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Dat Q. Trinh, DO, MSHPE

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 Pacific, Pomona, California 2003

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of California, Irvine, California, 1997

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, California, 1997

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

COSTIN Scholar

  • 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 academe.
  • 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 - 2012

Doctors Hospital Medical Center, Montclair, CA

  • Staff physician, Department of Family Medicine, 2006 - 2012

Teaching Experience

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

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

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

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Resource and Faculty Coordinator, 2006 - present

Courses

Educational Activities at Western University:

Clinical PerformanceEvaluation - 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 Society - 1997

Kingston Scholarship - 1992

Lifetime National Golden Key Member

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 - 2015

Awards Committee; Ex Officio, 2008 - 2015