Debra earned a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology from the University of Louisiana-Monroe in Monroe, Louisiana in 2001. She moved to the great state of Texas in 2002 from Louisiana, and began working in a local hospital as an entry level Radiological Technologist. Over the next few years, she acquired her registry licenses and worked in CT and MR; she also became the PACS/PowerScribe 360 Administrator for the hospital she was employed. She became a clinical instructor for Blinn Radiology Program in 2004, which prompted the beginning of her drive and enthusiasm for teaching. She recently joined the Blinn Radiology Program as a full-time faculty instructor in August, 2013, and she is currently working on her Master of Adult Education from the University of Houston-Victoria.