Welcome! As a WesternU alumnus or alumna, you are automatically a member of the WesternU Alumni Association, a network of over 13,000 graduates of Western University of Health Sciences. Alumni like you have an established presence in every state in the U.S., as well as in a dozen territories and overseas countries. Regardless of where you are residing, we hope that you will stay in touch as the Alumni Office is committed to providing assistance to you throughout your journey as a healthcare professional and beyond.

We love to hear all your exciting news, so please share new contact information, jobs, publications, presentations, awards, honors, marriages, births, etc… Anything you would like to share, we would love to hear about it and share it with your classmates in the Class Notes section of the WesternU View!  We also welcome all photos pertaining to your updates. Click here to share your news!


COMP dedicates treadmill desks
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 announcing that two treadmill desks are available to use for students, staff and faculty. The ceremony was held in HEC room No. 2042 where the two treadmill desks are housed.
COMP student Karim Fahmy, middle left, and College of Dental Medicine student Diana Liao, middle right, championed getting the desks on campus in Pomona. To the far left is COMP media web specialist Crystal Rivera and far right is COMP Chair for the Department of Clinical Sciences Marcel Fraix, DO. (Jeff Malet, WesternU)
Two treadmill desks in Room 2042 of the Health Education Center are available for everyone on Western University of Health Sciences’ Pomona campus to use. The College of Osteopathic Medicine ...Read More
WesternU College of Dental Medicine student develops dental emergency app
College of Dental Medicine student Corey Stein received the American Dental Association's 2016 Robert H. Ahlstrom New Investigator Award for his work on a smartphone app he created called DentaCom. He created the app to improve emergency dental care. (Jeff Malet, WesternU)
An after-hours broken tooth led Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine student Corey Stein to develop a mobile application to help people in need of emergency dental ...Read More
WesternU College of Graduate Nursing receives 10-year accreditation
Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Graduate Nursing has received a 10-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CGN previously received a 10-year accreditation in 2006. ...Read More


WesternU Connect

WesternU ConnectThe Alumni office is celebrating the year anniversary of WesternUConnect! Through this online networking platform, you will be able to reconnect with your classmates, stay up to date on campus news, provide and/or receive career advice, and even connect with alumni in your area.


Throughout the year, the Alumni Office works with our campus partners to invite alumni to various events, including receptions at professional conferences, regional networking mixers, class reunions, on-campus lectures, and more! We hope that you will JOIN US at an upcoming event!

alumni mixersCome to and Alumni Networking Mixer near you in 2017! Click Here to check out the upcoming cities.


East West 2017

Save the Date! 11th Annual East West Scholarship Dinner on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at  the Hilton San Gabriel, CA. Click Here for more details!


alumni benefitsAll WesternU alumni are automatically members of the Alumni Association, and as such, you have access to a variety of benefits. Take advantage of special services like the Alumni Job Board and L.A. Fitness discounts just for you.

Pumerantz Library Access

As alumni, you are able to use the library’s complete collection of electronic resources when you come on-campus to visit the library.. A complete list of Library resources available to alumni can be found online or by contacting the Library directly at (909) 469-5323 or reference@westernu.edu.


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Yousuf_JafareyYousuf Jafarey, DVM ’10, a member of the Jacksonville (Fla.) Zoo and Gardens Marine Mammal Response Team, worked with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for five hours to successfully rescue a 9-foot, 950-pound female manatee from a 36-inch storm drain in Jacksonville, Fla. The mammal was then transported to SeaWorld Orlando for a health evaluation and rehabilitation. Click here to read more on this story! 

Wallace WongWallace Wong, OD ’14 developed Artometry, an online source for original artwork exclusively created for optometrists by an optometrist! Dr. Wong’s collections feature photography and design cleverly displayed to spark interest for all viewers. Many of his creations have an element of patient education and optometry awareness. Click here to checkout the Artometry website! 

Joel AbbottChesapeake Urology welcomed urologist Joel E. Abbott, DO ’09, a specialist in the diagnosis, treatment and management of large and complex kidney stones, to the practice’s Glen Burnie office… Click here for the article.

Whitney GreeneWhitney Greene, DVM ’16, is featured in news coverage of 58-year-old elephant Ruth’s recovery from a life-threatening gastrointestinal blockage…Click here to read more