Cynthia Sears


  • OTD, Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina
  • M.A., Business Administration and Management, Webster University
  • B.A., Occupational Therapy, Medical University of South Carolina

Cynthia Sears became a full-time faculty member as an assistant professor in 2017 for Lenoir-Rhyne's occupational therapy program in Columbia, South Carolina.

Sears has more than 30 years of clinical experience in various practice settings, including private practice, school systems, outpatient therapy, acute care, skilled nursing and administration.

She became an American Occupational Therapy Association board-certified pediatric specialist in 1999 and has held specialty certifications in personal training, nutrition and yoga with the American Fitness Professionals and Associates.