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Message from the Dean

Paula M. Crone, DO

Paula M. Crone, DO

The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific is staffed by an outstanding group of health care professionals and support staff. Our daily efforts create the end product of our service: Technically Competent, Culturally Sensitive, Professional and Compassionate Physicians. More…


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About the College

About the CollegeThe College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) supports Western University of Health Sciences in its mission to increase the availability of Physicians to serve the needs of the people living in the western region of the United States. More…

History

HistoryThe College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), was established in 1977 as a direct and important response to a critical shortage of primary care physicians in the western United States. More…


Giving

Support the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

For information about how to support the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, please contact the Office of Annual Giving and Donor Relations: (909) 706-3476.

Featured Story

Lips Painted Blue

Wyman, a second-year student in Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, and a 2012 Master of Science in Medical Sciences graduate, realized there were few resources available for children with PH. Inspired to communicate to kids about this condition, Wyman created an animated series about the potentially deadly disease and fittingly called it “Lips Painted Blue.” It’s aimed at giving children and teens with pulmonary hypertension a tool to better relate to and understand the disease. Read more


Faculty Spotlight

2014 ACP Master Teacher Award

Edward Barnes, MD, FACP, was awarded “The 2014 Master Teacher” award from the American College of Physicians (ACP), California Region-2, on Oct. 18.
The American College of Physicians is a national organization of internists — physician specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.


Alumni Spotlight

2014 Resident of the Year Award

Joel Abbott, DO COMP Class of 2009 was named the 2014 Resident of the Year by the American Osteopathic Foundation. The awards dinner was held on Friday, October 24th in Seattle, WA during the OMED conference.


Student Spotlight

COMP students author textbook chapter

Three College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) students wrote a chapter in The Textbook of Nanoneuroscience and Nanoneurosurgery, published by CRC Press and edited by Babak Kateb and John D. Heiss. COMP Dean Paula Crone, DO, congratulated the students — second-year student Houman Badrzadeh, DO ’17, and third-year students Michelle Knosp, DO ’16, and Peyman Tashkandi, DO ’16 — and presented them with commendations.Click here to read the full story.


Events

WesternU Events

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Thanksgiving Day
11/27/2014

Thanksgiving Weekend
11/28/2014

Winter Break
12/20/2014

Christmas Day
12/25/2014

Winter Break
12/26/2014

New Years Eve
12/31/2014


COMP-Northwest

COMP-Northwest homeCOMP-Northwest is our additional campus located in Lebanon, OR.
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