Cindy Orange M.Ed

June 23, 2021 by School of Medicine Webmaster

Cindy OrangeCindy joined the University of Virginia in 2021 and currently serves as the Administrative Director for the Center of Behavioral Health & Technology. Together with the Center Director, Cindy is responsible for ensuring sound practices within the Center and is principally responsible for the leadership and oversight of research project management, human resources, research space, development of program curriculum, and program assessment. Cindy serves as a key liaison between the Center and SHUTi for Researchers globally.  She is responsible for specific planning that employs over 32 faculty, staff, students, and volunteers.

Cindy has spent the past 30 years in various educational, research, management, and education roles. Before coming to UVA, her work experience in education as a Curriculum & Instruction specialist included developing, leading, and guiding evidenced-based and data-driven curriculum and assessments for process improvement and engagement in Science, Math, and English departments. She developed and implemented solutions for school-wide engagement and behaviors using project-based learning models and personalized instruction with technology in schools across Virginia.  Cindy initially joined the UVA research team serving as project/research coordinator to the ARCS project, working specifically with breast cancer survivors dealing with anxiety and depression to improve mental health through an online smartphone app program and coaching.

Outside of the office, she can be found cheering on her daughter at the soccer field, or at Lowe’s planning her next DIY project. Cindy enjoys hiking in the Shenandoah Mountains, Yoga, kayaking the James River, skiing at Massanutten, swimming, reading, and especially spending time with family at HHI.