Ms. Duffett received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arizona in 2009. She worked at the VA hospital in the Step-down unit since 2007. She received her Masters in Nursing in 2021 from Grand Canyon State University. Ms. Duffett stated, “It absolutely makes my day when my patients tell me that I left an impact on their lives, or when my patients come back to just say “hi” and let me know that they are doing well.” “This is when you know that you have fulfilled what Florence Nightingale set out to do.” “I am born on Florence Nightingales day, so I think my path was meant to be.”
Ms. Duffett was born and raised in Tucson, she is the second oldest of seven kids. She is married, with two stepdaughters. Her family has three horses and three dogs. They love to be outside, in the mountains hiking, running, biking, or at the lake, or working in her craft room, and spending time with family and friends.