Christina Cestone, PhD

For more than 20 years, Dr. Christina Cestone’s career has focused on workplace and professional education, collaborating with subject matter experts to build specialized knowledge and skills and to advance their educational practice.

Dr. Cestone received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, where she conducted research in faculty learning communities, instructional methods, motivation, and interprofessional education. Prior to transitioning from industry to academia in 2006, she earned a master’s degree in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University. Her expertise is in program evaluation models and techniques, assessment, and curriculum and instructional development involving active learning methods. Dr. Cestone presents her work nationally with recent publications in Medical Science Educator; and the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education and Policy.

Christina Cestone, PhD
Executive Director, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
Academic Affairs/Graduate School
University of Maryland, Baltimore