Wright State's School of Medicine Receives "Transformational Gift" Summary of Uses

The Boonshoft family has provided Wright State University School of Medicine with a gift that will result in a transformational change to expand its educational, research, and service missions. The gift will:

Expand access to the medical profession by offering scholarships to students who demonstrate potential and commitment to impact the quality of health care of our communities;

Substantially alter and modernize the physical space for state-of-the-art medical education;

Dramatically increase seed funding for innovative research programs that will advance knowledge, with a strong emphasis on leveraging the funding and becoming self sustaining by attracting new federal, state, or private grants;

Recruit additional nationally recognized faculty to help fulfill the school's missions in education and research;

Expand the new Department of Geriatrics, recognizing the ever increasing needs of an aging population; and

Develop the new Global Health Systems Program to understand the globalization of health care delivery and to promote best practices that are specific to different environments.

* News Release: Wright State's School of Medicine Receives "Transformational Gift"
* Biography & Photo of Oscar Boonshoft
* School of Medicine Fact Sheet

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Last edited on 12/15/2014.