Cindy Trent

Academic Coordinator
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Cindy Trent, DNP, MS, CPNP, is a pediatric nurse practitioner. She has been a nurse practitioner for over 25 years and has been teaching for over 15 years. She has been with Walden since 2015. In 2015, she started as a Core Faculty member in the MSN department. Currently she is working as the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program coordinator for the MSN department. Her subjective matters of expertise include pediatric primary care and, pediatric asthma and allergies.


DNP, Old Dominion University

MS, Medical College of Virginia

BSN, George Mason University

Public Service

VAW/VRC Memorial Scholarship Fund , Board Member - Virginia Beach

Hampton Roads Lacrosse, Volunteer - Virginia Beach


Trent, C. A., Zimbro, K., Rutledge, C. (2015). Barriers In Asthma Care For Pediatric Patients in Primary Care. Journal of Pediatric Health Care


Trent, C. A. (2013). Barriers In Asthma Care For Pediatric Patients in Primary Care. Virginia Councel of Nurse Practitioners

Stone, J., Trent, C. A., Thomas, J. C., Garretson, B., Hvingelby, H. S., Kuric, J. L., Dickson, T. A., Gatica, S., Zunkel, G., Harris, T. S., Sciarra, E. L. (2019). App Your Way to Wellness: Reducing Faculty and Staff Stress in an Innovative Way. Walden University

Stone, J. L., Trent, C. A. (2019). Precepting: A guide for success .