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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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“Right now it doesn’t appear to be any worse than usual. Although, what concerns me is that we’re still on an upswing, so I don’t think, it’s hard to predict, but I think we could see more."
The Boonshoft School of Medicine recognized outstanding students and faculty at the 19th annual awards ceremony on Oct. 25, 2016.


5 pm
Gandhi Auditorium - White Hall
2 pm
101 NEC - Auditorium
through Mar 4

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Medicine and the Holocaust Community Seminar Scheduled for Feb. 22

A Holocaust survivor will speak about his experiences as a child hiding from the Nazis in Belgium and his family’s journey on Feb. 22.
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Medical-Spirituality Conference to examine spiritual, emotional needs of young patients

The conference “Pediatric Health and Healing: Exploring the Spiritual and Emotional Needs of Our Young Patients” will be held April 27.
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Wright State presidential candidate Cheryl Schrader says university’s diversity, research and breadth of academics a strong drawing card

Cheryl Schrader, one of three finalists for the Wright State president’s job, met with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community leaders at the Dayton and Lake campuses Feb 7-9.
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Boonshoft School of Medicine students receive Choose Ohio First scholarships

Five Wright State medical students selected to receive a $30,000 Primary Care Medical Student Choose Ohio First Scholarship from the state.
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