Dr. Cynthia Gerstenlauer has been an adult/geriatric nurse practitioner for 40 years. She is retired from Troy Internal Medicine, where she specialized in diabetes, osteoporosis, travel health, and geriatric evaluations. She earned her MSN degree in primary care nursing-adult and a specialist certificate in aging from Wayne State University. She functioned as a GNP in a variety of settings for the first 21 years of her career. She has been a member of GAPNA since 1994.