Cindy Hill, DNP, RN, CPN, CNE

Cindy Hill, DNP, RN, CPN, CNE

Community & Health Systems
Clinical Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: (317) 278-6458
Nursing W405, Indianapolis


DNP, University of Alabama
MSN, Ball State University
BSN, Indiana State University
ASN, Indiana State University


Dr. Cindy Hill is a clinical assistant professor in the Community and Health Systems department at the School of Nursing. Dr. Hill has been an RN and worked in nursing for 30 years in both inpatient and community health settings. She currently works in school health and is active in the Indiana Association of School Nurses on the state board as well as being a national presenter for the National Association of School Nurses Focus on the Framework series for school health.  Dr. Hill is passionate about health promotion of all ages but loves to improve health outcomes in school health by working alongside nurses in the community.  She holds national certification as a pediatric nurse as well as state certification (teaching license) in school health. Dr. Hill is active in both the Beta Rho and Beta Phi chapters of Sigma Theta Tau.  While at IU School of Nursing, Cindy has taught clinically and in didactic in Collaborative Practice, Families and Populations, Transitions in Health and Illness intensive as well as the RN to BSN Consortium.

Selected Publications

Hill, C. (2022).  School Partnerships: Connecting the Dots in Pediatric Care for Healthy Transitions.  IU School of Medicine Pediatric Blog. 

Hill, C. (2022).  Using a Simulation to Increase Awareness of the Impact of Poverty on Health Care.  Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 53(2): 57-58.  doi: 10.3928100220124-20220104-04.

Hill, C. (2022, February 14). Utilizing a Global Health Call to Explore Cultures of Health [Presentation]. IU School of Nursing Lunch and Learn, Indianapolis, IN.

Hill, C. (2021, December 18). Implementing Transition Concepts to Nursing Students: Advocating for Youth with Special Healthcare Needs [Presentation].  LEND, Indianapolis, IN.

DeRose, B., Hill, C., Sinclair, L., (2021, November 3). Virtual Exchange in the Classroom: Moving from Pilot to Global Audience [Poster Presentation]. National League for Nursing Education Summit, Indianapolis IN.

LaMothe J., Kent, K., Morton, B., Hill, C., (2021, October 8) Health Care Transition for Youth with Special Health Care Needs. [Podium Presentation]. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners- Indiana Chapter, Carmel, IN.

LaMothe, J., Hill, C., Kent, K., Morton, B. (2021, August 23-26) Educating Graduate Nursing students on Health Care Transition for Youth with Special Health Care Needs [Poster Presentation]. National League for Nursing 2021 Summit, National Harbor, MD.

DeRose, B., Hill, C., Sinclair, L., (2021, July 21-23) Framework for Creating and Expanding Virtual Exchanges to Increase Student Exposures to Global Health Issues [Poster Presentation]. Sigma Theta Tau International Congress- Virtual Congress.

Hill, C. (2021, June 22). Principals and School Nurses: A Partnership for Student Success. [Podium Presentation]. Indiana School Health Network Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

deRose, B., Hill, C., Sinclair, L., (2021, April) Fostering Global Nursing Partnerships by Utilizing a Global Health Call/Assignment among Senior Nursing Students. [Poster Presentation] Sigma Theta Tau Beyond Boundaries IU Symposium, Indianapolis, IN.

Peck, J. (Host) LaMothe, J., Morton, Beth., Hill, C. (authors). (2021-present) Children with Special Health Care Needs and Intellectual disabilities [Audio podcast] National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

LaMothe, J., Kent, K., Morton, B., Hill, C. (2021, March 11 – present) Transitioning Adolescents with Intellectual and developmental disability to Adult Care.[Peds CE] National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Special Olympics