Debra Pankau,DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Phone: 816-235-6642 EXT. 4

Debra C. Pankau


Debbie Pankau joined UMKC as Adjunct Clinical Faculty in the FNP MSN and later DNP programs in 1999, teaching on and off until she came on board full time in September 2019.  Deb completed her MSN FNP in 1996 at UMKC, and later completed her DNP, again with UMKC. Deb is both ANCC and AANP certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She practices in a Federally Qualified Health Care Center, with extensive experience in acute and chronic care management, along with emergency care and minor surgery. Her DNP project revolved around the comparison of live face to face, and online education in a MSN/DNP program.  Deb is a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA), Missouri Nurses Association (MONA), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.