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Deborah Williams, MSN, WHNP-BC



Ms. Williams is a clinical instructor in the Prespecialty level at VUSN. She is also involved in supporting women throughout the life span achieve their maximum level of physical and psychological health and wellness while functioning part time as an Advanced Practice GYN Nurse.  She encourages empowerment through education and guided experience.


Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Positive and negative effects of Hormone Replacement Therapy on women. 
  • Identification of major global health care needs and participation in opportunities to improve these.


Current Clinical/Teaching Activity

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Obstetric Nursing
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Annual medical mission trips to small communities in Haiti serving approximately 1200 individuals


Professional Organizations

  • Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing
  • Tennessee Nurses Association