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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2002
Wright State's Medical School Initiates
New Members into Honor Society
The Wright State chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AoA) National Medical Honor Society inducted new members in April.
This year's faculty initiates are John R. Donnelly, M.D., associate professor of family medicine and community health, and predoctoral director for the Department of Family Medicine, and William M. Klykylo, M.D., professor of psychiatry and pediatrics and the Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
This year's alumni initiates are Robert Brandt, M.D. (Class of 1980), and Terrence S. Schneiderman, M.D., (Class of 1982). Brandt, clinical associate professor of family medicine, is widely recognized for his work with AIDS/HIV, and Schneiderman is a local otolaryngologist. Resident physician initiates are Aaron A. Buerk, M.D., and Steve Burdette, M.D., (Class of 2000).
Also elected into AWA are current medical students from the Class of 2002: Sarah D. Corathers, Ryan A. Leahy, Scott R. Monnin, David L. Rogers, James T. Rosneck, David L. Smith, Carrie C. Strauss, Harry R. Vanderwal, Peter E. Vonderau, David R. Wilkinson. From the Class of 2003 initiates are: Deepa Channaiah, Kimberly G. Deringer, Jacob B. Jones, and Marlo N. Oyster.
Alpha Omega Alpha, the only nationwide medical honor society, was founded in 1902 to recognize and promote excellence in the medical profession. The society's aims include promoting scholarship and research among medical students and graduates, and recognizing high attainment in medical science.