Debbie received her associate degree in Health Sciences from South Lake Tahoe Community College, BSN from Sonoma State University and her MSN from Sacramento State University in Clinical Nurse Education. Debbie has extensive experience in emergency nursing. She also is a legal nurse expert for the past 13 years as well as currently working part time at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley. Debbie has been a nurse educator for many years and has one authored article. She worked as a temp full-time faculty in the Spring of 2017 prior to joining the full-time faculty in Fall of 2017.