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Colleen Debes: 30 years

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Colleen Debes

Registered Nurse II
Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic (SOTP)

First UTSW job: Working as a Research Nurse.

Best part of my job: Having fun co-workers who work hard together to make a positive difference for our patients, and working with great doctors who really care about our patients.

Best memory: Meeting people from lots of different departments over the years.

How co-workers describe me: I think they would say that I am a strong patient advocate, and also that I’m dedicated and hardworking.

What energizes me at work: Our cystic fibrosis patients motivate me to work hard. It is an exciting time to be a part of the CF community as life-changing therapies are approved for our patients.

I’m really good at: Being a patient advocate and volunteer.

Hobby or passion: Hiking, traveling, and volunteering with my husband of over 25 years. We have two sons and a yellow Lab.

 

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