Debbie received her doctorate in pharmacy at the University of Washington in 2002. She received her undergraduate degree in pharmacy at the University of Colorado in 1985. Prior to joining the residency in 1990, she worked as a clinical hospital pharmacist at Valley Medical Center. Her current responsibilities at the residency include pharmacotherapy education, providing diabetic education, and pain management to patients. Debbie holds adjunct faculty positions at the University of Washington and Washington State University. She is also involved with the education of pharmacy students and pharmacy residents. Her professional interests include diabetes and lipid management, anticoagulation, women’s health and pain management. Debbie enjoys her personal time with her husband boating, fishing, cooking, and gardening and coming home to play with her Shiloh Shepard, Leah!