Dr. Natalia Cineas is the Deputy Chief Nursing Officer at Mount Sinai St Luke’s. She is adjunct faculty at Columbia University School of Nursing. For over 4 years, she has been the execution of measures to ensure the attainment of all quality and safety indicators, including Falls Prevention. A proponent of the application of a professional practice model and purposeful hourly rounding to promote nursing care, Dr. Cineas has endorsed the nursing assessment for falls risk and the focus on prevention of falls with injury through critical thinking and application of standard work in nursing care delivery. Dr. Cineas has used evidence-based practice to improve Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection rates. Dr. Cineas focused her doctoral dissertation in the success of simulation in attaining competency in purposeful hourly rounding and patient safety. It is her expertise to implement change in practice with a focus on sustaining efforts to improve care in our most vulnerable hospitalized patients. An avid team player, Natalia establishes partnerships to exceed goals and prevent patient harm.