With a heart for service, First Lady of Mississippi Deborah Bryant has dedicated her professional and personal life to caring for those around her.
Mrs. Bryant has served at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson for more than 37 years, focusing her professional efforts on quality and performance improvement within the hospital. Through close attention to emerging health care trends and strong working relationships with the medical staff, she has helped improve health care outcomes for patients. She remains on staff at St. Dominic and will continue to serve the Quality Review division.
Mrs. Bryant is passionate about serving children, the elderly and people with disabilities, and works to encourage family support of people who face handicaps and mental illness.
She will serve as Honorary Chair of this year’s Susan G. Komen Central Mississippi Race for the Cure and will work with the foundation to encourage women to have mammograms early and often. Mrs. Bryant’s mother is a breast cancer survivor.
Mrs. Bryant is a Jackson native and holds an Associate of Science Degree in Medical Records from Hinds Community College. She and her husband of 35 years, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, have two children, Katie and Patrick, and are active members of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Brandon, Mississippi.