Debra Huffman Brandon
Associate Professor in the School of Nursing

Debra Brandon, Associate Professor joined the faculty of the Duke University School of Nursing in 1999. She was Director of the PhD Program in Nursing from from July of 2011 until January 30th of 2018.  She also practiced as a Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Intensive Care Nursery of Duke University Medical Center from 1993 to 2012. Dr. Brandon is an active member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN), the International Society for Infant Studies ISIS), and is a Co-editor in Chief for the journal Advances in Neonatal Care.  Dr. Brandon’s research focuses on understanding the impact of the environment of care on the health and development of high-risk infants and young children with an overall goal of implementing interventions to improve the short- and long-term outcomes of both the infants and their families.

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  • Box 3322, 307 Trent Drive, School of Nursing, Durham, NC 27710
  • School of Nursing Room 3077A, Pearson Building, Durham, NC 27710

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