Continuing Faculty Member
B.A. in Spanish from the State University College
M.L.S. from Syracuse University
M.B.A. from Duke University
Cynda M. Tipple serves as Instructor at Marymount University’s Health Services Management program. She has held a variety of leadership roles in the health care field. Most recently, Cynda served as Vice President of Hospice Center Operations at Capital Caring. Capital Caring serves 1,200 hospice and palliative care patients in the Washington DC metropolitan area. In this role, she was responsible for leading the daily operation of inpatient care, development of new facilities, and creating strategic partnerships that will address emergent and intensive symptom management for hospice patients.
Prior to joining Capital Caring, Cynda served as Chief Operating Officer at Novant Prince William Medical Center. Her responsibilities included operation of a 170-bed acute care hospital in Manassas and an ambulatory care campus in Haymarket, Virginia. In addition to hospital operations, her career has included roles in strategic planning, merger integration, ambulatory care, and joint venture business development. Cynda began her career at the Carilion Health System in Roanoke, Virginia.
Cynda received a B.A. in Spanish from the State University College at Geneseo, NY, an M.L.S. from Syracuse University, and an M.B.A. from Duke University. She served as the American College of Healthcare Executives’ Regent for DC/Northern Virginia from 2010-2012, and received the ACHE’s Regent’s Award for distinguished leadership in 2012.