Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest Western University of Health Sciences

Message from the Dean

Paula M. Crone, D.O.

Paula M. Crone, D.O.

COMP-Northwest will continue the traditions started by COMP in 1977. We will train physicians for our future that will be capable of marshalling in a new era of medicine. Our students will become the health care leaders of tomorrow, utilizing the knowledge and technology available today to practice from the Pacific Northwest to all corners of the globe with purpose, passion and skill.

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About the College

COMP-Northwest is the second medical school campus of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), which is the medical school of WesternU. COMP-NW operates from a ­55,000-square-foot Medical Education and Research Building. More…

Giving to COMP-Northwest

For information about how to support COMP-NW, please contact COMP-Northwest’s Associate Director of Development Patti Daskalos (541) 259-0362 or email: pdaskalos@westernu.edu.


Willed Body Donation Program

Oregon Campus

More and more people are making arrangements to donate their bodies each year to medical education after death. The gift this offers to humankind is immeasurable and is deemed “priceless” to our future doctors and researchers who through the hands-on experience gain knowledge that cannot be acquired by any other means.
For more information please contact Steven H. Carmichael, Director, Willed Body Donation Program (541) 259-0256 or email: scarmichael@westernu.edu.

COMP-Northwest News

Welcome to COMP-Northwest

Faculty Spotlight

Google Glasses used at COMP-Northwest

Brion Benninger, anatomy professor at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest, is using Google Glasses to teach anatomy in a more realistic setting.

Student Spotlight

Welcome Class of 2018

Welcome to COMP-Northwest’s newest students…Every year we are impressed by the phenomenal group of people who choose this path. This year is no different.

COMP-Northwest News

COMP-Northwest starts wellness initiative, considers new programs

Applause filled the room several times as Dr. Paula Crone, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest, gave an update on the college and talked about possible growth.

Keep up with more of the latest developments about COMP-Northwest by visiting our WesternU News area.


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