Debra L. Fonseca, ARNP, FNP-C earned her Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Tampa after serving as a Women’s Health/Triage nurse for nine years. In addition to her BSN from the University of Florida, she holds a degree in Math Education from the University of Central Florida. Prior to becoming a nurse, she spent eight years working in various fields in education to include: classroom instruction, training manual development, tutoring, and educational publishing. Because of her background in education, helping patients gain an understanding of their health and wellness is one of her most important goals as a health care provider. She and her husband enjoy cruising with two car clubs, traveling, and volunteering within the community.