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CPM Founding Dean Lawrence Harkless to retire

Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine Founding Dean Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM, FACFAS, MAPWCA, will retire on June 30, 2017.

“We have been fortunate to have Larry Harkless at our University as a leader, a mentor, a colleague, and most of all a teacher to the hundreds of students who became podiatrists on his watch,” said WesternU President Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD. “With unique energy and ambition, he set the College on a path to success by…



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Interprofessional Education (IPE)

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Collaboration and teamwork among health professionals are important aspects to the delivery of high-quality patient care. A landmark report by the Institute of Medicine suggests health care workforce preparation should include interprofessional education (IPE).
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State of the University 2017

State of the University 2017

Western University of Health Sciences President Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD, gave his first State of the University address March 1, 2017, offering a message of inclusion, celebration and collaboration to sustain and expand WesternU as the nation’s most nimble, innovative and audacious graduate health sciences university. Click to read more…

WSCUC Steering Committee

WesternU Steering Committee

WesternU has created a committee to help guide the University through its accreditation reaffirmation cycle, which concludes in 2018. The WSCUC (WASC Senior College and University Commission) Reaffirmation Steering Committee consists of 12 members representing a cross section of the University.
Follow this link, http://www.westernu.edu/ire/ire-accreditation/wscuc/, for FAQs and answers, a list of members, and to track the committee’s progress. Later this year, the WesternU community will be invited to provide input for the University’s Institution Report to WSUSC.
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WesternU News

WesternU kicks off three days of Commencement ceremonies

Western University of Health Sciences President Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD, presided over his first Commencement ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California May 17, 2017. The College ...Read More

WesternU to celebrate Commencement

Western University of Health Sciences will award more than 1,000 degrees in Pasadena, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore., marking the first Commencement ceremonies presided over by WesternU President Daniel R. Wilson, ...Read More

Recital hall dedicated to Dr. Cohen

Music and memories filled WesternU’s Health Education Center Tuesday, April 18, 2017, as the second-floor recital hall was dedicated to Benjamin L. Cohen, DO, former provost and chief executive officer ...Read More


Joelo Abbott, COMP ’09Chesapeake Urology welcomed urologist Joel E. Abbott, COMP ’09, a specialist in the diagnosis, treatment and management of large and complex kidney stones, to the practice’s Glen Burnie office …Read More


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