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Commencement Ceremony


The Boonshoft School of Medicine Class of 2017 will receive their M.D. degrees at the school’s annual commencement ceremony.

Match Day 2017

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



New students will receive the symbol of their chosen profession — the white coat — and take their first oath of professional medical ethics at the Convocation and White Coat Ceremony.


Kate Conway, M.D., ’05, wasn’t sure she wanted to attend medical school. She loved studying biology, but she also loved theater and creative writing.
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Uniting in the face of a trying profession, physicians come together to find improved resilience and meaning in their work.
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A $7.5 million, five-year Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant is helping Wright State University researchers study precision medicine.
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Passionate about global health, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Glenn Burns, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine, has been to 65 countries.
Kenneth H. Oberheu, M.D., clinical professor emeritus, died on June 23 at age 82 at his home after a brief illness.


5:30 pm
Miami Valley Hospital South (2400 Miami Valley Dr., Centerville, Ohio 45459), Conference Room 1315

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Wright State’s HAPI Lab for high school students becomes focus of national interest

The outreach program was developed to promote, enrich and inform high school students about the anatomy and physiology of the human body
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Team builder

Applause and laughter echoed through the Wright State University woods as 115 incoming Boonshoft School of Medicine students tackled team-building challenges.
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Medical students learn about treating refugee populations

Boonshoft School of Medicine students presented research about refugee patient communities and their health concerns at the North American Refugee Health Conference in Toronto.
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President Schrader: Wright State’s excellence to be a key focus

During her first year at Wright State, President Cheryl B. Schrader said, she will work to achieve financial stability, administrative transparency and campus conversation.
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