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Dat Q. Trinh, DO, MSHPE


Vice Chair of Department of Family Medicine; Associate Professor of Family Medicine

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

E-Mail: dtrinh@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-5613 | Join year: 2006

Education

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, California 2003

Masters of Science in Health Professions Education, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Paicific, Pomona, California 2003

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of California, Irvine, California, 1977

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California, 1977

 POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING

            Residency, Family Medicine, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, CA 2004-2006     

            Internship, Family Medicine, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, CA 2003-2004     

FELLOWSHIP

            Donald W. Reynolds FD~AGE Mini-Fellowship Program at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA  2007     

            Pre-doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA 2003

 
 

Education Experience

The COSTIN Institute

  • The COSTIN Institute for Medical Educators is an academic program specifically designed for Osteopathic Medical personnel currently involved in teaching, academic management as well as those aspiring to a career in medical acadme.
  • Midwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2011 - 2012 

Certification

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians - Family Medicine, 2007

Professional Experience

 Poster Presentation:  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Medical School.  STFM Conference on Medical Student Education, Long Beach, CA.  February 2-5, 2012

Hospital Inspection

  • Mid-cycle evaluation, Downey Regional Medical Center Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Plus One Residency; 12/7/2010

Work Site

Western University Patient Care Center, Pomona, CA

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Pomona, CA

  • Staff physician, Department of Family Medicine, 2006 - present

Doctors Hospital Medical Center, Montclair, CA 

  • Staff physician, Department of Family Medicine, 2006 - presentl

Teaching Experience

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

  • Essentials of Clinical Medicine Course (ECM I, II, III, IV) - Facilitator

Osteopathic Post-graduate Training Institute (OPTI)-West Educational Consortium, Pomona, CA

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Resource Coordinator, 2006 - present

Courses

Educational Activities at Western University:

     Clinical Performance Evaluation - Course Coordinator

     Preceptor for Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Rotations

     Teach OMM to the residents within OPTI-West (lecture and hands-on sessions)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Research Interest

Research Interest: Emotional Intelligence, academic outcome, evaluating methods, and inter-discipline research relate to osteopathic manipulative treatment.

Research Grant

Co-Investigator, Prevalence of Dry Eye in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients, grant approved.  3/2012

Awards

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Faculty Award for Professionalism - 2011

Selected for the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) Level 2-PE Standard Setting Committee Member - 2010

Recognized as a National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) Test Item Writer - 2006, 2008 & 2009

Asian American Scholarship - 2000

Phi Beta Kappa - 1997

Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemistry Honor Sociery - 1997

Kingston Scholarship - 1992

Lifetime Natioanl Golden Key Member

2003 Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship in OMM, COMP, Pomona, CA
 

Organizations

 American Osteopathic Association (AOA) - 1998-present

American Academy of Osteopathy - 2005-present

American College of Osteopathic Family Physician - 1998-present   

Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon of California - 1998-present

Cranial Academy - 2000-2005 & 2008-present

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine - 2006-present

 

NATIONAL INVOLVEMENT:

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) Test Items Writer (2006, 2008, 2009)

Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) Level 2-PE.  Standard Setting Committee Member. (2010)

Committees

Student Performance Committee; Chair, 2008 - present

Awards Committee; Ex Officio, 2008 - present