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Deborah Balthaser Poling

Deborah Balthaser Poling, American health and wellnesss specialist, educator. Certified adult nurse practitioner American Nurses Association.


  • Poling, Deborah Balthaser was born on November 11, 1956 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Robert G. and Gwendolyn H. (Myers) Balthaser.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Mount Carmel School Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, 1979. Bachelor of science in nursing, Purdue University, 1984. MSN, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1988.


    • Associate faculty Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1984-1985. Faculty Parkview School Nursing, 1985-1988, Lutheran College Health Professions, Fort Wayne, 1988-1990. Community health specialist Lutheran Hospital, since 1990.

      Assistant professor nursing St. Francis College. Staff nurse, charge nurse Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1979-1980. Staff nurse Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1981, staff nurse, charge nurse hemodialysis center, 1981-1983, staff nurse, charge nurse, 1983-1985.

      Assistant professor nursing St. Francis College. Health and wellness coordinator, Auburn (Indiana) Foundry. Presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified adult nurse practitioner American Nurses Association.


    Member American Nurses Association, Indiana State Nursing Association (vice president primary health care council, district 1 secretary), Nursing Research Consortium North Center Indiana, National League for Nursing, Wellness Council Northeast Indiana, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Sigma Theta Tau (Excellence in Education award Alpha chapter 1990).


    • Married Mark A. Poling, November 15, 1980. 1 child, Stephanie D.
    • father: Robert G. Balthaser
    • mother: Gwendolyn H. (Myers) Balthaser
    • spouse: Mark A. Poling
    • child: Stephanie D. Poling
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    Born November 11, 1956
    (age 61)