Faculty & Staff Details
|Name:||Debra Notturno-Strong, R.Ph, MS|
|Position:||Professor and Regional Dean, Pharmacy Practice Management, Abilene|
|Bio||Professor Strong is currently Associate Professor and Regional Dean for Abilene Programs. She earned her BS in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, her Masters in General Administration from Central Michigan University and Masters’ degrees in Pharmacy Administration and Health Policy from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
Originally from Ashland, Massachusetts, Professor Strong recently retired from the United States Air Force after 24 years of service. Prior to retirement, she served as the Commander, 7th Medical Support Squadron and Deputy Commander, 7th Medical Group, Dyess AFB, Texas. Her military career included an appointment to Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX where she directed the only bone marrow transplant pharmacy in the Department of Defense. She later served as Director, Pharmacy Operations and was responsible for the USAF Medical Systems largest and most complex pharmacy operation. During her career she also served at Westover AFB, Chicopee, MA; Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV; Defense Personnel Support Center – Philadelphia, PA; and MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL.
Professor Strong has been married to her husband, Jay for 8 years. They have two children, Matthew, 26, and Alexandra, 18. She enjoys Christian music, internet shopping, NCAA and NFL Football. She also loves to cook!
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Master of Science in General Administration – Central Michigan University
Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration – University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Master of Science in Health Policy – University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management, Notre Dame University
Air Force Lean for Healthcare, University of Tennessee College of Business
Department of Defense/Veteran’s Affairs Patient Safety Training
Pharmacy License – Massachusetts - 19786
Pharmacy License – Texas - pending
West Texas Pharmacy Association
Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Cambridge Who’s Who