University Pulmonary and Critical Care Nurse Practitioners
Debra R. Schuelke, MSN, NP
“Working in a teaching environment gives me great satisfaction. It helps me gain new knowledge that benefits patients. The exchange with patients and colleagues is exciting and dynamic.”
Ms. Schuelke graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, magna cum laude, with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and anthropology. She continued her education at UT in Knoxville, earning the master of nursing with a family nurse practitioner concentration.
She has clinical experience in internal medicine and surgical oncology. Prior to joining UPCC in 2006, Ms. Schuelke was with Surgical Oncology Associates, Knoxville Internal Medicine and Baptist Hospital.
Ms. Schuelke is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and is licensed as an advanced practice nurse in Tennessee. Ms. Schuelke is an allied health member of the American College of Chest Physicians.
- BS, University of Tennessee - Chattanooga 1994
- MSN, University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2002
- American Nurses Credentialing Center
- Allied Health Member, American College of Chest Physicians