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Athletic Hall of Fame

Debra Poletto

Debra Poletto, M.D.


At Rochester:

  • Competed in volleyball for three seasons (sophomore through senior year) and basketball for two seasons (1976-77 and 1977-78)
  • Co-captain of volleyball as a senior
  • Played basketball on the intramural level in her senior year and also worked as a referee for intramurals that season
  • A member of the softball club in spring 1979 semester
  • Elected Phi Beta Kappa
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in biology in 1979


  • Earned her M.D. in May, 1983, from Upstate Medical Center School of Medicine in Syracuse
  • Appointed to the Wright State University School of Medicine in 1983, rising steadily as junior resident instructor, senior resident instructor, clinical instructor, and assistant clinical professor
  • Attending Emergency Physician at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, OH, 1986-89
  • Corporate QI Chair for Premier Health Care Services, Inc., 1990-95
  • Assistant Director of Emergency Department, Piqua Memorial Medical Center in Piqua, Oh, 1989-95
  • Since May, 1995, she has been Co-Chair of the Emergency Department in Tobey Hospital in Wareham, MA
  • Is a member of the American College of Emergency Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha