OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS: Fostering Excellence in Future Physicians


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Mirabelle Fernandes Paul, EdD

Assistant Vice President
University Student Affairs
WesternU Oregon
Assistant Dean
Office of Student Affairs

Phone: 541-259-0220

Shauna Detweiler

Office of Student Affairs

Phone: 541-259-0209

Brian O’Driscoll

Learning Skills Specialist
LEAD Office

Phone: 541-259-0209

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Office of Student Affairs Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest 200 Mullins Drive, Lebanon, OR 97355

Our Mission

  • Advocate for collective and individual student needs
  • Connect students to resources based on their individual needs
  • Assist students in optimizing your personal “brand” and maximizing your residency options
  • Guide students towards healthy and sustainable relationships with patients, colleagues, faculty and staff
  • Collaborate with faculty and key departments to achieve the best student educational outcomes
  • Encourage students to stay healthy and achieve balance between life and school
  • Implement innovative strategies for supporting and caring for our students
  • Model humanism and the highest professional and ethical standards
  • Promote effective communication, cultural awareness, and inclusivity