Debra Eckhart

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified

Debra Eckhart attended the University of Maryland, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1980. She advanced her education at the University of Maryland through 1982, receiving the rating of Adult Nurse Practitioner. Continued studies were performed at Kaplan College in Boca Raton, Florida receiving diploma and certification in Legal Nurse Consulting. Her work experience exceeds 30 years of practical application. She has applied her nursing skills in the service of her country as an officer in the US Army, reaching the rank of Major. She has received two Meritorious Service Medals, two Army Commendation Medals, National Defense Medal, Reserve Component Medal, and Overseas Service Ribbon for her deployment in Hanau, Germany. She has extensive experience in surgical trauma, intensive care unit, and internal medicine. She has worked as Head Nurse in a Level II trauma emergency department and currently continues the application of her skills at The Diagnostic and Injury Center of Houston, LLC.


Date of Birth: October 17, 1954
Place of Birth: Cumberland, Maryland
Citizenship: United States of America
Home of Record: Maryland


College for Professional Studies, Kaplan College
Boca Raton, Florida
2002: Diploma
Subject: Legal Nurse Consulting

University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
1981-1982: Certificate
Subject: Adult Nurse Practitioner

University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
1979-1980: Bachelor of Science
Subject: Nursing

Allegany Community College
Cumberland, Maryland
1972-1975: Associate of Arts
Subject: Nursing


American Nurses Credentialing Center: Adult Nurse Practitioner, #0037528-21
American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Emergency Nurses Association, Certified Emergency Nurse, #9420391, Expired
Emergency Nurses Association, Trauma Nurse Core Course, #P9712-0444, Expired


2009 to present: Rehab Alliance of Texas; Houston, TX., Adult Nurse Practitioner
2006-2008: Dr. Bhagwat Patel, MD; Sugar Land, TX., Adult Nurse Practitioner, Hospitalist
2005-2006: Heart and Vascular Associates of Houston; Sugar Land, TX., Adult Nurse Practitioner
1996-2004: South Texas Medical Clinics, P.A.; Wharton, TX., Adult Nurse Practitioner
1993-1996: Eisenhower Army Medical Center; Ft. Gordon, TX., Head Nurse, Level II Trauma Emergency Department
1990-1993: 209th General Dispensary; Hanau, Germany Adult Nurse Practitioner
Womack Army Medical Center; Ft. Bragg, NC., Adult Nurse Practitioner, Internal Medicine Clinic
DeWitt Army Community Hospital; Ft. Belvoir, VA., Staff Nurse, Emergency Department
Washington County Hospital; Hagerstown, MD., Staff Nurse, Medical/Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit
Thomas B. Finan Center; Cumberland, MD., Adult Nurse Practitioner
Sacred Heart Hospital; Cumberland, MD., Staff Nurse, Emergency Department


Officer Basic Training; Ft. Sam Houston, TX., October to December 1984
Command and General Staff Course; Ft. Leavenworth, KS., September 1984-1987


Meritorious Service Medal (2)
Army Commendation Medal (2)
National Defense Medal
Reserve Component Medal
Overseas Service Ribbon
Army Service Ribbon


Hormone Replacement Therapy; 1999
Emergency Medicine Workshop; 1999
Trauma Assessment; 1994
Triage Assessment; 1993
Physical Assessment of the Adult Patient; 1992
Diabetes Mellitus: 3 day in-patient instructional class; 1989-1990
IV Initiation and Therapy Protocols; 1986
MOCK Code Procedures and Evaluation; 1986


Texas Nurse Practitioners; #96110603
American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants; #53187


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Houston, Texas 77065
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