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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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The conference will be held on April 21, 2022.
Dr. Eyra Agudu is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist who comes to us from Ohio Health.

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Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25, 2022
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Wright State renal physiologist Clintoria Williams receives prestigious kidney research grant

Clintoria R. Williams, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology, received the 2022 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant through KidneyCure.

Wright State microbiologist Oleg Paliy wins Fulbright Scholarship

Oleg Paliy, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, will research the gut microbiota of Egyptian teenagers as part of his Fulbright Fellowship.

Bad to the Boon

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine welcomed 132 new students during a special ceremony on July 9, formally marking the start of their medical education.

Graduation triumvirate

Siblings Melissa, Jacob and Joshua Ward graduated together as members of Wright State’s spring class of 2022
Wright State's spring commencement ceremonies were three times as special for the Ward family, who celebrated the graduation of siblings Melissa, Jacob and Joshua.