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Convocation

Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., Dayton Masonic Center

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

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

Boonshoft School of Medicine student answering phone, contact tracing

 

They have quickly become detectives in the war against COVID-19. Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) students say conducting contact tracing of people testing positive for the virus has been challenging but underscores its importance in limiting the spread of the pandemic.
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Education

Boonshoft School of Medicine faculty teaching medicine with mask

 

Quickly switching to virtual instruction, maintaining personal connections with students and shouldering an increased workload were among the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic for the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) faculty.
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Research

Young student in mask getting temperature taken

 

Quarantining students for close contact to a COVID-19-infected classmate, even if they don’t become sick, is causing children to miss a substantial amount of in-person class. In a nine-week grading period, a 14-day quarantine, which health officials recommended for most of the school year, would result in a student missing nearly one-fourth of in-person class time.
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Announcements

Dr. Eyra Agudu is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist who comes to us from Ohio Health.
The American Medical Association national conference, ChangeMedEd, accepted a poster by Wright State researchers discussing a virtual symposium.

Events

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 11 am to Noon
WebEx Link/Room Location will be sent weekly to faculty, staff, and students via email
Friday, October 1, 2021, 2 pm to 3 pm
— Canceled
101 NEC

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News

Hongmei Ren receives $2.4 million in federal research awards to explore therapies for muscular dystrophy

Hongmei Ren, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health and an Idea Development award from the Department of Defense.

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Tazeen Ahmed ’14, ’17 fights the stigma of mental health
Tazeen Ahmed found her true passion in suicide prevention after working for the health departments of both Warren and Montgomery counties.

Medical student Oumou Fofana receives prestigious scholarships from two national programs

Oumou Fofana, a medical student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, hopes to play a role in reducing health care disparities in underserved communities.

Five undergraduate students receive Women in Science research awards

The Women in Science Giving Circle enhances the educational and professional success of female students and faculty members in STEMM disciplines.