Deborah Roiger has taught for 12 years in the Minnesota State Colleges and University (MNSCU) system of 32 state-sponsored technical colleges, community colleges, and universities. She was voted instructor of the year in 2007 by the students at St. Cloud Technical College, received five awards for excellence by MNSCU for projects she developed, and was named educator of the year in 2009 by the MNSCU board of trustees. Deborah's development of digital resources for teaching anatomy and physiology online also earned an Innovation of the Year award in 2009 from the League for Innovation in the Community College. She has presented her work in the development of anatomy and physiology resources at four national conferences. Deborah is the author of Anatomy & Physiology: Foundations for the Health Professions and its accompanying workbook. She is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS), American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and National Science Teachers' Association.