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Celebrating 40 years

Join us in celebrating 40 years of purpose.

Virtual Graduation

Sat
2
May

After intense study and specialized training, medical students in the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine class of 2020 will be able to experience the school’s virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 2nd at 2 pm.

Match Day 2020

Fri
20
Mar

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.

 

Convocation

Sun
12
Jul

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.

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

Carlson will be retiring as a professor of population and public health sciences and as the director of the Center for Interventions, Treatment, and Addictions Research (CITAR).
The medical school will hold its first-ever virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 2.

Events

Monday, September 7, 2020
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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News

Boonshoft School of Medicine students assist with COVID-19 testing

Twelve Boonshoft School of Medicine students assisted Five Rivers Health Centers at two COVID-19 pop-up testing sites in June.

Boonshoft School of Medicine alumna presented with 2020 Family Physician of the Year award

The Family Physician of the Year award is presented annually to a family physician in Ohio who exhibits extraordinary, beyond-the-call-of-duty merit.

Valerie Weber of Drexel University appointed dean of the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine

Valerie Weber is professor of medicine and the Deborah J. Tuttle, M.D., and John P. Piper, M.D., senior vice dean for educational affairs at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Wright State to collaborate with Air Force on testing for COVID-19 antibodies

The study involves researchers from the 711th Human Performance Wing, Courtney Sulentic, an associate professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology; and Mateen Rizki, chair of computer science and engineering.