Deborah A. HinnenRN, APN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAAN, FAADE
Deborah Hinnen, RN, APN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAAN, FAADE has been a clinician and diabetes educator for over thirty years. As an advanced practice nurse, Debbie currently works at Memorial Hospital, University of Colorado Health, in Colorado Springs as the prescriber for a multidisciplinary team. Their program includes an ADA recognized comprehensive self-management program with day, evening and gestational classes. Pump and sensor services are available as well. Debbie helps provide clinical care and teaches evening classes for adults with T1 and T2 diabetes.
Debbie is involved extensively with the American Association of Diabetes Educators, having served as their National President. She was awarded the prestigious Distinguished Service Award and was honored with their “Fellow” designation. Debbie was also inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing in 2003. She has also served on the national board of directors for the American Diabetes Association and is now on the editorial board for Clinical Diabetes. Currently, Debbie serves on the ADA board for Colorado.
She has served as faculty with the School of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas and Creighton, the Graduate Nursing Department and Physician Assistant Program at Wichita State University. In addition to clinical and academic efforts, Debbie publishes and speaks nationally and internationally. Most importantly, she is a Yia Yia (grandmother). Just ask if she has any cute pictures of Gar, Charlie, and new baby Max.