DEBRA GAMBLE has joined Advocates for Upstate Medical University as administrative coordinator. In this position, she reports to the Advocates’ board of directors and plays a critical role in the organization’s successful operation. She replaces Jonathan Adler who retired in May. Gamble has experience in operations and programmatic financial management, research, and contract funding oversight, program start-up, management and event coordination and marketing and public relations. She is experienced in database development, management, and reporting and software systems. Gamble comes to Advocates for Upstate most recently from Syracuse University after 10 years of service. She has held health-care administrative positions in Houston, Texas working at Vanguard Urologic Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and Rice University. Gamble holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from SUNY Oswego and an associate degree in medical office science from Jefferson Community College.