Deborah obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arizona in 1984 and spent the next 20 years working as an RN in pediatrics at St. Joseph’s Hospital, as well as teaching pediatric clinical nursing for Mesa Community College. A native Arizonan and originally from the southeast valley, Deborah moved to Cave Creek with her family after obtaining her Master of Science degree in nursing from Arizona State University in 2006, and becoming certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Deborah is extremely committed to primary care pediatrics and is excited to be part of the team at Desert Sun Pediatrics because she feels they are an incredibly caring group of people who give exceptional care to our patients and families. Deborah enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and camping with her husband, kids and dogs. She also enjoys gardening.