Convocation and White Coat Ceremony

Boonshoft School of Medicine welcomed 111 students to the class of 2019 during a special ceremony at the Shuster Performing Arts Center on July 26.

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.


Academy of Medicine Distinguished Lecture

The annual dinner and distinguished guest lecture held April 29, 2015, featured Nick Mangold, the NFL's best offensive lineman, pictured here with Dean Margaret Dunn.


Medical Student Research Symposium

The Seventh Annual Medical Student Research Symposium took place on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Medical students presented posters describing their research, and graduating students who have demonstrated a continued commitment to medical scholarship received Distinguished Scholar Awards.


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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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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“The coroner can’t keep up. There’s not enough room to keep all the bodies,” says CITAR director Robert Carlson, Ph.D.
“I was the first doctor in the U.S. to treat burn patients with a fractional laser," says Jill Waibel, M.D.
Paton will continue in her role as an epidemiologist and liaison with the Public Health—Dayton & Montgomery County Office of the Health Commissioner.


Wright State Physicians Orthopaedics to offer educational session about bone health

Physical therapist Iva Staats will discuss minimizing the impact of age related decline in bone health.
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Fourth annual Wright State and Premier Health Neuroscience Institute Symposium slated for Oct. 23

The fourth annual neuroscience symposium will feature presentations on “Breakthroughs in NeuroImaging.”
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Gary LeRoy elected to AAFP Board of Directors

LeRoy is a leader throughout the community, serving in several organizations, including Reach Out of Montgomery County, Dayton Public Schools, American Red Cross and St. Vincent de Paul.
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Wright State to host conference on sexuality and disability

The Breaking Silences, Demanding Crip Justice: Sex, Sexuality and Disability conference will take place at Wright State Nov. 4 to 6.
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