Author Archives: Heather Maurer

Surgeons travel to Sri Lanka to teach, share knowledge

Boonshoft School of Medicine professors traveled to Sri Lanka to teach residents and surgeons about the latest developments in trauma and minimally invasive surgery. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Surgery |

Wright State research team finds increase in deaths from fentanyl and fentanyl analogs

Evidence from the study indicates the increasing and substantial role of illicitly manufactured fentanyl and the declining presence of heroin and pharmaceutical opioids in overdose fatalities. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Chemistry, CITAR, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Boonshoft School of Medicine approved for a $25,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The funding will support a research project focused on understanding the health needs of Ohio’s refugee population. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medicine, News, Research |

Interdisciplinary team awarded grants to transform primary care curriculum and opioid addiction training

The federal grant will help transform the primary care curriculum across faculty and graduate and undergraduate programs in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics in addition to nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medicine, News, Nursing & Health, Professional Psychology |

Medical student helps indigenous Mayan population in Guatemala

Brianna Williamson, a Boonshoft School of Medicine student, took a year off from medical school to immerse herself in rural Guatemala and care for patients. Continue reading

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Robert L. Mott Jr. named medical director of CTRA

Robert Mott is retired U.S. Army colonel with 22 years of experience in population medicine, medical education, research, policy development, international health, corporate medicine and medical leadership. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, BSOM alumni, CITAR, Faculty, Home news sidebar, Medicine, Military & Veterans, News |

Medical students gain insight through global health experience in Malawi

Three Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine students helped clinicians with patients, checked on new mothers and worked in nutrition clinics, where they measured and documented children’s growth and immunizations. Continue reading

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Medical students learn about treating refugee populations

Boonshoft School of Medicine students presented research about refugee patient communities and their health concerns at the North American Refugee Health Conference in Toronto. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Center for Global Health, Family Medicine, Home news sidebar, Medical Research, Medical Students, Medicine, News, Research |

Boonshoft School of Medicine graduate recognized with outstanding intern teacher award

As an internal medicine resident, Anna-Maria South sees patients at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center and other rural hospitals in the state. Continue reading

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Convocation ceremony marks start of medical education for class of 2021

The Boonshoft School of Medicine will welcome 115 students during a special ceremony on July 9, formally marking the start of their medical education. Continue reading

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