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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 10, 2007

Dunn Appointed Executive Associate Dean at
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Margaret DunnDAYTON, OHIO-Margaret M. Dunn, M.D., M.B.A., has been appointed executive associate dean of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and president and CEO of Wright State Physicians, Inc., the largest multi-specialty group of physicians in the Miami Valley.

Dr. Dunn is currently associate dean for faculty and clinical affairs and a professor of surgery at Wright State, serving as a faculty member since 1982. A native of Freeport, New York, she received a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and holds an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. She completed her surgery residency and served as chief surgical resident at Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. She completed an M.B.A. at Wright State University and is a member of the honorary medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

Dunn is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is past president of both the Association of Women Surgeons and the Ohio Chapter, American College of Surgeons, and has held leadership positions in American College of Surgeons. She has won numerous teaching and research awards, including the Wright State University Academy of Medicine's award for Excellence in Medical Education, and was selected for the prestigious Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) fellowship. In 2002 she received the Distinguished Member Award from the Association of Women Surgeons. Dunn serves on several community boards, including the Dayton Clinical Oncology Program and Premier Community Health.

Wright State Physicians, Inc., is comprised of more than 150 physicians affiliated with Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. The group provides primary care or specialty care in a wide range of specialized diagnostic and treatment services throughout the Greater Miami Valley.

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