Margaret M. Dunn, M.D., M.B.A., FACS, has been elected to a three-year term as a member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). A general surgeon, Dunn serves as professor of surgery, executive associate dean in the medical school, and president and chief executive officer of Wright State Physicians. She was elected to the board during the college’s annual Clinical Congress in Washington, D.C.
As a member of the Board of Regents, Dunn will have a role in formulating policy and directing the affairs of the college, which currently has more than 77,000 members. The regents have the ultimate responsibility for managing the affairs of the college.
Dunn received an M.D. degree in 1977 from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. She went on to complete an internship and a surgery residency at Einstein Montefiore, in Bronx, N.Y. Dunn attained certification in 1983 from the American Board of Surgery, and has been a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 1986.
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical patient.