Associate Director, Student Health Support
Cindy Visbaras is a Registered Nurse and has a master’s degree in education. She is responsible for direct nursing care and appropriate physical and psychological assessments and referrals. Cindy also works with students on health-related academic projects and health promotion activities, and is the adviser to the Student Support Network. As Assistant Director she works closely with Director of Health Services Christy Tisdale on administrative projects and concerns.
Cindy started working full time at Bates as a staff nurse in 1986, and added Health Educator to her responsibilities the following year. In 2010, she became Bates’ first Assistant Director of Health Services. She worked as a staff nurse and later head nurse at Loyola University in Chicago, supervising nursing staff at three campuses, from 1979-83. Cindy received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from North Park University in Chicago in 1978 and a master’s in education from Loyola in 1983.