Dr. Schmidt

Cindy Schmidt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences

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Cindy Schmidt, PhD

Cindy Schmidt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

Dr. Schmidt practiced psychology for over 15 years prior to arriving at AUC. After completing a child psychology internship, she pioneered an integrated approach to internal medicine during her post-doctoral residency. Dr. Schmidt continued providing integrated care in pulmonary rehabilitation clinics, private practice, and also as a contractor for the Department of Defense. She practiced traditional psychology in community mental health centers in small-town Massachusetts, rural Vermont, and urban Nevada, and also in Vermont public schools.

Dr. Schmidt taught at the University of Phoenix for 7 years, serving as chair in psychology. She designed the curriculum for a new master’s degree in Psychology.

Research interests have centered around program development and evaluation. Dr. Schmidt served as research director for a multi-site program to improve physician/office efficiency and patient satisfaction. She later directed the evaluation of a program aiming to improve student success.

She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Dr. Schmidt completed a post-doctoral residency with the Behavioral Health in Medicine Integration Project at Central Vermont Medical Center, and a clinical internship at the Center for Children, Youth, & Families at Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Vermont. She is licensed to practice psychology in the state of Nevada.