Cyra Dumitru,

Expressive Arts Course Facilitator

Cyra Dumitru is a lifelong poet, former Poet-in-the-Schools with the San Antonio Independent School District and many other schools, freelance medical writer and a full-time faculty member in the Department of English and Communication Studies at St. Mary’s University. In 2011, she was awarded the Alice Wright Fanzke Feminist Award for Excellence in Teaching at St. Mary’s University.

Also a student, Cyra is completing her final phase of Poetic Medicine Practitioner training through the Institute of Poetic Medicine, founded and administered by nationally-renowned poetry therapist John Fox.