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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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“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.”
He served on the search committee for the school's first dean and was a charter member of the Wright State University Academy of Medicine.


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Boonshoft School of Medicine names Angela Clements assistant vice president of advancement

Angela Clements is responsible for advancing the medical school’s fundraising and alumni engagement efforts and overseeing the Offices of Development and Marketing and Communications.
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Emily Stamas appointed director of marketing and communications for Boonshoft School of Medicine

Emily Stamas has served as graphic designer and manager of brand standards for the Boonshoft School of Medicine since 2008.
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Wright State recognized by White House for community service

Wright State was named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the university’s support of volunteering, student community service, service learning and civic engagement.
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AAMC honors Boonshoft School of Medicine professor

A Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine professor and administrator was one of nine individuals and one institution honored for their outstanding contributions to academic medicine.
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