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Juliann Althoff, M.D., an Ohio native, has returned to Dayton to continue assisting in research and to oversee operations for the Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton (NAMRU-D). The organization's mission is to optimize the readiness, performance, and survivability of operational forces through environmental health effects, toxicology, and aerospace medical research and development. 
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Mortality and morbidity conferences, which are departmental reviews of cases with less-than-ideal outcomes, have long been a part of medical education in nearly every specialty. They serve as a natural stage for the examination of systematic inequities in health care. 
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Research

 

In April 2021, a 4-year-old underwent a novel brain surgery at Dayton Children’s Hospital. With four catheters inserted through the little boy’s skull, the surgeon injected into his brain a fluid containing over 37 trillion viral particles, each containing DNA for a human gene, a first-of-its-kind experimental gene therapy for Canavan disease.
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Announcements

The American Medical Association national conference, ChangeMedEd, accepted a poster by Wright State researchers discussing a virtual symposium.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ngozi F. Anachebe, Pharm.D, M.D., FACOG, to the position of Vice Dean for Educational Affairs at Boonshoft School of Medicine, effective October 18, 2021.

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Wright State, Air Force Research Laboratory collaborate on novel cognitive performance research project

Wright State researcher Sherif Elbasiouny and Justin Estepp, a Ph.D. in engineering student, are collaborating on a novel cognitive performance research project for the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine graduate embraces role of trailblazer

Olatunde Bashorun is the first African American male student from the Boonshoft School of Medicine to match into a competitive integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery residency program.

Wright State Libraries honor graduating students as 2024 Top Scholars

Seven Top Scholars were awarded a book in their subject area that is now a permanent part of the Wright State University Libraries’ collection.

118 students receive medical degrees during Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine graduation

After four or more years of intense study and specialized training, 118 medical students received their medical degrees from Wright State’s Boonshoft School of Medicine during a graduation ceremony on April 28.