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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

Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 11 am to Noon
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Thursday, November 5, 2020, 11 am to Noon
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Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11 am to Noon
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News

Boonshoft School of Medicine Master of Public Health program provides contact tracing support

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the Dayton region, Master of Public Health Program leaders immediately reached out to help.

Boonshoft School of Medicine program director recognized as a global woman icon

Terry Oroszi, director of graduate programs in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, will receive the Woman Icon award for 2020, part of the third edition of the iWoman Global Awards.

Newly appointed chief medical officer is Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine alum

Melissa Clark, a 1999 graduate of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, was appointed chief medical officer for CCI Health & Wellness Services in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Internationally recognized vascular surgeon to give talk in Richard Dewall Surgical Innovation Lecture Series

Boonshoft School of Medicine visiting professor Patrick E. Muck will give a virtual presentation on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.