Deborah Lafond, PPCNP Nurse Practitioner

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • PNPC, 1991
    University of Hawaii
  • MSN, 1990
    University of Hawaii
  • BSN, 1980
    University of Maryland Baltimore
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Deborah Lafond

Children's National Health System

Isabel's Story

As a pediatric nurse at Children's National, I never imagined that my child would be sick.

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Christopher's Story

Christophers Story

Christopher Melkonian was six years old when he came down with a low-grade fever and diffuse bone pain. Unsure of what was happening, his parents Darlene and David took him to Children’s National Health System and soon found out that Christopher had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood and bone marrow cancer that affects white blood cells.

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