Deborah (Debbie) Brancho




After graduating with Honors in Chemistry and Biology from Juniata College in Huntingdon PA, Dr. Deborah Brancho received a Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester MA. She then received fellowship support from the American Cancer Society and Diabetes Research Training Center for her post-doctoral research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx NY.


Deborah performed cancer and diabetes related research projects, published peer-reviewed articles, and taught undergraduate and doctoral trainees. She used her expertise and mentoring experiences to teach science in high schools. As an experienced teacher and former Department Head, she also mentored junior teachers and advanced students in the fields of chemistry, biology, and biotechnology.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Deborah traveled to all 50 US states and multiple countries.
  • Deborah enjoys spending time with her family.