Margaret M. Dunn, M.D., has been appointed acting associate dean for faculty and clinical affairs at Wright State University School of Medicine, effective immediately. She succeeds Howard Part, M.D, who was appointed acting dean of Wright State's medical school. Dunn is a professor of surgery at Wright State. She also serves as associate program director of Wright State's Integrated Surgical Residency and co-director of surgical education at Miami Valley Hospital. She joined Wright State's faculty in 1982.
A native of Freeport, New York, Dunn received a B.S. degree in Science from Pennsylvania State University. She holds an M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. She completed a surgery residency and was chief surgical resident at Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.
Dunn is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a past president of the Association of Women Surgeons and the Dayton Surgical Society.
Dunn has won numerous teaching and research awards, including the Wright State University Academy of Medicine's award for Excellence in Medical Education and Research. In 1995 she was selected for the prestigious Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) fellowship at Hahneman University in Philadelphia.