Dr. Deborah Chasco has 20 years of experience in management and administration and 19 years as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Texas with a CNS in Maternal Child Health. She is currently the Director of Nursing Informatics at the University Medical Center of El Paso. She is certified by AACN as a CCRN in acute and critical care neonatal nursing. Dr. Chasco has presented at various national and local conferences on nursing and healthcare issues, leadership trends, quality and safety, and evidenced-based practice. Dr. Chasco has written and been awarded several grants to implement patient care programs and initiatives. She has volunteered on ANIA’s Education Committee, is currently the President of the Southwest Healthcare Executives Association, and has recently been selected as a Magnet Abstract reviewer for the 2019 Magnet Conference.