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Valley native joins NMMC

FORT KENT, Maine — A native of the St. John Valley, Andrea Cyr, has joined the Anesthesia Team at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC). A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Cyr began her professional career in healthcare as a Registered Nurse.

Born and raised in Madawaska, and a graduate of Madawaska High School, Cyr said she was voted by her high school classmates as the least likely to leave Aroostook County. She said she always knew she wanted to return to the St. John Valley at some point in her life.

Cyr earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Maine, at Fort Kent, (UMFK) and graduated magna cum laude in May of 2010, at which time she accepted a position as an orthopedic nurse at Maine Medical Center ‘s (MMC) Orthopedic Associates. She later went on to work in Cardiothoracic Intensive Care at MMC. In August of 2016, Cyr graduated from the University of New England, College of Health Professions, with a Master of Science Degree in Nurse Anesthesia. She remained on staff at MMC as a CRNA where she served on the Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery Committee. During her tenure at MMC, she was a guest speaker at the Thoracic Conference of the New England Assembly for Anesthesia. Cyr is certified in: Critical Care Nursing, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support. She also holds several professional affiliations: Maine Association of Nurse Anesthetists, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, New England Association of Nurse Anesthetists, American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the UMFK Nursing Honor Society.

Cyr resides in Fort Kent; in her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with family, which is the primary reason she intended to return to the St. John Valley. She is an avid snowmobiler but also enjoys year round outdoor activities in her leisure time.  

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