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University Orientation – 2021

In addition to the self-paced presentations below, University Student Affairs is hosting a live-virtual orientation via Teams for our newest students.


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Sylvia Manning
Interim President

“You’re going to launch the next wonderful career ahead of you.”

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From University Administration and Student Government Association

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David Baron, DO, MSeD
Provost & Chief Academic Officer

“Our sole focus and mission is on providing the highest quality education that we can for you to achieve your goals as a health professional.”

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Beverly Guidry, EdD
Senior VP for University Student Affairs

“You are joining one of the most comprehensive health sciences Universities in the United States and you have earned your seat.”

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Douglas Weng
DPM 2024
Executive President, SGA

“Don’t ever think you are alone in this journey. Everyone here is, or has been, in your shoes.”

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University Support Team Videos

  • img_tech_keyboard Information Technology
    Dr. Denise Wilcox
  • Student Health
    Trena Rich
  • Second-year Western University of Health Sciences students are completing their Interprofessional Education (IPE) classwork with a course designed to motivate, excite and challenge them as they build relationships with other health professionals. Interprofessional Education (IPE) 6100 course administrators created a new version of the or the 2017-18 academic year, looking to stimulate interest through interprofessional simulations from second-year students from across the University. The new IPE face-to-face assignment was created by Dr. Jasmine Yumori, Course Director of Interprofessional Education. She was looking to get more engagement and excitement from the nearly 800 students who participated in the final class, IPE 6100. Financial Aid
    Julie Sarratt
  • Center for Disability and Health Policy
    Michelle Cowling
  • westernu-01 Safety & Security
    Dave Sevesind
  • Optum Behavorial Health
    Dr. Anna Couch
  • Communications
    Barbara O’Malley
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    New Students
    Student Clubs
    Virtual Reality Learning Center -College of Dental Medicine students use the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table in the new Virtual Reality Learning Center housed in the Harriet K. and Philip Pumerantz Library at Western University of Health Sciences Friday,