Deborah Wilkens was born and raised in the suburbs of Atlanta. She attended Georgia College and State University and earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2011. She has practiced as a cardiac RN for over 7 years at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta and graduated from Georgia State University with her Master’s of Science in Nursing in the spring of 2018. Deborah is passionate about working with patients to increase their quality of life and advocating for the best possible care. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, attending sporting events, being outdoors and traveling!