Cynthia Latney, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Meet Cynthia Latney, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive
Cynthia Latney joined OhioHealth in June 2021 as our Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive. In this role, Cynthia is responsible for organizing, planning, directing and evaluating all nursing functions and patient care services for OhioHealth. She works with nursing leaders and other clinical partners to drive consistency in care and ensure an exceptional experience for every patient in our system. Her diverse experiences as a healthcare executive provide her with unique perspective in leading change, expanding programming, improving clinical outcomes, and building diverse and highly functioning teams.
Prior to joining OhioHealth, Cynthia served as Senior Vice President of Nursing Business Operations for Jefferson Health, an academic health system with ambulatory sites serving southern New Jersey and the Greater Philadelphia area. Cynthia previously held multiple leadership roles at Centura Health in Denver, including regional chief nursing officer, chief nursing executive and chief transformation officer, as well as various leadership positions at Hospital Corporation of America in Aurora, Colorado.
Cynthia spent much of her early career in cardiac critical care nursing. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a Master of Science in Nursing Healthcare Administration from University of Phoenix, where she is currently a candidate for a Doctorate of Health Administration.
In 2017, Cynthia was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the Top 60 CNOs to Know. She currently serves on the advisory board for Capella University and has been a board member of the Colorado Center of Nursing Excellence, the Community College of Aurora Foundation, the Community College of Aurora Council, Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Organization of Nurse Leader-Director of Southeast District.