Celina Cunanan, MSN, APRN-CNM, FACNM is the Chief Diversity, Equity & Belonging Officer at University Hospitals and leads the UH Office of Community Impact, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (CEDI). Celina is leading the CEDI office to develop and grow thoughtful, innovative programs to build a culture of Equity and Belonging within the organization, as well as to address social determinants of health in the many diverse communities that they serve. These signature programs include the UH Health Scholars pipeline program, the UH Second Look and Satcher Clerkship programs for graduate medical education recruitment, the UH Food For Life Markets to address food insecurity, and the UH LGBQT/Gender Services line.
Celina was the inaugural Division Director for Nurse-Midwifery in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology from 2007 through June 2022, and System Chief for Nurse-Midwifery since 2017.
Celina earned her BA degree as a dual major in Health & Society and Psychology from the University of Rochester, her BSN from St. Louis University , and her MSN in Nurse-Midwifery from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) . She earned her Women’s Leadership Certificate and Coaching Certificate from CWRU Weatherhead School of Management, and her DEI Certificate from Northwestern University.