Deborah Adriance, APRN, MSN, CPNP


  • Texas Medical Center



Phone: 832-822-1543
Fax: 832-825-1453

Contact Information

6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas US

Instructor / Nurse, Practitioner Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX medical school
Belmont University, Nashville, TN nursing education
The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va bachelors Biology


Deborah Adriance is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the outpatient clinic Leukemia Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. She is interested in home-bound learning for patients with leukemia, specifically how to facilitate the transition into home-schooling of children and adolescents with cancer. Her research aims to discover methods for reducing student isolation stress. Deborah Adriance is also interested in when and how to assist patients returning to school following cancer treatment. 

Her clinical interests include: leukemia, lymphoma, whether chemotherapy affects cognitive development, and the role of learning suppurt in pediatric patients treated for childhood cancer.

Her research interest are in two primary areas: 1) Home-bound learning for patients with leukemia: Timing, facilitation, transition and methods for reducing student isolation stress; and 2) When and how to assist patients returning to school following treatment.


Organization Name Role
Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses (APHON) Member
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Member
Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society Member
Sigma Theta Tau, National Nursing Honor Society Member
Texas Nurse Practitioners Member

Selected Publications