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Dat Q. Trinh, DO, MSHPE

Dat Q. Trinh, DO, MSHPE

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

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific

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

  • License

    California Osteopathic Medical Board, 2007

    Drug Enforcement Administration

  • 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