Deborah Durham, St. David’s Foundation

TITLE:  Program Officer for Healthy People and Healthy Smiles

FOCUS AREAS: Improving access to health care for low income Central Texans; Improving oral health of children and their families

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PROFILE: Deborah Durham is one of four program officers at the St. David’s Foundation, and she’s in charge of two of the foundation’s six program focus areas. Durham’s St. David’s Foundation profile shares:

In her role as Program Officer for the Healthy People focus area, Deborah Durham oversees the grant process in safety-net primary care clinics and specialty care service programs. She acts as a liaison between the Foundation and more than 30 area organizations. Deborah has been with the Foundation for almost four years.

Deborah joined the Foundation as Dental Resource Manager in the Dental Program. Previously, she served as Director of the Health Sciences Division and Dental Hygiene Department at Temple College, and Public Health Administrator of Pennyrile District Health Department in Kentucky.

Deborah received a MPA from Texas State University and has done post-graduate work at Texas Woman’s University. She has been published in the Journal of Allied Health, National Dental Hygiene Journal, and Journal of Kentucky Dental Association.