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About Deborah Poling

I am an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs. I have served as a faculty member for many years. I have had a variety of experiences throughout my career including being the Nurse Practitioner Director of two Elementary School Based Health Clinics, a Pulmonary Nurse Practitioner, a Medical-Surgical Nurse and a Community Health Specialist.
I obtained my RN at Mount Carmel School of Nursing in Columbus, OH. My BS at IPFW, MSN at IUPUI, where I became a Nurse Practitioner and my PhD at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO.
My research interests include Interprofessional Education and Practice, and Care Coordination.
Grants:
Indiana University- Purdue University Graduate Nursing: Launching New Horizons 2015. $2250
Purdue University International Travel Grant 2012. $2000
American Association of Medical Schools Innovation Grant "IPE: Fort Wayne Area Interprofessional Consortium for Health Care Education." 2012. $2000

Positions

2016 - Present Assistant Dean, Graduate Nursing Programs, Wright State University College of Nursing and Health
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2011 - 2016 Director of Graduate Nursing Programs, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
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2009 - 2011 Assistant Department Chair, Metropolitan State College of Denver ‐ Nursing
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2007 - 2009 Affiliate Faculty, Denver School of Nursing
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1995 - 2007 Assistant Professor, Regis University ‐ Nursing
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1991 - 1995 Assistant Professor, St. Francis College ‐ Nursing
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1988 - 1991 Instructor, Lutheran College of Health Profession ‐ Nursing
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests


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Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Featured Alumni at Mount Carmel School of Nursing
  • 2012 College of Health and Human Services Innovation in Teaching Award, First Place
  • 2015 the Purdue Scholarship of Engagement Fellows program

Education

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Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado ‐ Nursing Education
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Post Masters, Indiana Wesleyan University ‐ Family Nurse Practitioner
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MSN, Indiana University - Bloomington ‐ Primary Health Care Adult Nurse Practitioner
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B.S., Purdue University ‐ Nursing
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Contact Information

University Hall 162
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
(937) 775-2808

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Interprofessional Education and Practice (6)

Hospital Case Management (1)

Nursing Standards and Practice (1)