Debra Yark Ebaugh, ARNP - Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Debra Ebaugh is a licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in Acute Care Services. As an ARNP, she provides psychiatric evaluations, medication management and physicals for adults and children with mental health and substance abuse problems in the Crisis Stabilization Unit, Adult Detoxification Unit and Emergency Services.

Ebaugh earned her bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from Valdosta State College in Georgia and her master’s of nursing degree in psychiatric, mental health nursing and adult health education from the University of Miami.

Ebaugh has more than 35 years of experience in nursing with specialties in psychiatric nursing, utilization management, quality improvement, patient education and nursing education.

Prior to joining the David Lawrence Center in 2008, Ebaugh taught psychiatric nursing courses at Edison College and provided supervision of nursing student interns and clinical associations in a variety of treatment settings including the David Lawrence Center, Naples Community Hospital, Manor Nursing Home and the Health Department.