Debra Scrandis, PhD, FNP-BC, FPMHNP-BC

Debra Scrandis, PhD, FNP-BC, FPMHNP-BC
  • Associate Professor
    Family and Community Health
Location:
Room 545, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-3770
Email:
dscrandis@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BS, Nursing, Fitchburg State College, 1989
  • MS, Family Nurse Practitioner/Community Health Nursing, Boston College, 1994
  • PhD, Nursing, Barry University, 2003
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate, Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2013

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2016 - 2019
    Title:
    Post doctoral psychiatric nurse practitioner certificate
    Sponsoring Organization:
    MHEC
    Role:
    Principal

Research Interests

  • qualitative analysis

Publications

  • Scrandis, D. & Duarte, A. (2019, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Deprescribing Benzodiazepines. The Nurse Practitioner, 44 (2), 12-14.
  • Scrandis, D. (2018, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1). Diagnosing and treating ADHD in adults. The Nurse Practitioner, 43 (1), 10.
  • Scrandis, D. (2018, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Antidepressant Use in Breastfeeding Women. The Nurse Practitioner, 43 (10), 18-21.

Presentations

  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Women's Mental Health Expert Panel
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    International Society of Psychiatric Nurses
    Location:
    Baltimore MD United States
  • Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Maternal Mental Health Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider
    Conference/Meeting Name:
    NPAM Conference 2017 Pharmacology Updates
    Sponsoring Organization:
    Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland
    Location:
    Columbia MD United States

Areas of Specialization

  • Psychiatry

Primary Teaching Areas

  • DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program Qualitative Research

Academic and Professional Activities

Professional

  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    The Nurse Practitioner
    Role:
    Editorial Review Board Member