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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 1997

WSU Academy of Medicine honors Patel as Outstanding Student

DAYTON, OHIO -- The Wright State University Academy of Medicine presented Manish P. Patel with its Outstanding 4th-Year Student Award recently at the Academy's annual dinner. The award is presented annually to a fourth-year student at Wright State School of Medicine in recognition of leadership and scholastic abilities. Included in the honor is a $1500 cash prize.

After graduation from Wright State University School of Medicine, Patel will begin a physician residency in urology at the University of North Carolina. Patel earned a bachlor of science degree from Rutgers University College of Pharmacy.

The Academy of Medicine is a professional organization of the Wright State School of Medicine faculty. In addition to recognizing professional achievement in medical education and research, the Academy provides financial assistance to Wright State medical students.