Newsmakers -- Debra Cason

Debra Cason, associate professor in the Southwestern Allied Health Sciences School's emergency medicine education program, has been elected emergency medical technician-at-large by the board of directors for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Ms. Cason, has been with UT Southwestern since 1977.

Ms. Cason has been an emergency medical technician-paramedic for 27 years and is a registered nurse and a published author.

She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Baylor University and her Master of Science from Texas Woman's University.