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Debra S Andree

Debra S Andree

Clerkship Director Pediatrics - Orlando
Orlando Regional Campus

Job Description

Dr. Andree is the Pediatric Education Director for the FSU College of Medicine.


Dr. Andree is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Sciences at the FSU College of Medicine, a position she has held since 2004. She also serves as the Chief Medical Officer & Vice-President for Community Health Centers, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Care Center, with 12 locations offering primary care services in Central Florida. Prior to her appointment as the FSU College of Medicine Pediatric Education Director, Dr. Andree served as the FSU COM Pediatric Clerkship Director for the Orlando campus for four years. She currently practices as a Pediatrician in Orlando at Community Health Centers where she has served for over 15 years. Prior to serving as a Chief Medical Officer, she has held roles as Chief of Pediatrics and Associate Medical Director with Community Health Centers, Inc. Past community faculty appointments include the Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program and the Arnold Palmer Pediatric Residency Program. Prior to her medical education, Dr. Andree obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and worked as a Pediatric nurse. Additionally, Dr. Andree has experience working with the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient Centered Medical Home accreditation process, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, the Health and Resource Services Administration for Federally Qualified Health Care Clinics, and the Federal Tort Claims Act certification process. She also serves as the Chair of the Quality Improvement Committee at Community Health Centers, Inc.


B.S.N. (with High Honors), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1993 M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 1999 Pediatric Residency, Arnold Palmer Hospital, Gainesville, FL 1999-2002 Board Certified, Pediatrics, 2002


United Healthcare National Advisory Board for Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers, 2017-Present Florida Association of Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers Clinicians Advisory Board, 2015-Present Geiger Gibson Capstone Fellowship/Health Policy, George Washington University, 2016 National Health Service Corps Member 2005-2008


Dr.Salvatore Silvestri Award for Outstanding Patient Care, Superior Student Mentor in Clinical Teaching and Research, FSU College of Medicine/Orlando, 2017 Clerkship Director of the Year, FSU College of Medicine/Orlando, 2016 Community Health Centers, Inc, Above and Beyond Award, 2011 Gold Award from Bureau of Immunization for vaccination rates, 2009-2013 FSU College of Medicine Faculty Mission Award, 2008 Community Health Centers, Inc, Above and Beyond Award, 2008 Signature of Excellence Award, Community Health Centers, Inc, 2007 Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003 Resident of The Year, Orlando Regional Healthcare, Orlando, FL, 2002 Reach Out and Read Literacy Program, Orlando Regional Pediatric Outpatient Clinic, FL; Co-founder, 2000


Council of Medical Education in Pediatrics, 2018 Orange County Medical Society, 2014-Present American Academy of Pediatrics, 1999-Present Pediatric Research in the Office Setting Member, 2004-Present


1. Improving Adolescent Health Risk Assessment: A Multi-method Pilot Study, Thompson LA, et al. Matern Child Health J. 2016, listed as a collaborator