Deborah J. Riquelme

Title/Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical


A lecturer at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Ms. Riquelme completed a MSN in high risk prenatal nursing at Vanderbilt University. Her clinical specialties include maternal/newborn, adult medical surgical, psychology nursing and pediatric nursing. Ms. Riquelme teaches theory and practice in the areas of maternal/newborn, and adult medical surgical. She also teaches clinical psychology nursing and pediatric nursing.

Deborah Riquelme, PhDc, MSN, RN

University of Miami, School of Education, PhD, Exercise Physiology, August 2015: “The acute effects of aerobic exercise on cognition and arousal in extrovert and introvert personality types.”
Undergraduate Bridge to Masters, Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, 1988
MSN, High Risk Perinatal Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, 1989

Clinical Specialties
Clinical Nurse Specialist: High Risk Perinatal Nursing

Primary Teaching Areas
Undergraduate Clinical and Healthcare simulation

Major Accomplishments / Honors
American Diabetes Association, Pinellas County Guild, previous member

Graduate Council, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Dean’s Honor, Regent’s and Junior Scholastic Scholarships

Sigma Theta Tau

Student Government, Western Kentucky University

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