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!


FamilyCare Health founder joins WesternU board
Western University of Health Sciences’ Board of Trustees has named FamilyCare Health co-founder Jeff Heatherington as its newest member. Portland, Oregon-based FamilyCare Health is a Medicare and Medicaid managed care ...Read More
COMP Professor James May leaves lasting legacy
As the architect of Western University of Health Sciences’ Commencement ceremonies, the designer of its anatomy labs, and an early adopter of computers on campus, College of Osteopathic Medicine of ...Read More
WesternU Eye Care Institute patient receives life-changing donation
Ontario resident Thelma Lindenbauer has a lot of catching up to do. Lindenbauer, 92, was diagnosed four years ago with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is the leading cause of ...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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Minh-Ha TranMinh-Ha Tran, DO ’00 is hosting the 2nd Annual Hematology Symposium on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Disney Paradise Pier hotel in Anaheim, CA. The symposium will offer up to 6.25 Category I AMA CME credits for attendees and is open to anyone interested in the care of patients with hematology disorders. Click here for more information.

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.