Cindy Lefton PhD, RN

Cindy Lefton has combined her knowledge as an organizational psychologist with her extensive experience as a registered nurse to develop strategies aimed at helping hospitals across the country positively impact their communication and collaboration. As a consultant for Psychological Associates and the patient experience manager and researcher, emergency services, for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Cindy utilizes a variety of evidence and resources to guide patient care areas in creating and sustaining healthy work environments and positively impacting the patient experience. Dr. Lefton also serves as the team leader for The DAISY award impact research project and has conducted extensive research on the impact of recognizing nurses for their extraordinary contributions and spotlighting the value of nursing throughout an organization.