Debbie Tiner is currently contracted with Arkansas Rural Health Partnership as Clinical Coordinator for The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Smith and as the director of Project Pink.
Debbie is a Registered Nurse and received her Associate of Science in Nursing from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro in 1995. In her almost 25 years of nursing she has worked in multiple areas ranging from Labor & Delivery, Intensive Care and Emergency Care at the former Methodist Hospital in Jonesboro, AR, Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, AR and Baptist Memorial Hospital in Little Rock, AR. In 2007 she began working for Hospice Home Care in Community Education and in 2010 she spent 4 years at Drew Memorial Hospital as the Director of Business Development before joining ARHP and coordinating educational training programs for the ARHP hospital staff. She currently is an instructor for Advanced Stroke Life Support and is providing stroke training to nurses in SEARK in partnership with UAMS in Little Rock, AR.
The current position with ARCOM- Ft. Smith will help to recruit much needed physicians back to the Delta where she has lived the majority of her life and has seen the need for health care in underserved communities. As the Director of Project Pink, she is assisting residents in the service area with their breast health needs in partnership with Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Debbie loves to volunteer and has been active in Monticello Junior Auxiliary, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Circle of Friends Board, Co-Chair for Drew County Go Red Gala, and in many activities for Susan G. Komen.