- B.A., Sociology, Azusa Pacific University
- M.S., Parks, Recreation and Tourism - Therapeutic Recreation, The University of Utah. Project: Evidence-Based Recreational Therapy Interventions for Veterans with PTSD
Deborah Tysor is a doctoral student and research assistant at the University of Utah. Her research interests focus on the potential mental health benefits of nature-based experiences for veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. A graduate of the University of Utah's therapeutic recreation (TR) program, Deborah hopes to increase the body of research for the TR field and promote evidence-based interventions among TR practitioners.