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Deborah Watkins Bruner, American nurse administrator. Research grantee American Cancer Society, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Pennsylvania Department Health.


Bruner, Deborah Watkins was born on July 8, 1956 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of N. Charles and Mary Ann (Venditti) Watkins.


Bachelor of science in nursing, West Chester (Pennsylvania) University, 1978. MSN in Oncology, Widener University. MSN in Administration, Widener University, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Research, University Pennsylvania, 1999.


Gynecological/oncology clinical nurse specialist Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1985-1989. Nurse coordinator, clinical specialist department radiation oncology Fox Chase Cancer Center, 1989-1996, director prostate cancer risk assessment program, since 1996, assistant member population science and radiation oncology, since 1999.


Member American Nurses Association (chairman prostate cancer education task force 1997-1998), Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (chairman quality of life committee, genitourinary committee and economic impact committee), American Cancer Society (nurses education committee, doctoral scholar 1995), Oncology Nursing Society (doctoral scholar 1995), American Society Therapeutic Radiologyists and Oncologists (associate, chairman quality of life committee), Gynecologic Oncology Group (quality of life committee).


Married Samuel Bruner, May 13, 1985. Children: David, Jesse.