Debra Dermady-Ray, RN-BC, MS, ANP-BC, is a nurse practitioner who has worked in pain management for the last 15 years.  She has been an interventional pain specialist treating many different chronic pain conditions and opioid management.  Debra has been involved in pain management research, has taught NP students on various pain related topics and teaches a review course for the ANCC pain management nursing certification exam.  Her specialty expertise has been recognized, as she holds certifications in pain management nursing by the ANCC and in opioid management by The American Association of Allied Interventional Pain Management Professionals.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Debra Dermady-Ray maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Optum. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Debra Dermady-Ray is a member of the American Nurses Association and the American Society for Pain Management Nursing.