Education and Training:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles

Board Certifications / Licensure:

  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Cardiopulmonary Instructor, American Heart Association

Professional Associations:

  • American Heart Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • California Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
  • UCLA Alumni Association

Other Associations:

    OSHPD Vice-Chair California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission, Antelope Valley Community Clinic Board Member (1998-2014), Elected Board Member of the Antelope Valley Hospital (1996-2004)


    Deborah specializes in Family Practice and has been part of Garrison Family Medical Group for 30 years. For the past 20 years, she has been providing healthcare at GFMG while holding the position of clinical faculty at UCLA FNP Graduate Program. She has additional training in women’s health, menopause, dermatology and emergency medicine. However, what she enjoys the most about family practice medicine is the opportunity to care for patients and families across multiple generations. Deborah emphasizes preventative healthcare and the importance of creating a partnership with the patient and their families to assist them in reaching their optimal health.”

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