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WesternU Alumni – COMPCME

COMP’s 8th Annual CME Conference

Saturday, May 2, 2015

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WesternU’s Health Education Center

Lecture Hall 1 ~ Second Floor

701 E 2nd St ~ Pomona, CA



Access lecture presentations at www.westernu.edu/osteopathic/osteopathic-academics/cme/.

6:30 a.m. Registration Opens
     Coffee Available
7:00-7:10 a.m.

Welcome: Osteopathic Philosophy and Medical Education
     David Connett, DO ’84, Vice Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
          Conference Moderator

7:10-8:00 a.m. Session 1
     High Altitude Medicine

     David Connett, DO ’84 – Vice Dean
8:00-9:50 a.m.

Breakfast with the Docs – During breakfast (which is included in your registration fee), take a break from learning and
become the teacher as you share your knowledge and experience with a small group of current COMP students
interested in your particular specialty. Also during this time, Sigma Sigma Phi, the official National Osteopathic Honors
Fraternity, will be holding their annual silent auction. 

9:50-10:40 a.m. Session 2
     Strategies in Stroke Prevention

     Adeel Popalzai, DO ’07
10:40-11:30 a.m. Session 3
     Adrenal Potpourri

     Airani Sathananthan, MD – Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch (silent auction continues) and Session 4
     Unique Issues in Geriatric Medicine
     Anna Yeung, DO ’03 – Assistant Professor, Family Medicine
12:30-1:20 p.m. Session 5
     Current Controversies in Anticoagulation Management in Atrial Fibrillation
     Cheri Siverstein, MD – Assistant Professor, Western Diabetes Institute
1:20-1:30 p.m. Break
1:30-2:20 p.m. Session 6
     Bone Marrow Concentrate: The Next Generation of Biologic Injectables for Osteoarthritis
     Vishal Thakral, DO
2:20-3:10 p.m. Session 7
     Are We Ready for Influenza Pandemic?
     Ha Cam Tang, DO ’97
3:10-3:20 p.m. Break
     Walk to OMM Lab (Health Sciences Center, 450 E Second St, Second Floor)
3:20-4:10 p.m. Session 8
     Evidence Base of OMT: Research Update
     Michael Seffinger, DO – Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
4:10-5:00 p.m. Session 9
     OMT Skills Training

     Michael Seffinger, DO – Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

 Access lecture presentations at www.westernu.edu/osteopathic/osteopathic-academics/cme/.



Registration is closed. Refund requests must have been submitted by Monday, April 20, 2015.