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Graduation

After intense study and specialized training, medical students in the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2021 will be able to experience the school’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 2nd.

Match Day 2021

On March 19, 2021, graduating students of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, alongside medical students nationwide, will be participating in the Annual Match Day Ceremonies at 12:00 p.m. ET. 

Community

In 1867, what would become the Dayton Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center was then known as the National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Central Branch. In Dayton, it was simply known as the “Soldiers’ Home.” At its peak in 1884, the Home provided all levels of care to over 7,000 veterans and, by 1910, over half a million Americans were visiting the Home each year.
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Education

Public health education continually evolves along with changing health challenges. The focus must shift because there are always new diseases and threats on the horizon. To compensate for the fluid nature of the field, many public health programs tend to specialize in certain areas of training.
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Research

Sahana Venkatesh, M.D., a first-year internal medicine resident at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, is leading research into the toxicity of chemotherapy treatments on military veterans. The results of the effort may one day help health care providers to better tailor chemotherapy treatments to veterans suffering from cancer.
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Announcements

On March 24, Dr. Chris Wild, '17 gave a lecture on the trauma cases he performed during his recent deployment in Afghanistan. Dr. Wild is a recent graduate of the Wright State Residency program and is currently working in Dayton at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. After his lecture, Dr. Wild presented a flag that was flown in Afghanistan in honor of the orthopedic department and to thank our attendings for his training.

Symposiums

Wright State University COVID Vaccines Virtual Symposium January 19, 2021

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Solar activity

Wright State researchers Jeffrey Travers and Yanfang Chen win $1.7 million NIH grant to study effects of sunlight
A super sunscreen for people hypersensitive to the searing rays of the sun could be the end result of research in the Wright State Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Making the world a better place

The Pran Malhotra Education Fund honors a successful Indian immigrant who aspired to help others
Wright State alumnus Raj Malhotra hopes the scholarship will inspire students to follow his father’s lead and persevere until they have achieved their dreams.

Boonshoft School of Medicine faculty member Zaiba Malik named among the world’s most influential female figures in ophthalmology

Zaiba Malik, a clinical assistant professor of surgery, was recognized by the Ophthalmologist magazine.

Wright State awarded nearly $2.4 million in Choose Ohio First scholarship money

Choose Ohio First scholars work with career and academic advisers from their first year of enrollment through graduation.