Faculty & Staff
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Debbie Derico teaches Community Nursing Leadership I and II, Med-Surg, Pharmacology and Fundamentals. Ms. Derico has been with the Alderson Broaddus School of Nursing since 2011. She is involved with both the traditional students, as well as the LPN-BSN Program.
Ms. Derico earned her Bachelors of Nursing from West Virginia University in 1997. She primarily worked in the emergency department and also worked as a school nurse for several years. While working, she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
To maintain her credentials and expertise in nursing, she works in the emergency department and also works with Hospice as a Nurse Practitioner.
Ms. Derico is a member of the Emergency Response Team in Harrison County and involved with Camp Catch Your Breath for the past four years. She stays active with her children’s activities and also supports the university community.