The Boonshoft School of Medicine will hold its annual graduation ceremony on Friday, May 26. Each student's journey through medical school is unique. Read about the journeys of Brittainy Erby, Jared Liston, Minh-Tri Nguyen, Kevin Purcell, Ashley Subler, and Susan Wherley.
The U.S. Public Health Service will recognize Nicholaus J. Christian with a 2017 Public Health Award. The award recognizes medical students who are involved in public health issues in their community.
WDTN Channel 2 News interviewed medical student Nick Christian about the Student Opioid Coalition.
Kristen Free White plans to serve her community as a rural pediatrician.
Medical students learned how to administer Naloxone, also known as Narcan, the drug used to treat opioid overdoses, at an event led by the Student Opioid Coalition.
A Wright State University research update on recent fentanyl outbreaks in the Dayton area found that of 100 overdose deaths reviewed, 99 percent had illicit fentanyl in their systems. The Community Overdose Action Team is issuing an alert regarding the possibility of experiencing an overdose when coming into physical contact with drugs that contain fentanyl.
The Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers Region IV are sponsoring a seminar about the mental health needs of seniors on June 13 at the Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center.
The Dayton Daily News quoted Sara Paton, Ph.D., in an article about life expectancy. Dr. Paton is an associate professor and epidemiologist in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences. http://bit.ly/2pCnrVX
Kara Yutzy Callahan, a third-year medical student, spoke at the Choose Ohio First 2017 Scholar Showcase at the Ohio Statehouse.
Dr. Peter Ekeh, Dr. Gregory Semon and Dr. Joon Shim will speak at the hernia awareness seminar on Wednesday, May 17.
Dr. Ann Burke, professor and pediatric residency program director, was honored by the Association of Pediatric Program Directors with an award that recognizes extraordinary and innovative contributions in pediatric graduate medical education.
Phil Walker II, an M.D./Ph.D. dual-degree student, spent his spring break in Uganda studying neurosurgery with a team from Duke University.
Astrid Medina, a first-year medical student, hopes to inspire more Latina doctors. The underrepresented minority scholarship is making her dream of becoming a doctor possible.
Paul J. Hershberger, Ph.D., a clinical health psychologist, writes about loneliness in his latest blog post. He is a professor and director of the Division of Behavioral Health in the Department of Family Medicine at the Boonshoft School of Medicine.