Cynthia Ryan, Ph.D.
Cynthia Ryan, Ph.D. is an associate professor of English at the University of Alabama at Birmingham specializing in rhetoric and writing. Her work has been published in professional journals including the Journal of Medical Humanities, Journal of Business and Technical Communication, and JAMA. She is also a freelance writer with clips from national magazines and newspapers including CR Magazine (newly named Cancer Today), MAMM, Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. Recipient of a 2011 Clarion Award for her article, “Homeless With Cancer,” Ryan blogs at http://cancerhitsthestreets.wordpress.com/ and may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.