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Commencement Ceremony


Members of the Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2016 were awarded M.D. degrees during graduation on May 27.


Convocation & White Coat Ceremony


We welcomed 108 students to the class of 2020 at the Convocation & White Coat Ceremony on July 17 at the Schuster Performing Arts Center.


Match Day 2016

Wright State students matched in outstanding programs, including Stanford University, University of Michigan, University of Southern California and Wake Forest.

Remen Institute joins Wright State

The Institute for the Study of Health and Illness, founded and directed by Rachel Remen, M.D., who spoke at the first Medical-Spirituality Conference here in 2009, has partnered with Boonshoft School of Medicine.


Sara Doorley, M.D., with a patient

When Sara Doorley, M.D. (’05), first became a doctor, she believed her job was to make people better. But after working with the homeless for several years, her perspective changed.
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Dean Margaret Dunn

Dean Margaret Dunn was the first woman on the surgery faculty and one of very few women at the school in 1982. “Without a doubt, I was the first pregnant surgeon anybody had seen.”
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Weiwen Long, Ph.D.

Weiwen Long, Ph.D., and his research team are working on unlocking the mysteries of a gene that plays an important role in the formation and spread of lung cancer and other cancers.
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The Boonshoft School of Medicine recognized outstanding students and faculty at the 19th annual awards ceremony on Oct. 25, 2016.
“If there is anything that I can teach my students and my residents, it’s how to think on their feet and how to make decisions and keep their wits about them while they are doing it.”


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Physiology and neuroscience graduate student Ryan Rakoczy hopes to develop better treatments for prematurely born infants and others with breathing ailments.
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Listening to patients is key to a good patient-physician partnership

Karen Kirkham works with her patients at Wright State Physicians Geriatrics. She understands the needs of each individual patient and how she can best help.
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Wright State University to celebrate 50th anniversary throughout 2017

The celebration culminates with a special Homecoming Oct. 1, featuring multiple affinity reunions, including one for the university's founding classes.
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Wright State’s Caroline Cao awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholar fellowship to work in Vietnam

Wright State medical researcher Caroline Cao will spend the spring semester at the International University of Vietnam National Universities as a Fulbright Scholar fellow.
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