Mr. Deputy received his AS from Wesley College in 1999.  After working several years in clinical settings, he returned to Wesley to earn his MSN and obtain an advanced practice nurse certification. He also took several undergraduate business courses before earning his MBA from Wilmington University. In 2015 Lyron went back and received a Certificate in Family Nurse Practice. Mr. Deputy skillfully combined his clinical and business skills to open Delmarva Sleep Diagnostics in 2004. In 2007 the company merged with other health care organizations and a group of physicians, becoming Delaware Sleep Disorder Centers.  Today Delaware Sleep Disorders Center has serviced over 75,000 members with sleep-related disorders from Delaware and beyond. In 2019 his organization collaborated with Awayk, a virtual sleep management company, to address patients’ needs nationally. This collaboration has allowed  Mr. Deputy to encompass his treatment approach by educating and collaborating. His style is to work with his patients on appropriate treatments and testing that are affordable and convenient. In addition to his role as Mr. Deputy is passionate about education. He has been an adjunct clinical faculty member at Wesley College since 2005, working in the clinical skills lab to help nursing students practice and refine their skills. He has worked to evolve the role of advanced practice nurses to assist physicians with education and follow-up, mainly focusing on sleep medicine.  Mr. Deputy has valued and benefited from the support and encouragement from mentors throughout his education and strives to do the same for his students when facing challenges. Mr. Deputy has presented research internationally, including at the 27th International Nursing Research Congress in Cape Town, South Africa.

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