Debra Bara, MA
As longtime director of Practice Support at PHII, Debra Bara engaged in strategic planning for PHII, contributing to the content of products, services and methods. She also participated in the identification of funding sources and soliciting funding, and prepared presentations, reports and articles.
Debra's background spans over 20 years of executive-level management experience in both private and public health care settings for a variety of program areas, including public health advocacy, maternal and child health services and mental health services. Prior to joining PHII, Debra was an executive in Florida’s Healthy Start Initiative, a private/public partnership with the mission to improve the health status of Florida mothers and babies.
Debra received her bachelor’s degree from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida and her Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitative Counseling from the University of South Florida.
Debra departed PHII in 2016.