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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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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.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021, 11 am to Noon
146 Russ Engineering Center
Thursday, November 4, 2021, 11 am to Noon
146 Russ Engineering Center
Thursday, November 4, 2021, 5 pm to 7 pm
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A fitting gift

Wright State medical alumni donate bicycle racks to honor late classmate
Late medical student Sean Bush is honored with customized bicycle racks bearing his name outside White Hall.

Wright State to hold public health careers panel and networking event

Scheduled for Nov. 4, Public Health Careers 101 will include a panel discussion with Wright State Master of Public Health alumni.

Student investigations spotlighted at College of Science and Mathematics’ Festival of Research

The Festival of Research featured podium talks by student researchers and a poster session.

Wright State, Premier Health formalize academic affiliation pact

Wright State and Premier Health will collaborate on the training of medical students, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, as well as partner on academic, clinical and research initiatives.