COMP Alumnus Helps Build an n95 mask decontamination center at southern california hospital
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP) alumnus Jason Wei, DO ’17, was on a pediatric rehabilitation rotation at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) when it went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.
Seeing the fast rise in COVID-19 cases across the country and the subsequent shortage of N95 surgical masks for health care workers, Dr. Wei – inspired by an article he read about using UVC light to perform N95 mask disinfection at the University of Nebraska – quickly went into action.
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Western University of Health Sciences is one of the best universities in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by the “Great Colleges to Work For” program.
WesternU, which has campuses in Pomona, California and Lebanon, Oregon, has received this honor eight years in a row from The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities. WesternU was recognized in the category “Compensation and Benefits.”
“To yet again be recognized as a ‘Great College to Work For’ highlights the WesternU mission: educating health professionals to become highly skilled, humanistic healers,” said WesternU President Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD. “This foundational commitment to humanism and compassion encompasses all who learn and work at our University.”
Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry (CO) alumna Cristina Acevedo, OD ’19, was finishing her residency when staunch CO supporter Ed Hernandez, OD, reached out to her about
Western University of Health Sciences virtually welcomed 53 parents and students to the 9th Pomona Health Career Ladder (PHCL) Summer Program July 27-31, 2020. WesternU’s Office of Mission Integration - Center for Academic Community Engagement (ACE) provided summer educational events designed to foster a new generation of health care leaders.
Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine (CPM) held its White Coat ceremony for 50 incoming Class of 2024 students via Zoom Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.