Deborah Ziebarth, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, Faith Community Nursing

Deborah has worked extensively in the areas of Community Health, Global Health and Academic Education. She is active on the Wisconsin Faith Community Nurse (FCN) Coalition Board and teaches in the Foundations for FCN course.  Deborah has consulted for the Westberg Institute International Parish Nurse Resource Center on various research projects since 1995 and served as the FCN Research Project Manager from 2014 - 2016. She has developed many of the WI position statements and the FCN Transitional Care Program, facilitating three 2-year research projects in transitional care. She is well published in her area of science, which is faith community nursing and has created the theoretical model of Faith Community Nursing. She received her Masters in Nursing Education from Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and her Doctorate in Nursing Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She has her board certification in Faith Community Nursing.