Brenda Roman Associate Dean

Brenda Roman


Associate Dean Clinical Medicine


Dr. Roman brings over 25 years of experience as an educator, clinician, and researcher to this role. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1988 and completed her residency in psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati Hospital system in 1992. She then joined the faculty at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, where she was the founding chair of the Department of Medical Education and served as the Associate Dean for Medical Education for four years. Previously, she was Assistant Dean for six years and the Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry for 18 years.

As Associate Dean, Dr. Roman hopes to build upon the University's foundation of excellence in medical education and strengthen the school's community partnerships and student experience.

  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation in 2014
  • Fred Sierles, MD Award for Excellence in Psychiatry Education in 2020.
  • Honored with the Central Group on Educational Affairs Laureate Award by the Association of American Medical Colleges in 2020.
  • Dr. Roman has been widely published in over 50 publications in medical education. Her clinical work has focused on the college and homeless populations, and her scholarly work focuses on medical education, curriculum development, and women's mental health issues. 
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