DAYTON—Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine has named Jerome L. Yaklic, M.D., M.B.A., FACOG, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has served as acting chair since May 1, 2012.
Yaklic has been an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2010, and serves as medical director for Wright State Physicians Women’s Health Care.
Yaklic has served two stints as a faculty member at Wright State. As an active duty service member in the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, he served on the faculty of the WSU Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1996 to 2000, when he left to become the founding/managing partner of Lake Huron Ob/Gyn PLLC in the small rural community of Bad Axe, Mich. During his time in Bad Axe, Yaklic also held several positions at local hospitals, including chief of staff at Huron Medical Center. He returned to Dayton in 2010 to become the medical director of Wright State Physicians Women’s Health Care.
“Dr. Yaklic is well respected and as acting chair has advanced the mission of the department,” said Marjorie Bowman, M.D., M.P.A., dean of the Boonshoft School of Medicine. “The department has flourished under his leadership, and we are pleased to name him chair.”
In addition to his role at Wright State, Yaklic is also a medical staff member of the Miami Valley Hospital and continues to see patients at the Wright State Physicians Women's Health Care practice and Five Rivers Health Center for Women's Health. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of the American Urogynecologic Society, the American Medical Association, the Montgomery County Medical Society and the Ohio State Medical Society.