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Dr. Thomas Herchline

Professor of Medicine
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Brief Biography:

Graduate of University of Cincinnati School of Medicine (1985). Completed Infectious Diseases Fellowship (1990) at Ohio State University. Served in the US Air Force at Keesler AFB (1990-1995) and Wright-Patterson AFB (1995-1997). Joined the faculty at Wright State University full time in 1996. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.


Academic positions:

Professor of Medicine, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Medical Director for Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County. Civil Surgeon for the US Citizen and Immigration Services.


Research interests:

Research interests include tuberculosis, staphylococci, sexually transmitted diseases and public health.


Any other information:

Course Director, Health Care in the Global Community, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University.


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

This is the direction that scientific publications need to head. There is a need for greater transparency in the review process. Costs are making it more difficult to publish which works against the publication of the broadest range of research.