Welcome! As a WesternU alumnus or alumna, you are automatically a member of the WesternU Alumni Association, a network of more than 14,000 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!
WesternUConnect is a free and secure web-based platform designed to connect WesternU students and alumni for professional networking and career advice, as well as help you keep in touch with classmates, make new contacts in your specialty or region, find out about upcoming events, stay up to date on campus news, and more! Signing up takes just about one minute with your existing LinkedIn or Facebook account, or you can register using your email address. Get connected today!
All WesternU alumni are automatically members of the WesternU Alumni Association and are therefore eligible for discounted fitness club memberships and insurance, library and job board access, networking opportunities, debt management services, email for life and more. Make sure you’re taking advantage of all your alumni benefits by visiting http://www.westernu.edu/alumni/alumnibenefits/.
Several events are planned in the coming months. Join us at the Alumni Networking Mixer on Feb. 21 in Pasadena and at the College of Pharmacy’s
5K Run/Walk on Mar. 3 in San Dimas. On campus, we have Dr. Pumerantz’s Celebration of Life on Feb. 28 followed by the College of Podiatric Medicine’s Dean’s Lecture on Mar. 1. And there by will be WesternU activities at professional conferences in San Diego, Oregon, Las Vegas and Nashville.
Find all the details at http://www.westernu.edu/AlumniEvents.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
RECENT ALUMNI NEWS:
Kentaro Onishi, DO ’10, a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and an assistant professor at the Pitt Medical School, is part of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) medical team at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
In September, U.S. Army Capt. Jeremy Lewis, DVM ’10, a Veterinary Corps Officer out of the Public Health Command-Atlantic in Fort Bragg, N.C., won the 2017 Regional Health Command-Atlantic Best Medic Competition.
Diva Malinowski Green, DVM ’16, was featured in an NBC Boston news segment on her treatment of an arthritic giraffe using acupuncture. The segment re-aired several times and was even picked up by NBC affiliates nationwide, as well as news outlets in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Russia. The segment can be viewed here.
Amy Gouley, MSPA ’03, founder of the non-profit Project Happy Face, was named as one of 50 individuals whose work best represents the PA profession. Her organization provides dermatological treatments and products to disadvantaged junior and senior high school students to help boost their self-esteem and confidence.