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Nabwic Politically Speaking with Dr. Debra Robinson, PBC SCHOOL BD. MEMBER

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Debra L. Robinson was raised in Flint, Michigan, home of the community school concept. Her father was an attorney and her mother was a special education teacher. She graduated from Flint Central High School in 1974 and Michigan State University in 1977, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Additionally, she is a proud graduate of Howard University College of Medicine, Class of 1981. Dr. Robinson completed her internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Hurley Medical Center and McLaren General Hospital in Flint, Michigan. In return for her National Health Service Corps scholarship, she cared for the medically underserved in Chattanooga, TN and Pompano Beach, FL. Her medical practice has ranged from Emergency Medicine in Belle Glade and Okeechobee to HMO medicine to a private practice overlooking the intercoastal waterway. She currently cares for our veteran population at the West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Robinson has been an advocate for a high quality education for her sons for more than a decade. Her advocacy has included service on various Parent- Teacher Associations and School Advisory Committees/Councils for two decades