Deborah Herring

Nursing Evaluator Coordinator

Institute for Disaster Management

Deborah serves as a Nursing Evaluator Coordinator for the CNA Virtual Skills Evaluation project at the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Institute for Disaster Management. She is a graduate of the Georgia Baptist Hospital College of Nursing and is a Registered Nurse with 45 years of experience. She previously served as a CNA Training Coordinator and worked 18 years as a surveyor for the Georgia Department of Community Health. She recently retired as the Director of Training and Quality Assurance with the Healthcare Facility Regulation Division of the Georgia Department of Community Health.

At IDM, Deborah’s role is to develop and implement processes for virtual skills evaluation for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) candidates to address the shortage of long-term care personnel in Georgia.