Cynthia Lynn Karvanek Medical Assistant Instrutor

Cynthia Lynn Karvanek

What the Allen School means to me:

The Allen School is an awesome place to teach!! The staff and faculty are wonderful to work with and the students are truly the best in the industry!! I am extremely proud to be able to be a part of this outstanding learning environment.

My academic/medical interests are:

I have the privilege of having experience in both naturopathic healthcare and allopathic medicine. I love learning and expanding my knowledge and experience.

Some of the jobs I have had in my lifetime include:

Gymnastics coach, aerobics instructor, elementary health and physical education teacher, 5th grade teacher, special education assistant teacher, medical assistant instructor, nurse and chiropractor.

The best thing about being an instructor is:

It is very rewarding for me to be a part of the growth of students as they progress through the program and watch as they transition from being a student to becoming a healthcare professional.

When I am not in the classroom or on campus I can be found:

Out for a jog, on my back porch reading or out eating at a restaurant.

Movies I can watch over and over:

“How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” and “The Proposal”

Favorite TV shows:

“The Walking Dead”

Websites I visit daily:

I don’t really have much time to visit websites!

Favorite area restaurants:

I like just about any Mexican or Italian restaurant!

Coolest things I have ever done:

Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef

Places I have lived:

South Carolina, Texas, Illinois, Colorado, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arizona!