LEE — Debra Allen has been named vice president of Porchlight VNA/Home Care's home care division, according to president and CEO Holly Chaffee.A native of the Berkshires, Allen began her career as a medical-surgical nurse at the former North Adams Regional Hospital where she also worked as a maternity nurse for many years and served as an assistant director of transitional care. She also worked for the former Lee Regional VNA (now Porchlight) as a visiting nurse and case manager from 2006 to 2008.She most recently served as the associate regional manager of case management at Atrius Health. Previously, she was the senior care manager at Southborough Medical Group and worked in primary care case management for six years.Allen earned her bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Elms College, her associates Registered Nursing degree from Southern Vermont College and her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from Berkshire Community College.
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