Dr. Cindy Floweris a senior associate lecturer, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus and an associate consultant at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados. She is an international fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
With the establishment of the rheumatology clinic at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 1997, Dr. Flower was able to establish a registry of rheumatic disease in Barbados and publish articles on the epidemiology of rheumatic disease with special emphasis on systemic lupus erythematosus. Dr. Flower lectures locally and internationally and is on the medical advisory committee of the Hope Foundation of Barbados a non-governmental organization representing patients with lupus and other lesser-known chronic diseases.
She credits her mentor -the late Professor George Nicholson with stimulating her interest in rheumatology and her patients with sustaining her continuing love for the specialty.
2016 - 2017
President - Dr. Amanda King
Vice President - Dr. Christophe Deligny
Secretary - Dr. Sharon Dowell
Treasurer - Dr. Lynda Tilluckdharry
Other directors were
Dr. Marie Grandison-Didier and Dr. Cleopatra Altenor