Dr. Debra Hain is a doctoral prepared nurse practitioner who is a professor at Florida Atlantic University, MSN Coordinator: AGNP Concentration at Christine E Lynn College of Nursing and a nurse practitioner at Cleveland Clinic Florida, Department of Nephrology. She also is one of the nurse practitioners at the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center, a nurse-led memory disorder clinic. Her research focuses on improving health outcomes in an ethnically diverse population of adults with chronic kidney disease and/or cognitive impairment. In addition, she is currently focusing her efforts on palliative care in an ethnically diverse population of older adults with advanced CKD. She is a fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National Kidney Foundation and is the Blake Distinguished Professor in the College of Nursing. Dr. Hain has completed Advanced Practice ELNEC training and is actively involved in the Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association and the American Nephrology Nurses Association. She is the South Florida Flamingo Chapter President.