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WesternU View – Winter 2018

WesternU holds first Alumni Reunion
11 months ago

WesternU holds first Alumni Reunion

More than 100 alumni and guests attended the first Western University of Health Sciences Alumni Reunion, held Sept. 15, 2018 on the WesternU Pomona, California campus.

WesternU has nearly 3,900 …
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Tributes to retiring CVM faculty members
11 months ago

Tributes to retiring CVM faculty members

College of Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff and students gathered on a warm May afternoon to pay tribute to two retiring faculty members, Wendell Cole, DVM, DACP, and Ronald Terra, DVM, …
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Longtime pharmacy educator retires
11 months ago

Longtime pharmacy educator retires

Sam Shimomura, PharmD, already had a long and distinguished career at UC San Francisco’s School of Pharmacy when he decided to take a chance on an intriguing new opportunity. He …
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College of Health Sciences research champion retires
11 months ago

College of Health Sciences research champion retires

College of Health Sciences Emerita Professor of Physical Therapy Education Donna Redman-Bentley, PT, PhD, has retired after 20 years of service at WesternU. She oversaw the Department of Physical Therapy …
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College of Optometry bids farewell to its No. 1 cheerleader
11 months ago

College of Optometry bids farewell to its No. 1 cheerleader

WesternU College of Optometry Founding Dean Elizabeth Hoppe, OD, MPH, DrPH, hired her first faculty member, Daniel Kurtz, OD, about a month after her first day on the job. They …
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Retired COMP Professor Duane Foley served WesternU with distinction for more than 34 years
11 months ago

Retired COMP Professor Duane Foley served WesternU with distinction for more than 34 years

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Professor of Physiology Emeritus Duane Foley, PhD, who retired in July 2018, taught diverse subjects in medical physiology to COMP students for more …
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Anatomy lessons made to order
11 months ago

Anatomy lessons made to order

The acromion process, a bony projection on the scapula that goes over the top of the shoulder, typically has three variations on the bottom – flat, curved or hooked. Because …
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Lessons from the heart
1 year ago

Lessons from the heart

Tin Man is teaching WesternU College of Veterinary Medicine students valuable lessons long after his flawed heart gave out.

Fourth-year CVM student Kelley Black fostered Tin Man during her second …
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WesternU team creates prototype to study advantages of 3D printed models
1 year ago

WesternU team creates prototype to study advantages of 3D printed models

WesternU Professor, Educational 3D Technology team collaborate on a brain-eye pathways 3D learning model

A Western University of Health Sciences professor and the WesternU 3D Technology team, part of WesternU …
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WesternU introduces Eye Movement Simulator
1 year ago

WesternU introduces Eye Movement Simulator

Western University of Health Sciences students and faculty are getting the first look at a game-changing Eye Movement Simulator that will help health care professionals across all disciplines learn about …
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