Major Debra A. Carson is from Lake City, South Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Biology from Columbia College, where she graduated top of her class. Dr. Carson had an internship and completed her residency at St. Vincent in Toledo. She served as the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as the Director of Graduate Medical Education for Obstetrics and Gynecology at Reynolds Army Community Hospital from October 2007 to April of 2011. Dr. Carson currently serves as the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois.