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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.



Pet Health Care

611 E. Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766
Pet Health Center Building

The Pet Health Center is a full-service veterinary hospital offering a variety of services, including preventive care, vaccines, routine surgeries such as spay and neuter, and dental cleanings.Call today for an appointment.

Spay/Neuter Center East Valley

14409 Vanowen St, Van Nuys CA 91405
WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine and LA Animal Services celebrate the opening of the East Valley Spay/Neuter Center in Van Nuys.

The WesternU Spay/Neuter Center is a high quality high volume spay/neuter and wellness teaching center serving Van Nuys and surrounding communities.

east-west-video-spotlight COMP Professor Alan D. Cundari, DO ’85, MSHPE ’92, received the Distinguished Service Award at the 2019 East West Scholarship Dinner. WATCH VIDEO VIDEO SPOTLIGHT

Interprofessional Education (IPE)

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Collaboration and teamwork among health professionals are important aspects to the delivery of high-quality patient care. A landmark report by the Institute of Medicine suggests health care workforce preparation should include interprofessional education (IPE).
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WesternU View Magazine

Arts have the ability to comfort, provoke thought, connect us to each other, and to help us heal during this time of uncertainty and upheaval. They are a reflection of our culture, identity and the times in which we live. This unique magazine has always stood apart as a place to reflect upon and share the art of medicine and the humanistic principles that guide this University’s mission.

Please visit the Humanism in the Health Sciences website for submission guidelines and more information.


Great Colleges to Work For 2019

Great Colleges to Work For

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.”

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WesternU News

WesternU inspires the next generation of healers

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.

WesternU College of Podiatric Medicine welcomes 50 new students

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.

WesternU COMP and COMP-Northwest students step into a new era of health care

Western University of Health Sciences welcomed more than 340 new osteopathic medical students to its Pomona, California and Lebanon, Oregon campuses Aug. 7, 2020.


Jeremy Lewis DVM '10

WesternU College of Graduate Nursing alumna Christine Dang, DNP ’16, MSN-FNP ’16, is using her DNP training to save lives. Read more

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