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Cynthia Rae Reed, American healthcare facility administrator.


Reed, Cynthia Rae was born on March 12, 1956 in Des Moines. Daughter of James Charles and Donna Rae (DeBolt) Reed.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University Iowa, 1978. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1981.


Staff nurse, U. Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, 1978-1979;staff nurse, St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1980-1981;nurse clinician, St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1981-1982;clinical nurse specialist, St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1982-1983;director psychiatric services, St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., since 1983;psychiatric project consultant, St. Luke's Health Resources, Cedar Rapids, 1987-1994;team leader for patient care, Iowa Health System, Cedar Rapids, since 1994. Co-founder, director C.R. Eating Disorder Project, Cedar Rapids, 1982-1984.


Chairman Adult Mental Health Coalition, Cedar Rapids, 1984-1988. Board directors Community Friends Program, 1986-1988, Suicide Outreach Project, 1984-1985. Member Day Treatment Advisory Board, 1983-1985.

Linn County member Citizens Task Force on Care Facility, Iowa, 1983-1986. Member advisory board Child Protection Center, 1986-1991. Member Flood Reliev Council, since 1993, Healing Healthcare Network Committee, since 1993.

Co-chairman Critical Incident Stress Management Team, since 1990. Member Substance Abuse Free Environmental Coalition, since 1989, board directors, since 1992. Member American Nurses Association, Mental Health Advocates (board directors 1985-1991, president 1989-1990, Outstanding New Program award 1986, named Ourstanding Mental Health Professional 1988, 91), Iowa Nurses Association, Iowa Organization Nurse Executives, Coe College Nursing Honor Society, Boulevard Social Club (vice president 1985-1987), Junior League Cedar Rapids, Sigma Theta Tau.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, travel, camping, biking, boating.


Married Thomas Joseph Shea, August 30, 1986. 1 child, T.J. Shea.