Cindy Carol Bitter, M.D., M.S.
Saint Louis, MO
Dr. Bitter has an undergraduate degree in Spanish Language and Literature from Washington University. While in college, she volunteered in the Dominican Republic, working on public health and sanitation projects. That trip ignited a passion for volunteer work in the developing world. She attended medical school at the University of Kansas and completed her Emergency Medicine training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She is board certified in Emergency Medicine and also earned a Master’s degree in Bioethics.
She has practiced Emergency Medicine at Missouri Baptist Medical Center since 1996. She has participated in many medical missions, mostly in Latin American and the Caribbean. She teaches others about effective volunteer work, chairing two conferences on Disaster and Humanitarian Relief. She is also adjunct faculty for Saint Louis University, and discovered the Himalayan Family Healthcare Project when discussing an upcoming trip to Nepal with one of the medical students.
She accompanied HFHCP’s mission to the Manang district of Nepal in October 2012. She is proud to be associated with HFHCP as its focus is on providing a sustainable, long-term solution to the healthcare needs of the people of one of the poorest regions in the world.