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.


Eight Great Reasons to Choose Wright State

Whether you’re ready to apply to medical school or just beginning to explore your options, we’re excited that you’ve found us.

Commencement Ceremony


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


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.


Madhavi Kadakia

Skin cancer, esophageal cancer and endometriosis are all on Madhavi Kadakia’s hit list. The Wright State researcher uses high-tech equipment and her expertise in genetics to help diagnose and treat these sometimes deadly diseases.
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Richard DeWall

In the 1950s, Dr. Richard DeWall invented an early heart-lung machine used in cardiac surgery worldwide. Still, at 88, he says he takes more satisfaction in the critical role he played in the founding of Wright State’s medical school.
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Kevin Purcell’s interest in gun violence had its roots in the visceral reaction he had to finding himself looking down the barrel of a handgun. Now he’s one of many seeking a public health approach to the problem of gun violence.
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“We have seen a 26 percent increase in the use of illicit Fentanyl in people who have died of drug overdoses," said CITAR director Robert Carlson, Ph.D.
He wrote the original proposal for what became the Wright State University School of Medicine.
She will collaborate with the department to provide guidance, support and compassion at every stage of a patient’s journey through diagnosis, treatment and recovery.


Wright State Physicians Family Medicine offers educational session about self-care

clinical health psychologist Paul Hershberger will discuss self-awareness, exercise, sleep, stress management, resilience and the importance of having a primary care physician.
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Wright State Physicians Obstetrics and Gynecology offers educational session about polycystic ovary syndrome

The educational session about polycystic ovary syndrome will take place on Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m.
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Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities announces Health Promotion Program Awards

The Health Promotion Program Awards recognizes community-based programs that address health promotion and disease prevention in the greater Dayton area.
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Boonshoft School of Medicine offers three new certificate programs in global health, public health

The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is offering the four certificate programs.
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