Cynthia Barnes-Boyd, director of the Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships at the University of Illinois at Chicago, died late last month. She was 64 years old.
Dr. Barnes-Lloyd also served as director of school-based health care for the university’s Mike Square Health Center. She was a clinical associate professor of community health in the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a clinical associate professor of community health sciences in the university’s School of Public Health.
“Cee” Barnes-Boyd first came to the university in 1973 as a staff nurse. She later earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at the university.