Deborah Solomon’s career in nursing started at the age of sixteen as a candy striper passing water and reading mail to patients. She is now a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Certified in adult health, her clinical expertise is postpartum, oncology and benign gynecology, as well as benign and malignant urology patients. In 2013, she received the Cleveland Clinic Nursing Alliance Award for support of the bedside nurse. In 2015 she received two caregiver tier 4 awards for her teamwork on the Catheter Associated Nurse Urinary Tract rollout project and for her compassionate care of a patient.