Debora L. Tracey, DNP, RN, CNE

Debora Tracey

Assistant Dean, Center for Clinical Learning and Assistant Professor

Newark Health Sciences

SSB 1124A


Specialty: Simulation-based experience, IPE

Debora Tracey is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Clinical Learning at the Rutgers School of Nursing. She guided the merger of the simulation programs and resources with the amalgamation of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ (UMDNJ) and Rutgers University.  Debora was instrumental with two of the School’s simulation space renovations and the integration of simulation-based education into the curriculum of the Second Degree Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing program. She assists, supports and provides direction across disciplines and program levels in developing and implementing discipline specific and inter-professional simulation experiences.  Debora serves on the Rutgers University Senate and is a certified nurse educator.  She earned the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Trustees of the Foundation of the UMDNJ (now known as Rutgers) (2011-2012) and the Elsevier Exceptional Nursing Educator Award (2013) for her work in simulation.  Debora has published and presented her work statewide and nationally and is a member of multiple professional societies.