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After intense study and specialized training, medical students in the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2020 will receive their M.D. degrees during the school’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 17.

Match Day 2020


On March 20, 2020, graduating students of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine matched into outstanding residency programs, including Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, Emory University, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University, Wake Forest University, and Wright State University.




New students received the symbol of their chosen profession — the white coat — and took their first oath of professional medical ethics at the Convocation and White Coat Ceremony.


For over two decades, first-year students at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine have visited with students in Dayton Public Schools (DPS). Every year, for two Fridays in May, medical students visit the youngsters at Kiser Elementary.
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It may be hard to tell by the looks of them, but your hands are teeming with microbial life. And each one of those little bugs could give you a communicable disease. Infectious disease experts and other health care providers on the front lines of fighting communicable diseases know the dangers.
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The American Cancer Society estimates that 142,670 people will die from lung cancer in the United States in 2019. The disease is the second-most common cancer in both men and women. Researchers at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine are trying to make a difference.
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Culture Works and the Montgomery County, Ohio Arts & Cultural District have selected Jonathan Pincus, M.F.A., for an Artist Opportunity Grant.
Dr. Joon Shim, assistant professor of surgery at the Boonshoft School of Medicine and surgeon with Wright State Physicians, talked weight loss surgery on WDTN's Living Dayton.


Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 5:30 pm to 9 pm
The Steam Plant, 617 E. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Sunday, May 17, 2020, 4:30 pm to 7 pm
Schuster Center

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Weekly online Faculty Senate lecture series launches with a talk on the coronavirus

The weekly SiP (Shelter in Place) Lecture Series will feature talks on timely topics by Wright State faculty experts.

Wright State medical student aids Dayton and Montgomery County public health response

Jessica Sokol spearheads a new non-clinical elective that will oversee Wright State medical students who volunteer at the health department, working the phone lines and contact tracing.

Gary LeRoy ’88 featured in national news articles on coronavirus

Gary LeRoy, associate dean of student affairs and admissions at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, has been a popular source for media during the coronavirus pandemic.

Wright State medical student to receive Excellence in Public Health Award

Megan Smith, an M.D./M.P.H. dual-degree student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, will be recognized for her involvement in public health issues in the community.