Family Medicine

Boonshoft School of Medicine alumna presented with 2020 Family Physician of the Year award

The Family Physician of the Year award is presented annually to a family physician in Ohio who exhibits extraordinary, beyond-the-call-of-duty merit. Continue reading

Kate Conway named Family Medicine Educator of the Year

Kate Conway, assistant professor of family medicine and alumna of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, was honored by the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians. Continue reading

Gary LeRoy ’88 featured in national news articles on coronavirus

Gary LeRoy, associate dean of student affairs and admissions at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, has been a popular source for media during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

Managing communicable diseases

The best way to prevent getting sick is to wash your hands. Yet many people are lax about it. Continue reading

Boonshoft School of Medicine begins three-year track to M.D. degree

Students admitted to the three-year track will receive conditional admittance to a Wright State residency program, starting with the Departments of Family Medicine and Pediatrics. Continue reading

Lizbeth Bible ’02 entered medical school at 50 years old

Lizbeth Bible fulfilled a lifelong dream when she graduated from the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine and opened a private medical practice. Continue reading

Award supports health care provider training on addiction screening in 14 western Ohio counties

The funds will support expanded training for health care professionals in the region who treat those suffering from opioid use disorder and other ailments stemming from substance misuse. Continue reading

Virtual and augmented reality immersion program seeks to help health care providers better understand patients

The team will develop a virtual and augmented reality immersion program to help health professionals better understand the social determinants of health, the economic and social conditions that affect an individual’s health. Continue reading

Survey to assess needs of older Miami Valley LGBTQ population for first time

Bonnshoft School of Medicine White Hall

Students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine are working with an alliance of community organizations to lead the LGBTQ Aging with Pride Survey. Continue reading

Gary LeRoy named president-elect of American Academy of Family Physicians

Gary LeRoy, associate dean for student affairs and admissions at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, will also serve a one-year term as president of the AAFP, followed by a one-year term as AAFP chair. Continue reading