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About Ronald Markert

Dr. Markert earned his undergraduate degree from Mansfield University in Pennsylvania and graduate degrees from Michigan State University.  His Ph.D. is in educational psychology.  Born in Renovo, Pennsylvania, Dr. Markert began his career in education as a high school English teacher in New York, Michigan, and Australia. 
 
Since 1976 Dr. Markert has been on the medical school faculty of Michigan State University, North Texas State University, Wright State University, Creighton University, and Tulane University.  He returned to Wright State in August 2006 where he is currently one of three professors holding the special rank of University Professor, an honor reserved for full professors who have made outstanding contributions beyond their own disciplines.
 
Dr. Markert taught courses in Biostatistics and then Evidence Based Medicine from 1980 through 2010.  Wright State School of Medicine named Dr. Markert Teacher of the Year in 1984, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1997, and 2000.  WSU named him distinguished university professor of teaching in 1995. 
 
In 2000 Dr. Markert received the nation’s highest teaching award in medicine, the Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, from the Association of American Medical Colleges and Alpha Omega Alpha.  Dr. Markert is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a distinction seldom bestowed on non-physicians.
 
Dr. Markert is an educational psychologist, biostatistician, and psychometrician.  Today he consults on medical education research and on clinical studies in medicine and surgery.  Currently, his most prominent areas of investigation are trauma surgery, infectious diseases, cardiology, and gastroenterology.  He has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers in medical education and clinical medicine journals.  The scholarly work of Dr. Markert and his co-investigators has been presented at over 400 regional, national, and international professional meetings.

Positions

August 2006 - Present Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
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September 1976 - January 2978 Assistant Professor, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine ‐ Office of Educational Resources
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July 2014 - June 2019 University Professor, Wright State University Internal Medicine
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January 2010 - February 2018 Professor, Wright State University Surgery
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April 2007 - June 2013 Professor, Wright State University Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
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August 2003 - July 2007 Director, Tulane University ‐ Medical Education
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August 2000 - March 2003 Director, Creighton University ‐ Medical Education
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July 1989 - August 2000 Professor and Director of Educational Development and Evaluation, Wright State University Internal Medicine
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July 1988 - July 1989 Professor and Acting Chair, Wright State University Postgraduate Medicine and Continuing Education
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May 1980 - July 1988 Associate Professor and Head, Evaluation Consulation Services, Wright State University Postgraduate Medicine and Continuing Education
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January 1978 - May 1980 Assistant Professor and Director of Evaluation, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Curriculum Vitae




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Contact Information

Boonshoft School of Medicine
Wright State University
Weber CHE Bldg, 2nd Floor
128 East Apple Street
Dayton, Ohio 45409-2902
Phone: (937) 208-2869

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