Deb Greubel DNP, APRN-CNP

Director of the School of Nursing
Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing Oxley College of Health Sciences
School of Nursing
Oxley Health Sciences Facility 506 918-631-2920


Dr. Deborah Greubel is currently a Clinical Associate Professor and the Director of the School of Nursing in the Oxley College of Health Sciences at The University of Tulsa. Dr. Greubel obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 1991 from The University of Tulsa. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree as a Nurse Practitioner from the University of Oklahoma in 1998 and most recently obtained her doctoral degree from Oklahoma City University in 2012. Dr. Greubel has been a Nurse Practitioner for 18 years, specializing in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. She has worked in Academic Medicine, Clinical Medicine, and Hospital Administration. She also holds a faculty appointment as an associate professor in the OU/TU School of Community Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Greubel is Board Certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) and The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She is an active member of the American Geriatrics Society. As Director of the School of Nursing she is also a member of The American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Dr. Greubel currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Hillcrest Medical Center and the Tulsa City/County Health Department. She was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship - Tulsa Chapter. She continues to serve as a member of the Ethics Committee for Hillcrest Medical Center. She was recently honored with an appointment as a University of Tulsa Fellow for 2015 and a Fellow for AACN for 2016 at the Wharton School of Business. In addition to her civilian profession, Dr. Greubel is a member of the United States Navy Reserve. She is currently assigned to Expeditionary Medical Facility Dallas One and serves as the Assistant Senior Nurse Executive for Headquarters Command. CAPT Greubel was appointed by the Navy Surgeon General as the Advanced Practice Specialty Leader for the Nurse Corps. She is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She has been awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards), Army Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.

DNP, Oklahoma City University
JPMEI, Naval War College
M.S., University of Oklahoma
B.S.N., The University of Tulsa

Falls in Cognitively Impaired Elderly
Quality Management in Complex Adaptive Systems

Internal Medicine
Palliative Care

The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles

Greubel, Deborah, C Stokesbury, and M Jelley. “Falls in the Demented Elderly.” The Nurse Practitioner March 2002 (2002): n. pag. Print.

Harland, E. et al. “Biological Effects of Non-Alkaloid Containing Fractions of Erythroxylum Coca.” Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 71.6 (1982): n. pag. Print.

Magazine/Trade Publication

Greubel, Deborah, and D Sterling. “Bone up on Osteoporosis.” 2001: n. pag. Print.

Sigma Theta Tau
Nightengale Society
American Geriatrics Society
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners
Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
Navy Nurse Corps Association
Veterans of Foreign Wars

NSG 2233 Pharmacology and Metrology
NSG 2273 Nursing Interventions I
NSG 3174 Nursing Interventions II