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Medical Student Research Symposium

Medical students present posters describing their research at the Annual Medical Student Research Symposium.


Convocation and White Coat Ceremony

Boonshoft School of Medicine welcomed 111 students to the class of 2019 during comvocation at the Shuster Performing Arts Center on July 26, 2015.

Commencement Ceremony

Members of the Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2015 received their M.D. degrees during the school's commencement ceremony on May 22, at the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center.


Reaching Across the Globe

Boonshoft School of Medicine is expanding its global reach under an agreement with Unaizah College of Medicine of Qassim University, Saudi Arabia, to deliver a concurrent educational experience for its students.



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Boonshoft researchers and clinicians are working with state and local officials to better understand a growing epidemic of illicit and prescription drug overdose deaths in an effort to develop better policies and treatment options.
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Through the Wright Rural Health Initiative, Boonshoft School of Medicine students are learning the practice of medicine in a rural health setting far from the urban and suburban health care domains in the Greater Dayton area.
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Medical student and child

Guided by 13 faculty physicians, 52 medical students learned the art of conducting physical exams with the help of 35 kindergartners, as part of a partnership between the medical school, Dayton Public Schools (DPS), and DPS school nurses.
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“Emergency medicine, in my opinion, is the best medical specialty because it’s the most interesting. It’s the most fun.”
“Initiation of pain pill use at a younger age was associated with transition to heroin,” said Robert Carlson, Ph.D., CITAR director.
“One of my goals and hopes is to create a comprehensive addiction treatment program staffed by representatives from various professions — where people can get whole body and mind treatment in one place.”


(All day) through Mar 4
2:00 pm
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25 Wright State physicians and faculty named 2015-16 Best Doctors in America

Wright State physicians and faculty were named best doctors across a range of specialties ranging from pediatric pulmonology to family medicine and psychiatry to orthopaedic surgery.
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Students to explore health careers at Path to Health Professions Day

High school and college students can learn more about careers as doctors, nurses and veterinarians during Path to Health Professions Day on Feb. 15.
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Seminar to focus on barriers to learning

The Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers Region IV will sponsor “Understanding Barriers to Learning” on March 8.
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Dr. Mark Clasen

Former Family Medicine Chair Mark E. Clasen dies at 68

Clasen was passionate about mitigating the "burden of suffering" in vulnerable populations.
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