John C. Kunesh, M.D., was appointed to Wright State University Board of Trustees for term ending June 30, 2014, replacing Matthew O. Diggs, Jr.

Kunesh a managing partner of the Kunesh Eye Center, Inc., was appointed to the board in 2005. He also teaches as an assistant clinical professor for the Division of Ophthalmology in the Department of Surgery at Wright State University as well as for the Department of Ophthalmology at The Ohio State University. Dr. Kunesh serves as surgical instructor for resident physicians at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center Eye Clinic.

Dr. Kunesh earned a Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and a medical degree, magna cum laude, from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Kunesh is a volunteer physician for the Reach Out Montgomery County Clinic and Prevent Blindness Ohio. He has served on the associate board of The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. He was past president of the Dayton Area Society of Ophthalmology. He currently serves on the board of the Ohio Ophthalmologic Society.

Dr. Kunesh and his wife, Sarah, have three children.

Term ends 2014.