President’s Advisory Council

M. Cynthia Logsdon


M. Cynthia Logsdon, DNS, ARNP
Associate Professor of Nursing
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

M. Cynthia Logsdon, DNS, ARNP, is Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Louisville. In addition she provides primary healthcare to women suffering with postpartum depression in her weekly practice as a women's health nurse practitioner. She holds a BSN in nursing from Spalding University, an MSN in maternity and a DNS in women's health research from Indiana University, and has received her certification as a women's health practitioner from the University of Louisville. Her funded research on predictors of postpartum depression, which has included women who were diverse in age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status, has added to the evidence base on postpartum depression. Recently she completed 2 studies that examined postpartum depression in adolescents.

Dr. Logsdon has been a member of 12 doctoral dissertation committees for graduate psychology students. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience with undergraduate and graduate nursing students as well as nurse practitioner students. Dr. Logsdon serves in leadership roles in several professional organizations related to women's health and postpartum depression.  

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