93—.

    Member Erie County Management Council, since 1987. Member City of Buffalo Environmental Management Commission, since 1987. Chair Mayor's Brownfield Task Force, since 1995.

    Board directors Council for International Visitors, since 1995, Revival Downtown, since 1995.



    Photography, gardening, hiking.


    • Married Gary Lee Schwartz, June 21, 1975.
    • father: Flavel Watson Payne
    • mother: Olive (D'Orsay) Payne
    • spouse: Gary Lee Schwartz
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    Born November 14, 1943
    (age 74)